Pedestrian Accident

New York Bicycle Accident Lawyers Discuss Importance of Wearing a Helmet

by | May 22nd, 2015

Riding a bicycle in New York can be dangerous. The state Department of Motor Vehicles reports that there were a total of 6,170 accidents involving cyclists in 2013. Of those accidents, more than one-third of riders weren’t wearing helmets. The risk of not wearing a helmet is massive. Studies have shown this piece of lifesaving […]

New York Pedestrian Accident Count Is Fourth Highest In The Nation

by Adrian | February 27th, 2015

Pedestrian safety continues to be a problem in New York after a new report from the Governor’s Highway Safety Association showed our state had one of the highest pedestrian accident counts in the nation. The study was examining trends in the number of pedestrian accidents in each state during the six month period between January-June […]

Funds Requested to Reduce Cycling and Pedestrian Accidents in New York

by William Mattar | February 6th, 2015

Thenumber of bicyclists and pedestrians on New York’s roads continues to increase, but funding to support projects creating a safer environment for these commuters continues to get cut. In response, dozens of advocates for pedestrian and cycling safety descended upon Albany this week to bring awareness to the dangers roads and highways pose to walkers […]

How to Make Safety a Priority This Halloween

by Adrian | October 31st, 2014

Tonight is Halloween, and you can expect plenty of little ghouls to be walking door to door for candy in your neighborhood. It’s important to remember the chances of a child being struck by a car on Halloween night are twice as high as any other night of the year. That’s why we all need […]

Improvements Coming for Route 5 to Prevent Albany Pedestrian Accidents

by Adrian | September 19th, 2014

Pedestrian safety is a major concern in New York, mainly due to the high number of collisions between motor vehicles and people traveling on foot. The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles reports a total of 15,832 New York pedestrian accidents in 2012, resulting in  312 deaths and 15,607 injuries. These concerns have prompted […]

New York Lawmakers Seek Funds to Prevent Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents

by Adrian | March 11th, 2014

March 10, 2014 Pedestrians and cyclists in New York face a significant risk of being injured or killed as the result of a collision with a motor vehicle each time they travel on a roadway. In fact, the state Department of Motor Vehicles reports that in 2012, a total of 16,261 individuals were injured and […]

High Number of New York Pedestrian Accidents Prompts Concerns for Safety and Prevention

by Adrian | January 29th, 2014

January 29, 2014 Pedestrian safety has become a serious concern for many New York citizens, considering the New York Department of Motor Vehicles estimates there were a total of 15,832 collisions between motor vehicles and pedestrians in the state in 2012 . These incidents resulted in 316 fatalities and 16,261 others being seriously injured. The […]

State Aims to Improve Pedestrian Safety With Infrastructure Upgrades

by Adrian | January 24th, 2014

January 24, 2014 The growing number of pedestrian accidents in western New York is a serious problem. Statistics from the New York Department of Motor Vehicles shows that in 2012 alone, the state saw a total 15,832 collisions involving pedestrian, resulting in 312 lives lost and another 15,607 pedestrians injuries. These statistics have many citizens […]

New York Town Upgrades Infrastructure to Help Prevent Pedestrian Accidents

by | January 15th, 2014

January 15, 2014 Walking near roadways not designed to accommodate pedestrians can be extremely hazardous, especially for children. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that, in 2010, one in five children between the ages of five and nine years old who were killed in motor vehicle collisions were pedestrians. The Rochester Pedestrian Accident […]

Western New York Pedestrian Accident Claims 84-Year-Old Man’s Life

by Adrian | December 13th, 2013

December 13, 2013 The risk of pedestrian accidents is a serious danger for those traveling by foot in New York. In fact, data from the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles shows there were a total of 15,832 collisions between vehicles and pedestrians last year. These accidents resulted in 312 pedestrians losing their lives and another […]