Tag Archives: fatal crashes

Tired Behind the Wheel, How Dangerous is Drowsy Driving?

You may be surprised to find that just one extra hour of sleep may significantly reduce your risk of being involved in a fatal crash. According to researchers: People who sleep 6-7 hours a night are twice as likely to be involved in a crash compared to those who sleep 8 or more hours a -->

103 Puppies Survive Rollover Crash Thanks to NY State Police

According to data from the U.S. Department of Transportation rollover crashes have a higher fatality rate than other type of crash, approximately 35% of annual fatal crashes are classified as rollover accidents.  On Tuesday, January 24th a Missouri woman driving a box truck crashed and overturned on Interstate 86 in Steuben County (roughly 50 miles -->

Driving on less than 5 hours of sleep? You might be just as dangerous as a drunk driver.

Many are aware that getting at least seven hours of sleep is recommended by experts, but what many don’t know is that missing just two to three hours of the recommended seven could increase your risk of a crash by nearly 400 percent. drink_car_keys.jpg “According to the AAA, symptoms of drowsy driving include having trouble -->

Serious Accident Shuts Down the Taconic

On Tuesday, April 26th a serious crash occurred on the Southbound side of the Taconic in Hopewell Junction. The incident occurred at approximately 5:30pm at the Route 82 intersection.  Authorities have yet to divulge the details of the crash, however categorized the incident as a “serious accident.” The Taconic Parkway is arguably one of the -->