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Tractor Trailer Crash on 1-84 Reminds Motorists to Take Caution

On Monday, April 10th a tractor trailer driver on I-84 was involved in a multi vehicle wreck just outside of Maybrook, New York. According to authorities, the driver of the tractor trailer reported that his brakes failed, causing the crash. At least six vehicles were involved in the crash, but remarkably none of those involved -->

Brain Injuries: The Importance of Understanding Long-Term Effects and Potential Risks

Experts estimate nearly 2 million people sustain brain injuries each year. A brain injury or traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a serious and complex injury that can occur to anyone, at anytime.  Symptoms and complications vary based on the individual affected and the severity of the injury. tbi3.jpg Individuals suffering from a traumatic brain injury -->

More Drivers Relying on Hudson Valley Bridges

According to data from the New York State Bridge Authority, in 2016 traffic volume grew over 4% on five Hudson Valley area bridges, including: the Bear Mountain Bridge, the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge, the Mid-Hudson Bridge, the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge, and the Rip Van Winkle Bridge.  driver_navigation.jpg The most notable traffic increases occurred on the Bear Mountain Bridge -->

Attention Holiday Shoppers: Take Caution in Parking Lots

Just before black Friday the National Safety Council (NSC) released the alarming results of a nationwide poll. According to the NSC 2/3 of participants reported they would engage in phone calls while driving through parking lots. Over half of all participants reported they would text in parking lots. These results should serve as a red -->

Distracted Driving, the Startling Truth

You’ve likely seen or heard distracted driving related messages on TV, radio, the internet, roadway signs. While you may be familiar with the message, you probably don’t know the full extent of the devastation distracted driving has caused, and continues to cause day in and day out.  “After steady declines over the last four decades, -->

What Today’s Graduates Know That We Didn’t

Today’s graduates live in a world with more opportunities and dangers than we could have ever imagined, but, with change comes possibility. Parents and teens, take a moment to consider what we knew then and what we know now, and ask yourself, ‘why shouldn’t this generation have a safer future than ever before?’.   The -->

Congratulations Graduates of 2016, Tips on Safe Celebrating

This past weekend, and in the weeks to come high school seniors from New York and all across the United States will be celebrating the first of many lifetime achievements: high school graduation.  This exciting time is also a dangerous time for teens. According to the National Safety Council, the 100 days between Memorial Day -->