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Hudson Valley Police & New York State Police Crackdown on Dangerous Driving During the Holidays

As one of the biggest travel times of the year approaches, New York law enforcement has already begun cracking down on dangerous driving behaviors. The 2017 “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign is in full swing. In addition to sobriety checkpoints, officers will also be monitoring driver’s speed, driver distraction, drivers who ignore the -->

3 Seconds Could Save Your Life

If you’re a Dutchess County resident you’re probably familiar with Route 9, a state highway that boasts miles of strip malls, eateries, and businesses. The close proximity between businesses is particularly convenient for shoppers but makes for challenging driving conditions. Motorists often fly down the road racing to get to the next red light. From -->

Preparing for the Hudson Valley Holiday Hustle, Chose Your Route Wisely

Most New Yorkers, especially those who are lucky enough to call scenic Hudson Valley home, treasure the final weeks of October and the beginning weeks of November. As the vibrant leaves begin to fall and the days become shorter it becomes abundantly clear, it’s that time again- bring on the turkey, tinsel, and travel.  Traveling throughout -->

Finkelstein & Partners Personal Injury Attorneys Take the Stage to Spread the Word at CBS6 Fidelis Care Family Fit & Fun Day

On Saturday, October 17th Finkelstein & Partners attorneys and staff attended the Fidelis Care Family Fit & Fun day at Colonie Center in Albany.   The Finkelstein & Partners table was in the center of the Kid/Safety Zone along with Cornell Cooperative Ext of Saratoga County, NYSCPOBA, Saratoga Sheriffs Dept., Albany Sheriff’s Dept., Colonie Police -->

Police Using Social Media to Crack Down on Dangerous Drivers

Earlier this summer a Michigan man was shocked to find State Police standing at his door, with damming evidence he supplied! The man, a manager at a car dealership and car enthusiast, created and posted videos of his high-speed joy rides on Facebook. In one video the man exceeds 100mph. Concerned citizens and Facebook friends took note of the reckless behavior and contacted Michigan State -->

Google Glass – Facing Bans on Driving as States Move to Bar Use

false A recent concern regarding the dangers of driving while wearing Google Glass has surfaced in states across the country. A member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, Gary Howell, has introduced a bill to ban drivers from wearing Google Glass. Similar measures have been introduced in at least five other states, even though -->

Putting an End to Aggressive Driving

Are you an aggressive driver? Did you know that aggressive driving causes approximately 6,800,000 crashes each year in the U.S., according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.     Do You: Express frustration when you drive? Fail to pay attention while driving? Tailgate? Make frequent lane changes? Run red lights? Speed? These can all -->