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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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Why Better Cellphone Laws Help Prevent Crashes

Texting and driving accidents can be prevented if states adopt tougher laws prohibiting drivers from using a cellphone, according to a recent traffic safety study conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). "Our findings suggest that other states could benefit from adopting broader laws against cellphone use while driving, but more research is...

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Road Fatalities Are Soaring This Year in the Bronx

Car accidents are bound to happen in a busy, populated area like the Bronx. However, in the first half of 2022, fatal car accidents in the Bronx have skyrocketed compared to previous years. According to findings published on Streets Blog NYC, so far this year, there have been 28 roadway fatalities in the Bronx, a 22...

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NYC Plans to Improve Safety for Senior Pedestrians

Pedestrian accidents with seniors have a higher risk of fatalities. According to early estimates, fatal pedestrian accidents in the U.S. are at a 40-year high. Many of the victims are ages 65 or older, but New York City has a plan to make things safer for seniors. The NYC Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) says...

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Fatal Car Accidents in NYC Reach 8-Year High

Speeding and reckless driving continue to wreak havoc on the city's roads Car accident fatalities in New York City recently reached an 8-year high, primarily due to speeding drivers, according to a recent New York Times article. “We have seen just too many people dying on our streets, with crashes disproportionately concentrated in certain New...

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New York Cracking Down on Distracted Driving This Month

Distracted drivers cause far too many car accidents in the Bronx and New York City April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and law enforcement officers throughout New York are taking additional steps this month to highlight the dangers of distracted driving while beefing up their enforcement efforts. From motorists to pedestrians and cyclists, there are...

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The Risks of E-Scooter Accidents in the Bronx

Our New York City attorneys explain how electric scooters can be dangerous Electric scooters (e-scooters) have made their mark on transportation in the Bronx in recent months, but like many new transportation technologies, they also carry significant accident risks. A 2020 study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) found that e-scooter riders suffer...

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