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Researchers who studied the relationship between a delayed school start time and teen-driver car accidents in Fairfax County, Virginia, found that starting the school day later was associated with decreased crash risks among drivers in high school. In the fall of 2015, Fairfax County schools pushed back school start times…

Drivers who use Interstate 95 to cross Washington Heights and the Bronx in New York may be surprised to learn they are traveling one of the most dangerous routes in the country. That’s the conclusion of Go Safe Labs, a nonprofit that uses data to advance transport infrastructure. Top Accident…

Are U-turns illegal? Making a U-turn in an automobile is a risky maneuver. It requires stopping and turning across opposing lanes of traffic, which often leads to traffic collisions. That is why one-eighty turns are prohibited in many places including U-turns in business districts in NY. Any driver attempting an…

The New York Times recently published a timely warning about the potential for ice to fall from NYC buildings and injure pedestrians. On December 22, New York police closed three blocks of Central Park South to cars and pedestrians as ice fell from towers and crashed to the ground and…

Three commercial truck accidents in New York City left two people dead and another injured last Nov. 16 2019. The truck driver was injured when a garbage truck rolled over in Williamsburg , but truck drivers walked away from fatal accidents in East Harlem Nov. 9 and the Upper East…

More than 800 people die every year in the United States in motor vehicle crashes caused by snow, sleet, and freezing rain, according to a new study. The study found that fatalities were higher in heavy snowfall regions such as areas in New York near Lakes Erie and Ontario and…

Pedestrian deaths across the nation continue to increase year after year as federal and state policies and roadway designs produce roads that prioritize high speeds for cars over safety for people on foot, a recent report says. Alarming Trend in Pedestrian Accidents Pedestrian fatalities in urban areas are up 69%…

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