Bicycle Accident

Hit-And-Run Bicycle Accident Leaves New York Teen Dead

by William Mattar | May 7th, 2012

A recent case of a tragic hit-and-run accident in the town of Lancaster, New York, claimed the life of a 14-year-old teenager.

NYC Councilman Calls For Reform Of Bicycle Accident Investigation Procedures

by Adrian | April 2nd, 2012

Due to the high number of bicycle accidents that go uninvestigated in New York City, one city councilman has proposed that the New York City Police Department begin investigating such accidents rather than the department’s Accident Investigation Squad (AIS).

NYC Cyclist Remains In Critical Condition After Accident

by Adrian | March 9th, 2012

A cyclist is in critical condition after being struck by a car in the Gramercy Park area of New York City this past Friday.

New York Teen Charged in Fatal Golf Cart Crash

by Adrian | February 29th, 2012

Just because you are not driving in an automobile does not mean you can’t be charged with drinking and driving related offenses. New york state law allows an offender to be cited with DUI and other charges for operating any type of vehicle–even a bicycle–while under the influence.

Loophole In New York Law Allows Multiple DUI Offenders To Keep Licenses

by Adrian | February 13th, 2012

A loophole in state law is allowing multiple-offense drunk drivers in New York to get their licenses again and get back out on the road.

Law Enforcement In New York Will Be Watching For DUI’s This Weekend

by Adrian | February 3rd, 2012

With Super Bowl coming up on Sunday, law enforcement can be expected to have a greater presence in the New York area in an effort to cut down on the increase in drunk driving associated with the game.

Senators Ask For Money To Fight Drugged Driving

by Adrian | January 30th, 2012

With numbers now showing that prescription drug overdoses are the leading cause of death of young people in our country today two United States Senators are proposing legislation that would allow money to be spent on training to help law enforcement officers identify the spillover problem of drugged driving.

Sleep-starved bus drivers cause too many tragic accidents

by William Mattar | November 16th, 2011

November 16, 2011 Lives have been lost in the Bronx, in Virginia, in Upstate New York as sleep-deprived intercity bus drivers cause their buses to careen into other drivers and off the road. The National Transportation Safety Board’s report commissioned by Senator Schumer and Representative Velazquez is the latest in a string of wake-up calls, […]

Deathtrap buses driven by drivers asleep at the wheel

by William Mattar | November 14th, 2011

November 14, 2011 The headlines have been coming in for months: lives lost in the Bronx, in Virginia, in Upstate New York, as intercity buses careen into other drivers and off the road. Last week’s National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) report was a much-needed look at the ugly underbelly of the bus industry, said Lawrence […]