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Distracted Driving Accident Leaves One Dead and Three Injured

By Michael Grant | October 22nd, 2012

Oct. 22, 2012 A 55-year-old woman from Baldwinsville, New York, was killed and three other were seriously injured after a three-vehicle accident. The Daily News reports distracted driving was a contributing factor to the crash. The accident happened just after 3 p.m. yesterday, at the corner of Warner Road and Route 20 in Darien, New […]

Buffalo Truck Accident Responsible for Single Fatality

By Michael Grant | October 17th, 2012

Oct. 17, 2012 A 20-year-old man from Derby, New York, has died after being involved in an accident with a tractor-trailer several weeks ago. An article from WIVB 4 News said the crash happened on the afternoon of Oct. 2, at the intersection of Route 20 and South Creek Road, just outside Buffalo. Officers with […]

Many Convicted New York Drunk Drivers Not Using Ignition Interlock Systems

By Michael Grant | October 15th, 2012

Oct. 15, 2012 New York is known for having some of the toughest drinking and driving laws in the nation since “Leandra’s Law” was enacted two years ago. The Buffalo News recently reported, however, that many punished under the law have found ways to beat the system and continue driving freely. One of the many […]

Niagara Falls Teen Suffers Injuries from Taxi Accident

By William Mattar | October 12th, 2012

Oct.12, 2012 A teenage girl from Niagara Falls, New York, was seriously injured in an accident caused by the intoxicated cab driver. An article from The Buffalo News said the crash occurred Wednesday morning, at around 2:35 a.m., near the intersection of 11th Street and Ontario Avenue. A spokesperson for the Niagara Falls Police Department, […]

Western New York Truck Accident Leaves Woman Injured

By Michael Grant | October 10th, 2012

Oct. 10, 2012 A 64-year-old Boston, New York, woman suffered minor injuries after her vehicle was hit by a runaway dump truck last week. A story from WIVB 4 News says the crash happened at around noon on Friday at the intersection of Liebler Road and Boston State Road. The New York State Police reported […]

New York Senator Addresses Problem of Bridge Overpass Accidents

By Michael Grant | October 8th, 2012

Oct. 8, 2012 New York Senator, Charles Schumer, recently sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Secretary, Ray LaHood, regarding a growing number of tractor-trailers involved in low bridge strikes as a result of GPS device failures. The Trucker reports the senator reported a “dramatic increase” in this type of accident across his […]

Tips for Safe Fall Travel

By Michael Grant | October 5th, 2012

The colors of the leaves are beginning to change and the temperature is cooling, which means fall is in the air in New York State. The seasonal change also typically comes with a change in driving patterns. One of the most important things to remember about autumn road conditions is that wet leaves on the […]

Six Teens Injured in New York Car Accident

By William Mattar | October 3rd, 2012

Oct. 3, 2012 Six New York boys were seriously as a result of a two-vehicle collision. A story from the Times Herald-Record said the accident happened at approximately 10:15 p.m. on Thursday night, at the intersection of State Route 302 and Ulsterville Road in Crawford, New York. Officers with the Crawford Police Department stated their […]

Two Amherst Workers Injured in Collision with Tractor-Trailer

By Michael Grant | October 1st, 2012

Oct. 1, 2012 A truck accident in Amherst was responsible for sending two highway department employees to the hospital this morning. According to an article released by The Buffalo News, the crash happened at approximately 9:45 a.m. at the corner of Mill and Main Streets. Reports indicate the men were approximately 30 feet in the […]

Buffalo Courts Use of Alcohol Monitoring Devices Gets National Attention

By Michael Grant | September 28th, 2012

Sept. 28, 2012 New York boasts some of the toughest drunk driving laws in the nation. From Leandra’s Law to the use of specialized monitoring devices to ensure drunk drivers stay away from alcohol, the state has long been finding new and improved ways to take drunk drivers off of the road. Recently one of […]