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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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Pedestrian Fatalities Down in NYC as Safety Improvements Made

Here's what's being done to protect The City's most vulnerable road users. Safety improvements were made at 1,400 intersections throughout New York City in 2022, and pedestrian deaths were among the lowest on record, Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez announced late last month. More than a million people commute from out of the...

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Fatal Bronx Pedestrian Accident Involves 91-Year-Old Resident

A Bronx pedestrian accident lawyer explains why older residents are at risk in NYC. A recent fatal pedestrian accident involving a 91-year-old Bronx resident highlights the danger older residents face in New York City, where pedestrian fatalities have become a serious problem in recent years, according to a recent New York City Department of Transportation...

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New York Awarded $48 Million To Improve Highway Safety

Highway accidents have the potential to cause catastrophic injuries and fatalities The State of New York recently announced plans to spend $48 million in federal funding to "improve highway safety and reduce deaths and serious injuries due to crashes," according to an announcement from the state. "Safety on our roadways is a top priority in...

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