Tag Archives: Distracted Driving

How New Technology Developed by Ford May Save Lives

We all know speeding is dangerous, and distracted driving is dangerous, and drunk (impaired driving) is dangerous, but often drivers fail to recognize the dangers of drowsy driving. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety estimates that 21 percent of fatal motor vehicle crashes involve driver fatigue. One third of crashes involving a drowsy driver also -->

Parents Are the Key to Safe Teen Drivers

All parents want to keep their children safe no matter how young or old they are.  When children mature into teenagers they are presented with new dangers, as parents it’s our job to stay informed so that we can encourage our children to make good decisions- especially behind the wheel. If you have a young -->

This Week is Operation Safe Driver Week- Get Involved!

Do you speed, text, or follow too closely to other vehicles? If they answer is ‘yes’ than beginning today make a commitment to become a safe driver. This week law enforcement officers are expected to be on the lookout for dangerous driving behavior. “During Operation Safe Driver Week, law enforcement agencies across North America engage -->

Should Eating While Driving be Illegal?

Safety advocates from around the country seem to agree on the fact eating while driving should be illegal. Why? Because eating while driving, much like texting while driving, is a form of distraction. “The truth: Eating behind the wheel has proven to be just as dangerous as texting. If you’ve spent considerable time operating a -->

Another Reason We’re Proud to Be Part of The Orange County Community

We recently had the pleasure of sponsoring and attending New Windsor community day (for the fourth consecutive year). During the event, we met new friends, provided information about the dangers of distracted driving, and dispersed hundreds of give-a-ways. We also ran into a few familiar faces; at several points throughout the day existing clients and -->

You Know Better, But You Do It Anyway. 5 Decisions That Commonly Lead to Injury

Every year nearly 40 million Americans will seek medical attention due to an unintentional injury. The vast majority of unintentional injuries could be prevented, yet day in and day out people find themselves in hospitals across the country, their lives completely turned upside down. So, why are unintentional injuries so prevalent? Because far too often -->

Final High School Visit of 2017

Thank you, Ballston Spa for being such wonderful hosts this past week. During our day two program we were able to speak with hundreds of students about the dangers of distracted driving- while giving away some fun promo items! A favorite was our ‘don’t drive distracted’ shirts.  tees.jpg Learn more about our distracted driving program, -->

Managing Partner, Andrew Finkelstein Discusses Distracted Driving with CBS6-WRGB

If you were watching CBS6-WRGB last Thursday you may have seen Andrew Finkelstein, Finkelstein & Partner’s managing partner talking about the three main types of distraction. If you missed it click here to watch now. For more information about distracted driving click here.

Commit to Quit Distracted Driving Spring Events in Full Swing

Elizabeth Wolff, Personal Injury attorney, traveled to Edmondson High School in late April to speak with students about the dangers of distracted driving. eaw_5.2.jpg  She was accompanied by our community partners and other safe driving advocates, including Emma Grace O’Rourke. Emma’s life changed forever when her father was hit by a speeding and distracted driver. -->