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The Most Common Causes of Distracted Driving Accidents

by Adam Rosenblum on January 28, 2013 in news

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found in a 2009 study that one in five car accidents causing injury involved some element of distracted driving and that 16% of all fatal automobile accidents also involved distracted driving. Statistics show that diverting your eyes from the road for a mere two seconds increases your risk of […]

NYC Jails NJ Woman for Outstanding 2002 Traffic Ticket

by Adam Rosenblum on June 29, 2012 in news,Uncategorized

A New Jersey woman was recently arrested at a checkpoint in Manhattan and forced to spend a night in jail after police officers discovered that she had an outstanding traffic summons from 10 years ago. The woman, who was 27, explained that she worked for 6 years in New York City and has driven into the […]

Michelle and Jordan’s Law

by Adam Rosenblum on February 13, 2012 in news,Uncategorized

Michelle and Jordan’s Law Stiffens the Penalties for High Speed Drag Racing The New York State Senate recently passed “Michelle and Jordan’s Law”, which is legislation to stiffen penalties for unlawful high-speed drag racing.  The legislation is in response to recent tragic automobile crashes involving suspected drag racing at high speeds. Senator Andrew Lanza, the […]

Newly Expanded New York “Move Over Law” is Now In Effect

by Adam Rosenblum on January 8, 2012 in news,Uncategorized

As of January 1, 2012, New York’s Ambrose-Searles Move Over Act (VTL 1144-a) has been broadened to include safety personnel involved in roadside assistance and highway maintenance. The original NY Move Over Law went into effect January 1, 2011.  It mandates that motorists exercise extreme care to avoid an accident when approaching an emergency vehicle […]

NTSB Advises Cellphone Driving Ban

by Adam Rosenblum on December 14, 2011 in news,Uncategorized

An emergency roadside worker at the scene of an accident involving two school buses, a tractor-trailer and another passenger vehicle, near Gray Summit, Mo.  The National Transportation Board (NTSB) investigators say it was caused by a 19-year-old driver who was texting while driving. The NTSB said that all states should ban driver use of cellphones […]

NJ Crack Down On Teens Drivers

by Adam Rosenblum on December 1, 2011 in news,Uncategorized

Young adults who will be learning to drive would likely face an extended route to a driver’s license, under a rigid new teen-driver safety law offered in the New Jersey Legislature. There is no doubt that teen drivers contain a certain judgment. No matter how good a teen’s driving skills may be, their age can […]