Fire & Ice Extravaganza Once Again Chaired by Car Accident Attorney William Mattar

by Dawn Raub | February 9th, 2018

The Greater Niagara Frontier Council (GNFC) will be holding one of its largest annual fundraising events, Fire and Ice, which will take place on Thursday, March 22nd at the Hotel at the Lafayette, 391 Washington Street Buffalo 14203, from 6pm to 9pm. Fire & Ice celebrates the Scouting experience and the positive impact Scouting has […]

January is Carbon Monoxide Awareness Month – A Reminder from Auto Injury Attorney William Mattar

by William Mattar | January 18th, 2018

January is Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning Awareness Month in the state of New York. The law offices of William Mattar would like you and your family to be aware of this lethal gas and its harmful effects. Amanda’s Law: The Hansen Family from West Seneca, NY worked very hard to get Amanda’s Law passed in […]

New York Car Accident Attorney William Mattar’s Safe & Sober New Year’s Eve Program Enters 10th Year.

by William Mattar | December 26th, 2017

The law offices of William Mattar are proud to team up with Designated Drivers of Buffalo for the 10th annual William Mattar Safe and Sober Free Ride Home Program this New Year’s Eve. The program provides a safe ride home for both driver and vehicle this New Year’s Eve, with pickups originating within the city […]

Sensors and the Self Driving Car

by William Mattar | December 19th, 2017

According to a New York Times report, Delphi Automotive, an Israeli company known for producing the sensors that help cars recognize roadway obstacles, has partnered with Mobileye, a vendor of computer-vision technology. The collaboration, according to chairman and chief technology of Mobileye, “will accelerate the time to market” by enabling carmakers to produce autonomous vehicles […]

Self-Driving Cars and the Impact on Society

by William Mattar | December 6th, 2017

It is generally assumed that the advent of self-driving car technology will change the dynamic of society. One facet of this change will, of course, be economic. An article in CNN Money explored the anticipated consequences for car service Uber, the ubiquitous alternative to the fares of traditional taxi medallions that can be beckoned in […]

High Hopes for Self Driving Cars

by William Mattar | November 22nd, 2017

An interview of the technical leader of Ford’s autonomous car project reinforces that the American auto manufacturer has high hopes for self-driving cars. According to Jim McBride, “technical leader in Ford’s autonomous vehicles team,” Ford has “roughly ten [self-driving] cars driving right now” with plans to “triple that” by the end of the year. Its […]

New York State and the Self Driving Car

by William Mattar | November 10th, 2017

Governor Cuomo recently announced that, during a year-long pilot program, New York will allow testing of autonomous driving technology.   Under the program, if the application of a manufacturer of “autonomous vehicle technology” — which queries “date and time”; “origin and destination”; “sequence of roads . . .”; and “total routing distance in miles to […]

The Right Car Seat

by William Mattar | November 9th, 2017

The right car seat can provide extra protection in the event of a car accident. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that car accidents are the leading cause of death for children ages one to 13. Keep you and your children safe by learning about car seat safety. There are three major steps to […]

Recognizing the Effects of Alcohol

by William Mattar | November 7th, 2017

Whether it makes you sleepy, energetic, giggly, relaxed or adventurous, we all have a way to identify how alcohol affects us. To avoid a car accident or any long term health problems. The Foundation for a Drug-Free World has summarized short-term versus long-term effects of alcohol.   SHORT-TERM EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL Depending on how much […]

Fall driving dangers

by William Mattar | November 2nd, 2017

As the days shorten, our daily commutes are often made in the dark. In Buffalo, fall weather may seem pale in comparison to the winter. However, there are many dangerous hazards associated with the fall season.  Awareness of these hazards can help avoid a motor vehicle accident. With days getting shorter, the commute to and […]