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Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash May Have Been Due To Opioids

Posted: February 21, 2019 | Categories: News

People normally associate DUI with alcohol or illicit drugs. However, driving under the influence is not limited to just alcohol or illegal drugs. Anything that alters a person’s mental state and affects their ability to drive can lead to a DUI charge. In fact, the opioid epidemic has spread to our nation’s highways, with the […]

Vision Zero Expands Into Brooklyn

Posted: February 20, 2019 | Categories: News

Last year, New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero initiative, a program aimed at reducing pedestrian deaths made a momentous announcement. De Blasio announced that in 2017, not only did the city see a decrease in overall traffic accidents, but that traffic accidents involving pedestrians also fell. In fact, the city saw a […]

Woman Falls Down Subway Stairs To Her Death At 7th Avenue Station

Posted: February 19, 2019 | Categories: News

The New York Subway is probably one of the most iconic in the nation. The first underground line of the subway opened on October 27, 1904. Still running today, it’s no surprise that the subway services millions of New Yorkers and tourists in a single day. Just how many? Approximately 5.8 million ride the subway […]

Guilty Plea In Accident Involving 18 Motorcyclists

Posted: February 18, 2019 | Categories: News

Because motorcycles lack most safety features that automobiles have, such as seatbelts and airbags, it’s no surprise that motorcyclists are more at risk for serious injuries and fatalities. Because we share the road with motorcycles, we all have a responsibility to drive in a way that is safer for bikers sharing our roadways. According to […]

New Law In New York Requires Workers To Get Much More Safety Training After Injury Increase

Posted: February 15, 2019 | Categories: News

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration was created by the Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1970. Its primary goal is to provide a safe and healthy workplace for workers in the United States. They set and enforce workplace standards as well as providing education, training, and outreach. Most employees in the United States fall […]

Officer Dies In Garbage Truck Crash

Posted: February 14, 2019 | Categories: News

ABC 7 New York reports on a fatal crash involving an off-duty NYPD officer and a city garbage truck. A horrific accident claimed the life of an off-duty New York Police Department officer early on the morning of Wednesday, January 16, 2019. 28-year-old Brian Kessler, who was assigned to Police Service #8 of the housing […]

Cross Bronx Expressway Crash Ends In Fatality

Posted: February 13, 2019 | Categories: News

Car accidents are an unfortunate fact of life and chances are that if you haven’t been in one, you will witness at least one in your lifetime. If you do witness a car accident, keep safety first in mind. Pull over to help, but make sure that your vehicle is safely out of the way […]

Crash Blamed On Tesla Autopilot System

Posted: February 12, 2019 | Categories: News

The Tesla Autopilot is perhaps one of the first steps to truly automated vehicles, once thought to be squarely in the realm of science fiction and fantasy. While it cannot quite drive the vehicle on its own, it does offer assistance keeping the vehicle in its lane and can automatically adjust its speed based on […]

Fatal Long Island Crash Started With Teen Fleeing Police

Posted: February 11, 2019 | Categories: News

Police are trained in how to drive in stressful conditions, which includes training on how to maneuver at high speeds, such as those that often occur in chases. Many police departments have guidelines on when a chase can be initiated and when one must be called off because of the danger to the public. Often […]

Speed Is Of The Essence In An Emergency

Posted: February 8, 2019 | Categories: News

Seat belts, airbags, lane departure warnings, emergency braking, and other safety features are all designed to keep people as safe as possible during a crash. While these safety features have undoubtedly lowered the incidence of fatal accidents and injuries, it turns out there’s an even more important factor in whether or not a crash will […]

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