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New York City Car Accidents Blog

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Last Updated: 02-08-2022
Car Accidents Wrong-Way Collision Kills Three, Injures Two in Rochester

Three people died, and two were seriously injured in a wrong-way collision on Tuesday, Aug. 18, on eastbound Interstate 90 in Rochester. The New York State Police released the identities of those involved on Tuesday, according to My Twin Tiers. Charles Bargerstock, 81, was the wrong-way driver who died at the scene. He had been […]

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Car Accidents Queens Driver Runs a Stop Sign, Kills Another Driver

A 21-year-old driver died in Queens last month after a car blew through a stop sign and T-boned him, according to the New York Daily News. Video surveillance of the intersection clearly shows the offending driver speeding past the stop sign in a residential neighborhood around 1:30 a.m. before slamming into a passing car. The […]

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Car Accidents Higher Rate of Car Accidents in NYC Due to COVID-19

The streets of New York City are emptier since COVID-19 has forced hundreds of thousands of people to work from home or lose their jobs. But the rate of car accidents remains consistent, and is sometimes higher than usual. Between March 5 and March 16, speed cameras issued an average of 10,434 daily speeding violations, […]

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Car Accidents Street-Racers in New York City Take Advantage of Empty Highways

New York City is battling the coronavirus pandemic and all of its unexpected consequences, including street-racers speeding down nearly-empty stretches of road. Since the city issued stay-at-home orders to flatten the curve of the virus’s spread, the roads have been much emptier than usual. For some New Yorkers, this presented the opportunity to use long […]

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Car Accidents New details released regarding NYPD’s “No Report” crash policy

The New York Police Department recently announced a new “no report” car crash policy, meaning that police officers will not respond to minor car accidents, according to an article from StreetsBlog. This policy is now being implemented city-wide after successfully testing it in Staten Island last March. Though they had planned to eventually apply the […]

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Car Accidents Auto Insurance for Delivery Drivers

With the majority of the country on lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus, many Americans have lost their jobs and are looking for other ways to make an income. Because restaurants can only offer to-go options right now, food delivery services such as Favor and Uber Eats are booming. Many are taking on […]

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Car Accidents The Dangers of Driving While Drowsy

According to a 2016 study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, car crashes caused by drowsy drivers are eight times higher than the previously accepted national estimate. AAA conducted the study by analyzing dashcam footage of 700 average American drivers. Drowsy driving tends to be an underreported cause of car accidents because it can be hard […]

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Back and Neck Injuries, Car Accidents Neck and Back Injuries Commonly Suffered in Car Accidents

The back and the neck are the two parts of the body that are most commonly injured in car accidents. Unfortunately, damage to these areas can result in severe trauma to the spinal cord, sometimes leaving the victim with long-lasting health problems. According to an article from Chirotrust, between 40-70% of whiplash victims continue experiencing symptoms […]

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Car Accidents What Constitutes Reckless Driving in New York?

According to New York State law, reckless driving is defined as using a motor vehicle in a manner which unreasonably interferes with the proper use of the public roadways or endangers other drivers. Reckless driving is a misdemeanor and carries a $300 fine and 30 days in jail time for a first offense. The penalties […]

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Car Accidents What is the New York “joint and several liability” law?

New York has a special “joint and several liability” law that drivers should be aware of, especially if you were involved in an accident. There are a few components to this rule that must be understood, including how many people were involved, how much in auto insurance each party possesses, and what percentage of fault […]

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