Is distracted walking in Syracuse as dangerous as distracted driving?

by William Mattar | November 16th, 2018

Recent National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data reports that nearly four percent of drivers admit to using smartphones while driving. As smartphone use becomes more widespread across the country, it is possible that statistics like these will only continue to rise in years to come. What is Distracted Walking in Syracuse? While distracted drivers are […]

How Likely is a Rochester Car Accident?

by William Mattar | November 15th, 2018

For the four year period from January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2012, there were 2,679 collisions involving pedestrians and cyclists over the last four years. That is a lot of auto and bicycle or pedestrian accidents. Being Responsible for Your Own Vehicle If every Rochester driver took responsibility for their own vehicle and used […]

Top sources of Syracuse Teen Crashes

by William Mattar | November 15th, 2018

According to the CDC, the risk of vehicle crashes is higher among 16-19-year-olds than among any other age group. Underestimating Dangers of the Road Teenagers can sometimes think dangerous situations are not dangerous by simply failing to recognize the severity of a particular hazard. Errors in making good split-second decisions also raise the chance a […]

How do I pay for Medical Expenses in Buffalo?

by William Mattar | November 14th, 2018

If you get into a car accident in Buffalo, New York, you might think that your regular health insurance will pay your medical bills. Since New York is a no-fault state, the auto insurance company for the car you were in at the time of the collision. How Does it Work? You might decide to […]

Long Island motorcycle dangers

by William Mattar | November 14th, 2018

Long Island motorcyclists can’t always avoid being involved in an accident but there are things they can do to increase safety and make quick but informed decisions while operating a motorcycle. Long Island has many beautiful motorcycle routes. Unfortunately, some dangers faced by Long Island motorcyclists  are caused by vehicle drivers. Top 5 Reasons for […]

Stay Prepared in the Event of a Syracuse Car Accident

by William Mattar | November 13th, 2018

While driving in and around the city of Syracuse, you may never know what type of traffic incident you can be involved in. It is best to always be prepared to handle just about any type of accident scenario and have the resources you need to remain safe until help arrives. First Aid Kit A […]

Roadway safety in Rochester

by William Mattar | November 5th, 2018

Keep Your Vehicle Properly Maintained A vehicle with bad tires and failing brakes will struggle to avoid an accident as easily as a vehicle that is properly maintained. Rochester drivers should invest in proper vehicle management. They should also take vehicles to a certified repair shop as necessary to make sure that all necessary repairs […]

Buffalo Schools are Back in Session

by William Mattar | November 5th, 2018

When it is time for the kids to go back to school, that means more pedestrians on the streets and school buses out twice a day. Buffalo-area school districts do a great deal of busing, and that means that the likelihood of motorists getting into accidents may increase. As a responsible driver, you want to […]

Seniors may have lasting pain after a Buffalo car crash

by William Mattar | October 17th, 2018

When a vehicle slams into another vehicle, the inertia of opposing forces can compel the driver and passengers to propel rapidly forward and backward in less than a matter of seconds.  The force of a car crash can cause serious injuries to the musculoskeletal system. It can also generate powerful pressure on the back and […]

Who is at Fault in a NYC Pedestrian Accident?

by William Mattar | October 12th, 2018

Pedestrians have the right of way when they are legally crossing a street in New York. So who would be at fault if a car hits a pedestrian? There are some laws in New York State that are very clear when it comes to a car hitting a pedestrian. Who would be at-fault in this […]