Archive: Car Accident

car crashes

Governor Cuomo announced last month that the New York State Road Safety Committee could acquire a new technology called “textalyzer” to determine if any of the parties involved in a car crash were texting before colliding. According to the governor,…

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Traffic Control

New York City traffic can be insane. Even though we have traffic lights and lanes that organize the flow of traffic, traffic officers are often necessary to ensure safe movement of pedestrians, vehicles, and bicycles in the city. They are…

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Distracted Driving

More than 30,000 people die each year in motor vehicle accidents. The biggest causes of fatal accidents are alcohol, speeding, and distracted driving. And the third of those causes – distracted driving – is growing quickly because of evolving technology,…

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Driving in the rain is one of the most common challenges drivers experience. And it can be a nerve-racking and dangerous experience if you’re not prepared. Every year, wet pavement contributes to nearly 1.2 million crashes around the country that…

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driving at night

Driving at night is more dangerous than driving during the day, and it can pose several challenges. It’s extremely important to be aware and watch out for hazards that are present when daylight disappears. Several studies reveal that only 15 percent…

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drowsy driving

According to Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, drowsy driving is the combination of driving and sleepiness. This occurs when a driver of a vehicle has not slept enough, has untreated sleep disorders, is being treated with medications, or faces…

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motor vehicle accident

Whom should I call first if I am involved in a motor vehicle accident? Your own well-being should always be priority. Even if the accident was minor, your first call should be to 911. Can I leave the scene of…

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winter driving

Winter brings unique hazards for motor vehicle drivers that can be frightening and potentially harmful. And drivers need to be extremely cautious and watch-out for dangers that can cause severe accidents, such as rain, snow, ice, cold, poor visibility and…

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safety driving tips

We all know that as we get older, our senses are not as “operational” as they once were. Our hearing, motor skills, and eyesight may deteriorate, and we may need to take extra precautions when we get behind the wheel….

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Last week, we discussed some of the reasons why slip and fall accidents increase in the Fall. This season also brings some unique hazards for drivers which can be even more harmful than those for pedestrians. For this reason, we’re…

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