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City Streets Can be Hazardous for Cyclists and Pedestrians

More people who live and work in cities across the country are choosing to walk or ride their bike to work. Not only is it a great form of exercise, but it saves money and is better for the environment. Unfortunately, this trend has also resulted in an increase in pedestrian and cyclist fatalities. In » Read More

Medical Conditions and Liability in Car Accidents

In March of 2018, two small children, including the 4-year-old daughter of a Tony Award-winning Broadway actress, were fatally injured in a car accident as they were crossing the street at an intersection in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn. According to authorities, the driver had a seizure, which caused her to drive through the » Read More

Hit and Run  

Hit and Run motor vehicle accidents can have dire consequences for the victims. Aside from significant physical injuries or death, the mental distress and property damage can be traumatic and debilitating. Hit and runs involve an at-fault driver causing an accident involving another car, pedestrian, cyclist, or fixed object, then fleeing without offering help or » Read More

Self-Driving Car Behaviors Consumers Prefer in Crash Situations

Earlier this year, an Uber Technologies, Inc. self-driving car was involved in the first pedestrian fatality associated with autonomous vehicle technology. This tragic accident brought attention to this emerging technology, and whether the vehicle should have detected the pedestrian sooner, so that the emergency braking system could have prevented the accident. A new study published » Read More

Helpful Tips for Checking a Bus or Limo Company’s Safety Record

Hiring a bus or limousine company to provide transportation to and from a special event or party is a great option, particularly if you want to avoid drinking and driving. While it is more expensive than hiring a cab or using a ridesharing service like Uber or Lyft, it is one less thing to worry » Read More

Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents

During the warm weather months, more pedestrians are out and about in cities and neighborhoods across the country. Walking is an excellent form of exercise that people of all ages can enjoy. Unfortunately, it is not always as safe as you might think. In fact, more than 4,000 pedestrians are killed each year in car » Read More

Fatal Accident Site Raises Concerns Over Speed Limit Violations

Speeding is one of the top causes of fatal car accidents. When cars are traveling too fast in a residential area, it can be particularly devastating because there are pedestrians walking along the side of the road or crossing the street. Recently, there have been a growing number of accidents in the west end of » Read More

Uber Pedestrian Fatality

A recent fatal pedestrian accident has confirmed the fears that many consumers, lawmakers, and others have had about driverless cars, which is that it was just a matter of time before someone was fatally injured by one of these vehicles. The accident occurred when an Uber driverless car hit a 49-year-old pedestrian while she was » Read More

Liberty Road Safety Project

Liberty Road in Baltimore County is about to experience a major makeover that will reduce the risk of car accidents and make it a more aesthetically pleasing area for residents and motorists. Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced that $900,000 has been allocated for beautification and safety improvements along Liberty Road as part of the » Read More

Volvo’s Accident Avoidance System

Car manufacturers around the world are continuing to make advances in technology that make cars safer than ever, and Volvo is no exception. For years, Volvo has had some of the highest safety ratings, thanks to the Swedish automaker’s commitment to providing innovative safety features that help drivers avoid potentially dangerous accidents. Recently, Volvo has » Read More