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Brooklyn School Bus Crash

By David J. Hernandez |

As the beginning of the new school year approaches, we are reminded that there is nothing more important to parents than keeping their kids safe.  A school bus crash in Brooklyn recently resulted in 8 people being injured, most of them children. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), although 134 fatalities… Read More »

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Bus Driver Who Killed NYC Citi Bike Cyclist in Manhattan Gets 30 Days

By David J. Hernandez |

Bicycling is an important mode of transportation in Brooklyn as well as in Manhattan, but it can be filled with risks. The death of a man cycling to work in 2017 is in the news once again as the bus driver charged with the accident receives the maximum sentence that a Manhattan judge could give… Read More »

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New York City Tour Bus Injuries

By David J. Hernandez |

Each year, tens of thousands of people enjoy a bus tour of New York City. Popular tours include A Slice of Brooklyn bus tours, The New York Beer and Brewery Tour, and TopView Sightseeing. Unfortunately, tour buses, like all commercial motor vehicles, get in their fair share of accidents. If you have been injured… Read More »

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Most Dangerous Intersections in New York City

By David J. Hernandez |

Each day, you head out into the busy New York streets to commute to your job, visit a friend, or simply run you weekly errands. With so much hustle and bustle in the Big Apple, pedestrians are unfortunately not always safe. While a majority of drivers keep a keen eye out for anyone straying… Read More »

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Federal Inquiry Launched into George Washington Bridge Scandal

By David J. Hernandez |

Many New York and New Jersey commuters may remember the snarled traffic nightmare last September on the George Washington Bridge, as lane closings brought many drivers to a halt. If you were involved in an auto accident of any typeon or near the George Washington Bridge during the time of the closings, you may… Read More »

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Stretch of 11th Avenue One of the Roughest Drives in New York City

By David J. Hernandez |

As New Yorkers know, the streets of the city aren’t quite up to par these days. Potholes and bumps create jarring rides that, on occasion, can leave us injured. Most of the time, we trudge on through our day, making the best of the aches and pains caused by taxi, bus, and car rides…. Read More »

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Feds Shut Down Another New York City-to-Boston Bus Company

By David J. Hernandez |

Many New Yorkers have heard that federal regulators shut down a discount bus line that offered service from Chinatown in Manhattan to Boston last week. The Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration shuttered the company, Lucky Star, Thursday citing significant safety risks. This is the second New York-to-Boston bus service that has… Read More »

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Brooklyn Bus Company Reincarnated After Being Shut Down Following Tragic Bus Accident

By David J. Hernandez |

Fifteen people died in a terrible bus accident in March of this year in the Bronx. The bus was owned and operated by World Wide Travel in Brooklyn. According to the New York Times, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) investigation of the tour bus accident turned up serious safety violations. The company’s… Read More »

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Bronx Bus Crash Highlights Need for Safety Measures

By David J. Hernandez |

Earlier this month 15 passengers were injured in when an MTA bus crashed into two other vehicles in the Bronx. The accident occurred when the bus made an unscheduled stop and struck a sports car and livery cab at the intersection of Third Avenue and 170th Street. One witness to the public transportation accident… Read More »

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Bus Travel: Not Always as Safe as It Seems

By David J. Hernandez |

If you think bus travel is perfectly safe, think again. According to the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (the research arm of the U.S. Department of Transportation), there were a whopping 60,247 crashes involving buses in 2008. Those 60, 247 crashes resulted in 67 deaths and approximately 15,000 reported injuries. Just such a bus… Read More »

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