Pedestrian Accidents

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Pedestrian accidents are an all-too-common occurrence on the busy streets of New York. Motorists have a responsibility to drive cautiously when pedestrians are present and are required to yield the right-of-way. Unfortunately, drivers who are distracted, drowsy, intoxicated, or otherwise negligent could strike a pedestrian, and when a vehicle weighing…

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Negligent and reckless drivers pose a threat to everyone on the road, leading to serious or even deadly accidents. In May 2020, the New York Police Department (NYPD) reported 5,935 car accidents throughout the city during a single month. These accidents caused serious injuries to drivers, passengers, pedestrians, and cyclists,…

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The American Automobile Association (AAA), a privately held nonprofit national member association and service organization with more than 58 million members, announced on October 3, 2019, that new research found that automatic emergency braking systems with pedestrian detection performed inconsistently and were “completely ineffective at night.” Models tested included the…

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Getting ready for back to school can quickly devolve into a whirlwind of stress. Finding out which teacher your children will have, checking supply lists, and trying to track down the one last box of the specific brand of pencil or art supply can be a harrowing experience. But despite…

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Getting kids to and from school can be a difficult proposition, particularly for working parents or parents with multiple children attending different schools. Staggering start times and adjusting for traffic can be problematic. Even managing bus pickup times and but stops can be a multi-hour logic puzzle that yields unmanageable…

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It is no surprise that many automobile accidents take place at intersections. Drivers are attempting to determine who has right of way, are braking more frequently and sometimes more suddenly, and are generally executing turns in addition to the normal process of going straight. The additional options make it much…

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