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Red Light Running Reckless and Dangerous

Red Light Running Reckless and Dangerous

There are many bad decisions a driver can make once he or she gets behind the wheel, from following other vehicles too closely to driving too fast to not signaling before changing lanes. Actions that divide the driver’s attention, such as using a cell phone or even talking to passengers, can also lead to problems. […]

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Distracted Driving a Major Threat

Distracted Driving a Major Threat

Americans have been told over and over that distracted driving is a problem, but it’s not clear that we’re getting the message. Crashes, injuries, and fatalities due to distracted driving have all risen in recent years, and the large spike in overall traffic fatalities has been blamed by many on distracted driving. While many safety […]

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New York Cyclists Have Rights and Responsibilities

New York Cyclists Have Rights and Responsibilities

New York is a bike-friendly city: The latest Cycling in the City report found that more than 750,000 New Yorkers are regular bike riders. The Citi Bike system alone was on track late last year to average well over 42,000 trips per day. In 2016, Bicycling magazine ranked New York as one of the top […]

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Hit-and-Runs an Ongoing New York Problem

Hit-and-Runs an Ongoing New York Problem

Hit-and-Runs an Ongoing New York Problem Have you been the victim of a hit-and-run accident? Thousands of your fellow New Yorkers have had the same experience. In 2016, NYPD reported nearly 40,000 total hit-and-runs. While most only caused property damage, over 5,000 left someone with an injury. That year, twenty-two people were seriously hurt and […]

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Chain-Reaction Crash Kills Two, Ice Blamed

Chain-Reaction Crash Kills Two, Ice Blamed

A woman and her three-year-old son were killed in a crash on Interstate 684 in Westchester County at the end of December, the victims of a multi-vehicle crash that involved six vehicles and sent several other people to the hospital. Icy road conditions may have been to blame, and at last report, no charges had […]

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Two Injured When Truck Hit Stopped Car

A driver whose car had broken down and another who had stopped to help were sent to the hospital with life-threatening injuries last week when their cars were struck by a passing tractor-trailer. After the crash, which happened December 13 shortly after 1 a.m. on I-95 South in Mamaroneck, New York State Police closed the […]

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Minor Parking Lot Hit-and-Run Escalates, Leads to Death

A minor fender-bender in a Brooklyn parking lot escalated recently, and before the incident was over, a man was dead—the victim of a reckless and inexcusable act of violence. The driver responsible for the death was held at the scene by witnesses and later charged with murder by the NYPD. Callousness Quickly Turns to Violence […]

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Minor Fender-Bender Turns Deadly

Police are still trying to find the driver of a pickup truck who ran over an eighteen-year-old dentistry student after she and the pickup driver had a minor collision in Levittown. The student was struck after both cars had moved to a safe area and was left for dead when the truck drove off. Middle […]

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Cross Bronx Crash Leaves One Dead

Cross Bronx Crash Leaves One Dead

After he crashed into the back of a truck on the Cross Bronx Expressway, a teen driver died and his passenger was seriously injured. The early-morning crash on October 21 happened when the car came upon a knot of other vehicles stopped in traffic. After the collision with the truck near the Bronx River Parkway, […]

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