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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Assemblyman Blames Crash On His Wife, According To News Report

Posted: January 10, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

In New York, they have two possible charges for people who drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. New York has a charge called DWAI, which means driving while ability impaired. This is charged when a person’s blood-alcohol level is .05% to .07%, but not over 0.08%. It can also be charged when […]

Snowplow Crash Shuts Down Lane Of New York State Thruway

Posted: January 8, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

New York City is one of those locations that is either lucky enough or unlucky enough to receive a good amount of snowfall each year. Snow can begin as early as November and last through April. In order to keep the city moving, it employs snowplows that clear the roadways of snow and ice to […]

Intersection In Dickson Continues To Be Extremely Dangerous

Posted: January 6, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

Like many cities, New York has its share of dangerous intersections. Even though Mayor Bill de Blasio has initiated “Vision Zero” in an attempt to reduce traffic fatalities throughout the city, dangerous intersections still exist. The intersection at 6th Avenue and West 23rd Street was ranked as one of the most dangerous intersections. This is […]

I-684 Crash Injures Five People, Two Children Ejected From Vehicle

Posted: January 3, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

According to the Centers for Disease Control, along with DUI and along with distracted driving, driving while tired or drowsy driving is a major issue. Aside from the possibility of falling asleep at the wheel, drowsy driving can impact your ability to pay attention to the road, slow reaction time, and affect the ability to […]

Trooper Suspended For Crashing Into Minivan

Posted: January 2, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

Police officers, firefighters, and paramedics who are driving vehicles responding to an emergency can lawfully violate traffic statutes. Despite this legal authority to violate traffic laws, drivers may be held liable if they are in an accident while responding to a call. However, when compared to another driver, a higher standard applies when attempting to […]

Putnam Woman Accused Of Leaving The Scene Of An Accident

Posted: December 23, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

New York has laws that require for people involved in a traffic accident to stop and share their insurance and license information with the other parties involved. New York law provides for serious penalties for those that do not stop and share information. If there is just property damage involved, it is considered a traffic […]

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