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DUI Driver Causes The Death Of A Reverend In Accident

Posted: April 22, 2019 | Categories: News

New York has a number of laws that govern impaired driving. In addition to driving while intoxicated (DWI), they also have aggravated DWI, and DWAI, also known as driving while your ability is impaired. Driving while your ability is impaired can be charged with a blood-alcohol content from 0.05% to 0.0799%. Another DWAI charge involves […]

Man Awarded $100 Million In MTA Lawsuit

Posted: April 19, 2019 | Categories: News

The Metropolitan Transit Authority is one of the busiest in the world, with millions of riders utilizing its subways and buses each day. While generally a safe form of transportation, the MTA has been seeing a spate of accidents lately. One of those accidents involved a man’s clothing catching on a subway train as he […]

New Investigation Is Launched Into The American Airline Accident

Posted: April 18, 2019 | Categories: News

Historically, air travel is generally safer than travel by vehicle. The numbers don’t lie when it comes to this fact. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2015, there were 32,166 fatal motor vehicle accidents that led to slightly more than 35,000 deaths. The National Transportation Safety Board also has the numbers on […]

Motorized Bikes With Faulty Brakes Causes Injuries

Posted: April 17, 2019 | Categories: News

Just like the e-scooters offered by companies like Bird and Lime, motorized pedal bike rentals are becoming just as popular. Companies such as Uber and Lyft are offering electric bikes for rent in major cities and on college campuses nationwide. Unfortunately, the widespread use of both the bikes and the scooters have led to a […]

Accidental Construction Deaths See Highest Numbers In Years

Posted: April 16, 2019 | Categories: News

The Construction industry is one of the most dangerous industries in New York. Through October of 2018, construction accidents and injuries had already outpaced year-end numbers recorded in 2017 and have increased each year since 2014. As of November 21st, 2018, these accidental fatalities were at 12, which is the same as the three previous […]

DUI Driver With License Suspended 6 Times Kills Bicyclist

Posted: April 15, 2019 | Categories: Bicycle Accidents

Millions of New Yorkers choose to use bicycles as a mode of transportation each year. Some choose to only bike occasionally, while others bike daily either for fitness or as a part of their commute. While generally, most drivers are conscientious of bicyclists in the city, following a few safety tips can help ensure you’re […]

Snowmobile Deaths On The Rise

Posted: April 12, 2019 | Categories: News

Snowmobiling is a popular recreational activity during the winter in New York. While most of the time, these are safe vehicles to operate and ride, accidents do occur. During the 2016-17 season, there were 183 snowmobile accidents in New York. Of those, 20 were fatal, resulting in 24 deaths. This is an increase over 2015-16, […]

Hit And Run Suspect Identified By Police

Posted: April 11, 2019 | Categories: News

According to the New York Department of Health website, each year there are 312 vehicle-versus-pedestrian accidents resulting in death. Motor vehicle traffic-related pedestrian injuries result in approximately 3,027 hospitalizations each year. There are 12,506 emergency room visits due to pedestrians being struck by motor vehicles in New York. While Mayor de Blasio’s Vision Zero initiative […]

Buses Collide In Greenwich

Posted: April 10, 2019 | Categories: News

Buses, particularly school buses, are one of the safest methods of transportation for students to and from school. Those who ride school buses are 70 times more likely to arrive at school or home safe than those who use other methods of transportation. Other buses, such as those used by the Metro Transit Authority, are […]

Train Companies Ignore Recommended Safety Upgrades

Posted: April 9, 2019 | Categories: News

Travel by train or bus can be a safe, enjoyable, and economical way to travel. While trains are generally safe for passengers, following these tips can help to ensure that you remain safe for your journey. If you have to move once the train is in motion, forgo the macho swagger and hold onto the […]

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