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Driver Who Hit And Killed Pedestrian Receives Minor Citations

Posted: May 6, 2019 | Categories: News

In New York, the law provides extensive regulations for both drivers, pedestrians, and bicycles alike. Typically, pedestrians are going to have the right of way if they are in a crosswalk, even if they are crossing against the light. The only time that a pedestrian does not have the right of way is if they […]

15 Year-Olds Lead Police In High-Speed Chase After Stealing A Car

Posted: May 3, 2019 | Categories: News

High-speed police pursuits are often the cause of serious motor vehicle accidents. They lead to serious injury and sometimes death, for both officers and innocent bystanders. Most police jurisdictions have policies in place that determine when an officer or officers can engage in a high-speed pursuit. High-speed pursuits sometimes occur after minor traffic violations and […]

Second Officer This Month Dies From Auto Accident

Posted: May 2, 2019 | Categories: News

Police officers often risk their lives on a daily basis. However, the leading cause of police officer deaths in the line of duty may be surprising. The primary cause, most years, is vehicle crashes. According to the CDC, in the last 10 years, there has been one law enforcement officer killed every week in crashes […]

New Jersey Roller Coaster Launches Test Dummies

Posted: May 1, 2019 | Categories: News

Amusement park accidents might seem rare but they’re actually more common than originally thought. The chances of being involved in an accident causing serious injury at an amusement park are 1 in 16 million according to the National Safety Council. However, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that in 2017, there were 29,400 emergency […]

Increased Numbers Of Construction Worker Deaths

Posted: April 30, 2019 | Categories: News

The statistics surrounding construction site accidents are shocking. According to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), one in ten construction site workers is injured every year. The Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that there are some 150,000 construction site accidents each year, falls were the leading cause of injury. Contact with equipment was also […]

Only 1 Injured In Crash Between Motorcycle And School Bus

Posted: April 29, 2019 | Categories: News

New York enacted a no-fault insurance law in the 1970s to ensure that insurance companies would pay for car accident medical expenses, lost earnings, and incidental costs regardless of who is at fault in the crash. The legislation was intended to speed up compensation without tying up court systems in drawn-out litigation over fault and […]

Drunk Firefighter Crashes Into Pole, Injures Passengers, And Flees The Scene

Posted: April 26, 2019 | Categories: News

In New York, the offense for vehicular assault can be charged in two ways. The first is vehicular assault in the second degree, which is a class “E” felony. The second is vehicular assault in the first degree and is a class “D” felony. Vehicular assault in the second degree has penalties that can include […]

Teens Injured And Killed After Car Flies Into A Tree

Posted: April 25, 2019 | Categories: News

Every year, one of the leading causes of teen deaths is car accidents and often occur due to inexperience. Those involved in these accidents usually have their licenses for less than three years. Paired together, speeding and inexperience can lead to tragic outcomes including serious injury and death. Distracted driving is also becoming a huge […]

Safety Hearing For New Limousine Regulations Follow Deadly October Crash

Posted: April 24, 2019 | Categories: News

A tragic limousine accident occurred in October last year and killed 20 people, including the driver. Further investigation revealed that the modified SUV should not have even been on the road. Both state officials and officials from the National Transportation Safety Board have been investigating the deadly crash. The operator of the limousine company, Nauman […]

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