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New York's Local Streets Among Deadliest in the U.S., Study Reports

About 20% of accident fatalities in New York occur on local streets. A recent nationwide car accident study conducted by MoneyGeek ranked New York the fourth deadliest state when it comes to car accidents on local streets. "Local streets are the second-deadliest type of road in the U.S., with 20% of accident fatalities occurring on...

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Traffic Deaths Drop in 29 States, But Challenges Remain

Is there an end in sight when it comes to traffic deaths in the United States? The answer is unclear, but according to recent estimates from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there is some hope—at least for the post-pandemic era. Traffic fatalities have declined for the fifth quarter. During the first half of...

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NYC Legislators Propose Speed Limiters to Curb Reckless Driving

Speeding remains a leading cause of car accidents in NYC. In response to a surge in car accidents linked to speeding, New York legislators are advocating for a tough stance on drivers who habitually speed, proposing the installation of speed limiters in their vehicles. The concept behind this initiative is straightforward - to ensure that...

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Don't Ignore Wrist Pain After a Car Accident

Wrist pain after a bad car accident should not be ignored. While some mild types of wrist pain can go away on their own, traumatic wrist injuries in a crash should be taken seriously right away. That means seeing a doctor after an accident, then contacting an experienced car accident attorney to protect your rights...

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Speeding Deaths In New York Soar

Nationwide, fatalities that involve speeding are up 17% over two years. One of the most common types of driver negligence, speeding results in thousands of serious and often deadly car accidents every year. According to statistics on fatal speeding car accidents maintained by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), speeding as a contributing factor...

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Report: New York Ranks 15th in Teen Driver Fatalities

Data shows teens are more at risk of car accidents in the summer. Each year, tragic car accidents claim the lives of teenagers everywhere, devastating families and communities. As teen drivers prepare for the summer, they also face a higher risk of being involved in fatal accidents during the "100 deadliest days" between Memorial Day...

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NYC Bicycle Accident Deaths On Pace For Grim Record

New York City sees highest bicyclist death toll in over a decade There have been 11 bicyclists killed in New York City so far in 2023, according to the city Department of Transportation (DOT). It’s the highest death toll for that period in over a decade and puts the city on pace for a record...

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Distracted Driving Causes Too Many Deadly Crashes in New York

Drivers in the Bronx, NY reminded to stay focused and stay safe to avoid causing car accidents Distracted driving continues to pose a serious threat in New York and is a frequent factor in car accidents. To reduce the number of such incidents caused by texting drivers and other distracted motorists, the state has taken...

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Another Pedestrian Loses Life at Deadly Bronx Intersection

Concerns rise as yet another tragic pedestrian accident occurs at notorious Bronx crossing. A recent fatal pedestrian accident in the Bronx shows just how dangerous New York City's streets remain for people throughout the city. Fortunately, New York City pedestrian fatalities decreased last year. But the number of pedestrians fatally struck on city streets still...

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Recommendations for Change as NYC Grapples With Drunk-Driving Problem

Drunk and impaired driving statistics for NY, NYC, and the Bronx paint a grim picture. One of the most common factors in fatal car accidents is alcohol. About 1 out of every 3 deadly crashes involves alcohol-impaired driving, according to a new study. Researchers at the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) were quick to note...

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