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100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers

We are officially in the midst of what’s known as the “100 deadliest days” for teen drivers. According to statistics, the number of teen deaths due to automobile crashes spikes beginning on Memorial Day and ends on Labor Day. What can we do to help keep our kids, and others, safe when behind the wheel? -->

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 -->

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 -->

Calling All New York Parents and High School Teachers!

Each spring Finkelstein & Partners attorneys visit area high schools to speak to students about distracted driving. Parents and teachers are well aware the spring and summer months are an exciting time for teens. Unfortunately this exciting time can also be dangerous. Teen drivers are more likely to be involved in a fatal car crash -->

DOT Releases Startling New Distracted Driving Video

Have you seen the new Department of Transportation Distracted Driving awareness campaign? If you’ve yet to watch the video we encourage you to do so, especially if you are the parent of a teen driver.  The video showcases several of the risk factors that increase the chances of being involved in a serious crash, including: -->

Parents of Teen Drivers: ‘You’re Not Worried Nearly Enough’

A recent New York Times article sheds like on a topic this firm is all too familiar with, teen drivers and the dangers they face (and present) when behind the wheel. Every day car crashes result in an average of 6 teenage fatalities, more than cancer, suicide, and all other accident types (Data from the Center -->