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Fire Extinguisher Explosion Results in Construction Site Death

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One construction worker died, and another was seriously injured in a fire extinguisher explosion that occurred at a construction site in Chelsea, early in the morning on May 13. In another unfortunate twist of fate, a police cruiser responding to the call was involved in a motor vehicle accident that resulted in serious injury to the driver of the other vehicle.

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COVID-19 Quarantine Has Led to an Increase in Speeding Tickets in NYC

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The coronavirus pandemic has caused many significant changes in people’s lifestyles, with most people now staying home whenever possible. This has significantly reduced rush hour traffic and has led to fewer vehicles on the road. Many of us may have also seen a temporary reduction in our car insurance premiums for vehicles that we are barely using. However, the reduction in traffic has also brought about some changes to the traffic habits of those still on the road.

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Distracted Drivers Cause Accidents

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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the odds of getting into a collision are two times more likely when a person takes his or her eyes off of the road for just two seconds. Recently, the University of Utah conducted a study which found that a motor vehicle’s navigation system is extremely distracting to a driver. According to the study, on average, it takes approximately 40 seconds to program a navigation system while operating a motor vehicle.

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Danger in a Parking Garage or Lot

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The holiday season is approaching. It is time to be extra cautious as holiday traffic, hazardous road conditions, and drunk drivers leaving holiday parties will begin to increase. In addition, pay extra attention when pulling in and out of a parking garage or parking lot, because failing to do so may result in death or serious injuries to those around you.

 

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Expansion of Ride-Share Services Upstate Will Help Decrease Personal Injury Crashes

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Uber and Lyft in conjunction with state and local authorities are pressuring New York State lawmakers and Governor Andrew Cuomo to expand ride-sharing services in upstate New York. Police Chief David Zack of upstate Cheektowaga, wrote a letter to Governor Cuomo expressing the need for ride-sharing in order to cut down on drinking and driving, car crash fatalities and injuries.

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