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NYC DOT Launches Reckless Driving Ad Campaign

By David J. Hernandez |

Reckless driving is a serious problem in New York, tragically taking the lives of countless pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists. According to the New York City Department of Transportation, reckless driving accounts for 40 percent of all fatalities in NYC car crashes. Drivers who operate their vehicle negligently or carelessly by speeding, failing to yield… Read More »

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Statistics Show Accident Dangers to New York City Pedestrians, Bicyclists

By David J. Hernandez |

Pedestrian accidents are and bicycle accidents are a major problem in New York City. Preliminary statistics show that last year 155 pedestrians and cyclists were killed in traffic accidents and more than 15,000 sustained injuries. Many of these injuries and deaths occurred in Brooklyn. According to the state Department of Motor Vehicles, there were… Read More »

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Brooklyn Man Becomes City’s Tenth Bicycle Fatality

By David J. Hernandez |

Earlier this month, New York City experienced its tenth fatal bicycle accident. The 24-year-old Brooklyn man died after he ran a red light and was struck by an SUV. According to Transportation Alternatives, the number of fatal bicycle-accidents appears to be on the decline in New York City. Last year, 18 bicyclists were killed… Read More »

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