Tag Archives: car crashes

5 Surprising Ways Divorce Can Affect Health and Safety

For some the divorce process is amiable and ultimately liberating, but for others the process can profoundly affect almost all aspects of daily life. Here are five surprising ways divorce can affect health and safety: Anxiety It is common to experience anxiety and depression throughout the divorce process. While you may feel you have a -->

Congratulations Graduates of 2017! As You Begin Your Next Chapter Please Keep This in Mind

To this year’s graduates, congratulations on your achievements and best wishes on your future endeavors! You are just beginning your journey, but the decisions you make today will be a part of what defines the future ‘you,’ and the society you live in. This is an exciting time in your life, you’ve most likely been -->

New York Cracks Down on Underage Drinking

Law Enforcement throughout New York State participated in a five-week crackdown on underage drinking and illegal alcohol sales. The crackdown resulted in more than 100 arrests. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration car crashes are the leading cause of death for teens, and about a quarter of those crashes involve an underage drinking -->

In Response to Growing Number of Motor Vehicle Crash Fatalities Experts Press for Change

In 2016 approximately 4.6 million roadway users were seriously injured in car crashes, a 7% increase from the year prior. The National Safety Council recently released survey findings that offer insights into what driver behaviors are contributing to motor vehicle crashes. 64% of drivers admitted they are comfortable speeding, 47% of drivers admitted they are -->

Safety Brief: Destiny Mall, Avoiding Serious Injury

If you live in the Syracuse area, or are planning on doing some holiday shopping at Destiny Mall, check out the safety tips below.  For those of you who don’t know, Destiny Mall is massive shopping/dining/entertainment center located in Syracuse, New York. The Destiny Mall website boasts the mall is so large it should have -->

Shorter Days Equal Heightened Risks on the Road

Did you know driving at night is more dangerous than driving during the day? Aside from the obvious (limited visibility), fatigue, impairment, and traffic are also known to contribute to an increased number of car crashes during PM hours.  The national safety council offers several suggestions for reducing the likelihood of a night time car -->

Teen Driver Suspected of Drug Use in Horrific Colonie Crash

On Friday, October 28th two teenage boys were involved in a horrific crash. The incident transpired around 11pm. The driver of a 2006 sedan, an 18 year old male, drove off the road and ended up lodged under a pick up truck. The force of the collision caused both vehicles to crash through a nearby -->

Attorney Elizabeth Wolff on Preventable Car Crashes

As parents, community members, and professionals who witness the devastating results of distracted driving on a daily basis, our commitment to reducing the number of preventable car accident injuries is unwavering. In the video below injury attorney Elizabeth Wolff shares more.  Click here to view the video.

Injury Information Everyone Should be Aware of

According to the National Safety Council in 2014 136,053 people died as a result of ‘unintentional injury’ related deaths. That equates to over 370 tragedies every day. These figures do not include those seriously or permanently injured due to unintentional injuries.  The National Safety Council provided the top causes of unintentional injuries in homes and -->

Port Jervis Police Urge Drivers to Slow Down

If you’re a Port Jervis resident don’t be surprised if you receive a knock on your door from a Port Jervis Police Officer in the days and weeks to come. Officers will be personally delivering signs that read “slow down, we love our children” to Port Jervis homes and businesses as part of a new -->