The Effects of Distracted Driving Accidents

The task of driving is a privilege, not a right. When you get behind the wheel of a vehicle, you are controlling, potentially, a deadly weapon. Sadly, many drivers do not take this responsibility seriously. They use driving time to multitask, engaging in dangerous habits such as texting, talking on the phone, eating and drinking, … Continue reading

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Trucking Accidents and Increased Driver Safety

In 2015, nearly 4,000 mothers, children, fathers, brothers, and sisters lost their lives in large truck crashes. Though some of the victims were the truckers, themselves, the majority – 69% – were from passenger cars. Despite these discouraging numbers, law enforcement is working to find an answer. Between creating teen safety driving courses that encourage … Continue reading

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Dog Bites In New York State – What To Do When It Happens

Spring is here and people can finally get out of their homes comfortably, even with their dogs.  Dogs can be a man’s best friend, but dogs can also present a set of dangers when interacting with humans – including dog bites. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 4.5 million dog bites occur … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Road Debris

Everyone knows that sick feeling of running over something in the road and hoping it didn’t damage the vehicle. A quick reaction may avert the danger without serious consequence, but that’s not always what happens. Road debris can often lead to serious car accidents, as was the case for a New York man killed when … Continue reading

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How Stress and Emotional Driving Can Result in an Accident

A distracted driver behind the wheel has a higher risk of being involved in an accident. Even taking your eyes off the wheel for a moment can have serious consequences. For example, answering a text takes less than five seconds, but at 55 miles per hour, that’s long enough to travel over 400 feet. A … Continue reading

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