Who is at fault for my Rochester Rideshare Accident Injuries?

by William Mattar | September 3rd, 2019

Ridesharing companies like Uber and Lfyt make up part of the taxicab market in Rochester. These services, easily accessed and paid through your smartphone, are reliable and convenient, but New York traffic laws are still catching up. If you’ve been injured while using a ride service in Rochester, you’re probably worried. Here are some things […]

William Mattar’s Elementary School Buckle Your Belt Program Enters its Tenth Year

by William Mattar | August 28th, 2019

The Annual William Mattar Buckle Your Belt Program encourages seat belt safety for a chance to win a classroom pizza party prize. On the heels of the highly successful Pencils 4 Schools program, the William Mattar Buckle Your Belt Program returns for its 10th year. The program encourages elementary school students to buckle their seat […]

Could AI Be The Key to True Full Autonomous Driving

by William Mattar | August 26th, 2019

Self-driving or “automated” cars are groundbreaking. With a focus on passenger safety and reducing car accidents, the technology behind autonomous driving is rapidly developing. What does AI mean for self-driving cars? Is it the key to fully autonomous driving? Features of AI That Increase Vehicle Safety There are a few AI features that are already […]

I Was Injured in a Rochester Car Accident by an Uninsured Driver. Now What?

by William Mattar | August 22nd, 2019

The moments right after a car wreck can be terrifying. You’re shaken up, possibly injured, and may be worried about any passengers. For most people, the next step after checking for personal injuries is to exchange insurance information with the other driver. But what happens if the other driver doesn’t have insurance? Ascertain Fault for […]

I was injured in a Buffalo Bus Accident. Now What?

by William Mattar | August 12th, 2019

Many Buffalo residents rely on the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) for transportation to work, appointments and just getting around town. In addition to NFTA buses, drivers and pedestrians contend with school buses and specialty buses meant to transport the elderly or disabled. Unfortunately, bus accidents are all too common in Buffalo, usually causing serious […]

Do I Need to File a Police Report After a Buffalo Truck Accident?

by William Mattar | August 8th, 2019

You cannot possibly predict when you are going to have a truck accident, regardless of how careful you are while on the road. Such incidents can lead to problems that include trauma, spinal cord damages and financial losses. You may end up going through a long and complicated legal process as you seek compensation for […]

Can Truck Driver Shortages Affect Roadway Safety?

by William Mattar | August 5th, 2019

Can Truck Driver Shortages Affect Roadway Safety? How would you answer the question of whether fewer truck drivers on U.S. highways will impact the safety of other drivers? Do you think roadway safety would improve because fewer vehicles traveling on busy interstates would obviously mean fewer accidents? So what happens when there aren’t enough truck […]

The Future of Autonomous Vehicles

by William Mattar | August 1st, 2019

With the introduction of autonomous (self-piloting) automobiles, your morning commute may become just a bit easier. Although some cars are already equipped with a rudimentary form of driving automation (self-parking, proximity sensors, and lane change warnings), they have nothing on state-of-the-art vehicles that may not require your hands on the steering wheel––or even your eyes […]

I Was Injured in a Buffalo Car Accident by an Uninsured Driver. Now What?

by William Mattar | July 29th, 2019

Most drivers assume if they are involved in a car accident in Buffalo, their damages (whether property, physical or both) will be paid by the at-fault driver’s auto insurance. After all, car insurance is mandated in the state of New York. Driving without car insurance is against the law and could result in losing your […]

Is Speed a Factor in Some Buffalo Car Accidents?

by William Mattar | July 25th, 2019

Buffalo is an area with a wide variety of challenges for even the safest drivers. When a Buffalo car accident occurs, investigators will look at every possible angle to try and determine exactly what happened. As a Buffalo driver, you should be aware of the common factors that cause car accidents and learn how to […]