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New York Senate Passes Rear Passenger Seatbelt Requirement

Posted: March 9, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

There has always been a myth that riding in the back seat of a vehicle is less dangerous than riding in the front. Most states now require front-seat passengers to wear seat belts or face a costly traffic citation. The truth is that back seat passengers might be up to three times more likely to […]

A Man Turns Himself In After Realizing He Hit A Pedestrian

Posted: March 5, 2020 | Categories: Hit and Run Accidents

Under New York Vehicle and Traffic Law, leaving the scene of an accident, also called hit-and-run, is considered to be a crime. The law is separated into two main categories: leaving the scene of an accident involving property damage and leaving the scene of an accident involving injury. For accidents that involve just property damage, […]

School Bus Accident Where 5 Were Injured Is Still Under Investigation

Posted: March 4, 2020 | Categories: Bus Accidents

New research backs up the assertion that the school bus is the safest way for students to get to and from school. Data collected from varying school systems from August 1st to June 30th reported the data that only a fraction of 1% of all students who ride the bus were injured during the 2018-2019 […]

FDNY Rescued 3 Workers Trapped Under Construction Debris After A Scaffold Collapses

Posted: March 3, 2020 | Categories: Construction Accidents

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in the construction industry is expected to increase over the next few years. Although the construction industry only accounts for a small percentage of overall employment, it contributes significantly to the number of on-the-job deaths reported annually. Approximately 30% of all reported fatalities come from the construction […]

A 7-Year-Old Boy Died In A Pedestrian Accident

Posted: March 2, 2020 | Categories: Pedestrian Accidents

In late December of last year, New York City officials announced that pedestrian traffic deaths had risen for the first time since Mayor Bill de Blasio took office. As of December 22nd of 2019, there were 215 traffic fatalities citywide, which was up from 195 in 2018. 117 of those fatalities were pedestrians, compared to […]

A 10-Year-Old Pedestrian Was Killed In A Bus Accident

Posted: February 27, 2020 | Categories: Bus Accidents

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely than passenger vehicle occupants to be killed in a car crash on each trip. In 2016, there were 5,987 pedestrians killed in traffic collisions in the United States. In addition to the fatalities, nearly 129,000 pedestrians were treated at hospitals […]

A Mega Bus Rear-Ends A Tractor Trailer. Only Minor Injuries Were Reported.

Posted: February 26, 2020 | Categories: News

When it comes to travel, deciding to make a journey by coach bus is comfortable, safe, and economical. Taking a bus rather than driving allows a person to nap, read, or work while traveling. Unlike airports, which tend to be located an hour or more outside of most metropolitan areas, many bus stations are located […]

Three Cars Wrecked After Drivers Race In The Streets Of Park Slope

Posted: February 25, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

While California is probably the best-known location for street racing, thanks to film franchises like The Fast and The Furious, it is a nationwide concern. In New York, boroughs like Queens and the Bronx are a haven for those who like to test out their modified cars in illegal street races. Another spot in Long […]

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