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Virtual Pipeline Truck Crashes, Driver Killed, Methane Gas Leaked

Posted: September 27, 2019 | Categories: Truck Accidents

In rural areas, getting natural gas often requires that trucks carrying the gas ship it there. This is because in some rural areas, there are no natural gas pipelines to carry the gas to their location. The trucks that carry the gas are often called “virtual pipeline” trucks. They contain specially designed cylinders that carry […]

Bus Rider Injuries Increasing Due To Crowded NYC Streets, Jerky Bus Movements

Posted: September 26, 2019 | Categories: Bus Accidents

Buses make up a major part of the Metro Transit Authority’s efforts to get New Yorker’s to their destinations. While overall, transit buses are a safe way to travel, it seems that New York’s bus riders are experiencing more injuries. Beginning in 2015, MTA buses were involved in 21,823 crashes. This averages to about 23 […]

Another Military Cadet Death Blamed On Vehicle Rollover

Posted: September 25, 2019 | Categories: News

Frequent deployments and unpredictable defense funding since 9/11 has forced the Armed Services to make do on less. Most of the vehicles currently being used by soldiers today are older than the servicemen who utilize them. The newer vehicles suffer from a shortage of parts. Constant maintenance being done by fewer and fewer troops mean […]

Man Jumps In Front Of Train While Holding Daughter, Child Survives

Posted: September 24, 2019 | Categories: News

While it’s hard to determine what motivates people to trespass on train tracks, it is known that fatalities have occurred in collisions involving trains and pedestrians. According to the Federal Railroad Administration, in 2018, there were a total of 571 trespassing fatalities nationwide. California garnered the largest share of these fatalities, with 123. New York […]

Driver In The Bronx Kills Child In Stroller

Posted: September 23, 2019 | Categories: News

New York is a “no-fault” state when it comes to auto insurance. This means that drivers are required to carry a certain amount of personal injury and property insurance which will pay for damages no matter who is at fault. For those who decide to try and drive without insurance, New York has some stiff […]

Transit Worker Falls In Train Tunnel, Electrocuted By Rail But Lives

Posted: September 19, 2019 | Categories: News

The New York subway system is not without its share of problems. Subway officials work amid hampering conditions to keep trains running on time. These problems include ancient signals, creaky trains, and more recently, people who venture onto the tracks. In 2017, there were 900 incidents where someone was on the tracks or was hit […]

Woman Leaves Hospital After Three Car Collision

Posted: September 17, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

While smartphones are probably responsible for a majority of distracted driving accidents, such accidents have been occurring regularly. Before smartphones, people would be distracted by older cell phones, their car radios, tape, or CD players. People also become distracted by passengers and by eating or drinking while driving. Distracted driving is a factor in approximately […]

Box Truck Strikes Utility Vehicle In Queens, Worker Killed

Posted: September 16, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

At some point, almost all of us have seen the vehicles on the side of roadways or at construction sites. These vehicles have a bucket that can support a man or two and lift them in the air while they make repairs to utility lines. It’s commonly called a cherry picker and as it turns […]

Drag Racer Sentenced In Crash That Killed NJ Vice Principal In A Hit And Run

Posted: September 13, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

New York law defines street racing as engaging in a speed contest or race. Exhibitions or contests of speed are punishable under this law. The laws include all forms of street racing: speed racing, drag racing, drifting, or other similar displays or contests of speed. Not only will the drivers be punished, but anyone who […]

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