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New York City Car Accidents Blog

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Last Updated: 02-08-2022
Car Accidents Texting and Driving: Is it Worth the Risk?

Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of severe injury car accidents. Nowadays, cell phones are a considerable risk-factor in distracted driving. According to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving claimed the lives of approximately 3,166 people in 2017. In 2015, almost 400 thousand people were seriously injured […]

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Car Accidents Drunk Driving: How Much Is Too Much?

Getting behind the wheel while under the influence of alcohol is never a good decision. Not only is it a criminal offense, it carries the potential to result in a devastating collision. According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 29 people are killed in car accidents involving drunk drivers […]

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Car Accidents Uber Accidents: The Cost of Convenience

For many people, using a ride-share application like Uber can be a much safer alternative to driving under the influence of alcohol. According to a 2017 study by Stonehill and Providence Colleges, the use of Uber has reduced DUI’s and alcohol-related accidents by as much as 62 percent in observed areas. However, those who use […]

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Car Accidents Speed Cameras Work: Collisions Significantly Reduced at Intersections With Cameras

The city’s school-zone camera program was expanded in July, adding 40 cameras across the city each month and the operating hours for the systems were expanded. The number of cameras will have expanded from 140 cameras to 750 camera systems by next June. Perhaps the most significant factor in reducing the number of traffic accidents […]

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Car Accidents Deaths Caused by Red Light Accidents Reached Ten-Year High in 2017

Running red lights is a careless and dangerous driving offense that can cost the lives of innocent people on and near the road. According to a report released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, 939 people were killed in accidents caused by running red lights in 2017. This figure represents a 28% increase since […]

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Car Accidents DWAI and DUI Injury Collisions in New York

Driving while intoxicated in New York is not a minor crime. Individuals who are arrested and charged with driving while ability impaired by alcohol (DWAI) or driving under the influence (DUI) could face heavy fines, loss of driving privileges, and incarceration, depending on the specifics of their situation. If they cause a severe injury or […]

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Car Accidents The Dangers of Distracted Driving

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 10% of all fatal car accidents in the U.S. from 2012 to 2017 were caused by distracted drivers. Distracted driving claimed the lives of 3,166 people in 2017 alone. Distracted driving is a broad term because there are so many things that could divert a driver’s attention […]

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Car Accidents Bulls Head, NY: Injuries Sustained Following Two-Vehicle Crash

Bulls Head, NY (July 5, 2019) – A two-car crash in the Bulls Head neighborhood of Staten Island ended with injuries on Friday, July 5th, according to firefighters who were called to the scene. The crash occurred at approximately 3:33 p.m. at the intersection of Victory Boulevard and Goller Place for reasons that are being […]

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Car Accidents Wheatfield, NY: One Person Hospitalized After Car Crash in Niagara

Wheatfield, NY (July 5, 2019) – Traffic was snarled following a motor vehicle accident that took place on Lockport Road in the town of Wheatfield on Thursday, July 4th. The crash happened at an unspecified time near the air base on Lockport Road for reasons that are being investigated.

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Car Accidents Mayor’s Heights, NY: Vehicle Accident with Injuries Along Columbia

Mayor’s Heights, NY (July 4, 2019) – A car crash in the Mayor’s Heights section of Rochester was stated to have resulted in at least minor injuries on Thursday afternoon, July 4th, according to police. The collision, which is believed to have involved no more than two vehicles, happened at 3:43 a.m. along Interstate 390.

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