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Study Finds Rochester Motorists Text and Drive at Dangerously High Rates

By Michael Grant | September 26th, 2012

Sept. 26, 2012 A recent survey conducted in Rochester found the city’s residents tend to text and drive more than people in other American cities. According to an article published by the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, these statistics could mean serious danger for drivers in the city. Surveys were submitted by 800 Rochester residents, and […]

Police Investigating if Distracted Driving Caused Albany Bicycle Accident

By Michael Grant | September 24th, 2012

Sept. 24, 2012 Police know that a Hoosick Falls, New York, woman was driving under the influence of drugs when she caused an accident leaving a bicyclist seriously injured. However, they are still working to determine if texting and driving or any other distraction may have played a part in causing the crash. The Wall […]

Safe NY Hosting Several Events to Promote Child Passenger Safety

By Michael Grant | September 21st, 2012

Sept. 21, 2012 The New York State traffic safety agency, Safe NY, is hosting several programs to promote the safety of children in motor vehicles. According to a press release from the agency, this week has been dubbed Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Week. Over the last several days, several classes and seminars were hosted across […]

Family Looking for Answers after Fatal Hamburg Motorcycle Accident

By Michael Grant | September 19th, 2012

Sept. 19, 2012 The family of a 62-year-old man from Lewiston, New York, who was killed in a motorcycle accident last month, is still searching for answers to questions swirling around the events that led to the crash. The Buffalo News reported that on Aug.12 around 1:10 p.m., the victim was riding a Harley-Davidson east […]

Woman Arrested for Second Time under Leandra’s Law

By Michael Grant | September 17th, 2012

Sept. 17, 2012 Since enacting Leandra’s Law several years ago, New York State has some of the toughest drunk driving laws in the nation. The law makes driving under the influence with a passenger under the age of 15 a felony offense. It was created after an 11-year-old girl was killed and six other children […]

Lancaster Man Sentenced after Causing Fatal Bicycle Accident

By Michael Grant | September 14th, 2012

Sept. 14, 2012 A 24-year-old New York man who caused a fatal accident while under the influence of alcohol was sentenced earlier this week for his crimes. According to an article published by The Buffalo News, the man will spend up to three years in prison after pleading guilty to a single count of vehicular […]

Buffalo Motorcycle Accident Leaves Two Riders Injured

By Michael Grant | September 12th, 2012

Sept. 12, 2012 A motorcycle accident in Buffalo last week left two people seriously injured and another person facing charges in connection to the crash. WIVB 4 News reports the incident occurred around 12:40 a.m. on Friday morning, at the intersection of Broadway and Bailey Avenue. Reports indicate a 56-year-old motorcyclist carrying a 47-year-old female […]

Buffalo Sanitation Worker Injured after Auto Collision

By Michael Grant | September 10th, 2012

Sept. 10, 2012 Thousands of Americans work among traffic on bustling city streets each day. When your work environment is in close proximity to fast moving vehicles, the risk of being injured in an auto accident can increase greatly. These risks recently caught up with a 39-year-old man from Buffalo, who was injured after being […]

Motorcycle Safety More Important Than Ever Before

By Michael Grant | September 7th, 2012

Sept. 7, 2012 A motorcycle accident that occurred recently in the western New York town of Williamsville claimed the life of a 30-year-old man from Lockport. WIVB 4 News reports the crash occurred on Aug. 23 at around 12:15 p.m. on Youngs Road. Reports indicate the Buffalo Motorcycle Accident occurred when an 18-year-old female driver […]

Focus On School Zone Safety As Children Head Back To Class

By Michael Grant | August 31st, 2012

August 31, 2012 School will be back in session in Rochester next week and that means drivers need to be vigilant during the morning and afternoon commutes for children in or near the street. According to the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, numerous organizations, including police and local county school boards, are working to prevent pedestrian accidents. […]