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Salina Crash Shows Why You Need To Move Over When Approaching An Accident

Posted: January 24, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

Syracuse.com reports that a trooper has been injured while investigating a crash in Salina. The incident occurred on Wednesday morning on the Onondaga Lake Parkway.  Photos posted by the state police in a Tweet indicate that the trooper’s vehicle appeared to have been rear-ended. The police officer suffered from minor injuries. The crash that the officer was […]

Train Strikes Tractor-Trailer In Rockland County

Posted: January 23, 2020 | Categories: Truck Accidents

https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2020/01/21/rockland-county-train-strikes-tractor-trailer/ In 1981, the Federal Railroad Administration began keeping track of when trains collided with vehicles at railroad crossings. That year, there were 9,461 collisions with 728 reported fatalities and 3,293 injuries. In 2015, the agency reported 2,075 collisions with 265 fatalities and 798 injuries. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a motorist […]

Slick Roads Blamed For Bronx River Parkway Accident

Posted: January 22, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

The winter season officially began on December 21st and will continue through March 19th. During this season, take notice that 70% of America’s roadways lie in areas that will receive snowfall during the season. 70% of the population also live in regions where there will be snowfall this winter. For those on the roadways, they […]

Teen Driver Crashes Into Trees In Erin

Posted: January 21, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

Like many states concerned with the number of teen deaths in automobile accidents, New York State has implemented a graduated driver’s license program. This means that before they have full driving privileges, a New York teen must first get a learner’s permit, a junior driver’s license, and at 18 years of age, they can get […]

Staten Island Accident Response Policy Causes Problems, But It May Expand Anyway

Posted: January 20, 2020 | Categories: News

New York is a large metropolitan area, which means that there is no way for police to respond to every accident. Because of this, New York law requires that a driver involved in an accident resulting in more than $1,000 in property damage or an injury or death be reported to the police within 10 […]

Elderly Woman Struck By Sanitation Truck, Driver Flees

Posted: January 17, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

Shortly after taking office, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his Vision Zero initiative, which hoped to reduce pedestrian fatalities in the city to zero. As part of the plan to reduce those fatalities, the city introduced safety upgrades. Some of these safety upgrades were giving pedestrians head starts at crosswalks, installing an […]

Stolen Truck Leads To Police Chase, Crash In Hempstead

Posted: January 16, 2020 | Categories: News

It wasn’t until 2006 that New York had specific statutes governing people who flee from police officers in their motor vehicles. Before that, trying to elude a police officer was just a traffic infraction, “failure to obey a police officer.” Now, there are three separate statutes governing fleeing from a police officer. The first is […]

Teenager Walking On Tracks Struck And Killed By Amtrak Train In Hanahan

Posted: January 15, 2020 | Categories: News

Trespassing onto railroad tracks has become an increasing concern. While many of the reasons for people trespassing on railroad tracks are unknown, there are some that are known. Sometimes, people climb down onto subway or railroad tracks to retrieve an item they dropped. Many times, these items are cell phones or earbuds. At times, homeless […]

Warmer Weather May Lead To An Increase In Accidents Says New Study

Posted: January 14, 2020 | Categories: News

Climate change has become a major concern for millions of people worldwide. Recent events, such as Greta Thunberg winning the Nobel Prize had brought the issue even more into the forefront and into the public eye. Although the issue of climate change does have its detractors, many scientists and meteorologists have stated that it is […]

A Third Of E-Scooter Accidents Involve Head Injuries

Posted: January 13, 2020 | Categories: News

E-scooters, like the ones that are rented by companies like Bird and Lime are popular, particularly in downtown areas and college campuses. They may present a cheap, easy mode of transportation when you don’t have far to go, but they also pose not-so-hidden dangers. Ever since the scooters started popping up in cities across the […]

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