Motor Vehicle Accidents

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Top Causes of Car Accidents in New York

New York City is known for the congestion of cars in and around the city. Because of this, car accidents happen far too often, and they usually result in personal injury or even death. Many of these car accidents occur because of a lack of information and poor driving habits. By understanding the leading causes […]

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Defective Car Accidents in New York: What You Need To Know

Although car accidents in New York are becoming increasingly less common, they unfortunately still happen. When they do, it’s important to know what to do and who to call. But what if your car was the cause of the accident? Vehicle defects can cause car accidents in a number of ways. For example, if your […]

Rural roads, and what makes them so dangerous for drivers

While the urban roads of New York are dangerous enough to navigate, this does not mean drivers can relax when on rural roads. In some cases, drivers need to exercise even more caution in the countryside, and the reasons are as follows. Rural roads pose several hazards. For example, animals from homes, which are situated […]

Drug-impaired driving: an overview

In New York, it is illegal to drive while impaired under any substance, legal or illegal. As more states legalize the recreational use of marijuana, though, it’s expected that the problem of drug-impaired driving will become more widespread. Below are some points that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration makes about drug-impaired driving. Various drugs […]

Highway work zone accidents more likely with distracted drivers

New York residents should know that every 5.4 minutes in this nation, there’s a car accident in a highway work zone. Combine the narrow lanes with drivers who don’t want to reduce their speed, and one can see why work zones are so dangerous. Another factor that can easily raise the risk for a crash […]

Ignition Interlock Devices May be Causing Car Wrecks

An ignition interlock device (IID), which is essentially a small Breathalyzer-type device wired directly into a vehicle’s hardware, stops the car from starting unless the driver blows “clean.” Various studies have found that states that mandate the use of an IID after a drunk driving conviction reduce drinking-related fatalities by as much as 15%. However, […]

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