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The Importance of Motorcycle Helmets

Motorcycle Helmets in Data Motorcycle helmets have always been considered a necessary piece of protective gear. According to the Hurt Report, which was a motorcycle safety study conducted from 1976-1981: “The use of the safety helmet is the single critical factor in the prevention or reduction of head injury; the safety helmet which complies with FMVSS 218 is a significantly effective injury countermeasure.” When motorcyclists wear helmets, they are more likely to survive an accident where they would otherwise be [...]

Waterloo, N.Y. – Four Injured in Two-Vehicle Accident on Edwards Road

Waterloo, N.Y. (August 19, 2019) – Four people were left with injuries after an apparent head-on collision over the weekend, according to authorities. The New York vehicle accident occurred on Sunday, around 11:00 a.m., on Edwards Road south of Route 96. Police believe that the accident occurred when a vehicle that was traveling northbound moved into the southbound lane for unknown reasons and hit a vehicle head-on. Emergency crews arrived on the scene and decided that the passengers in the [...]

Atlantic City, N.J. – Woman Dies After Being Hit by Car on Atlantic Avenue

Atlantic City, N.J. (August 19, 2019) – An elderly woman has died after she was hit by a vehicle as she was crossing the road over the weekend according to police. The fatal New Jersey pedestrian accident occurred on Saturday, around 4:00 a.m., on Atlantic Avenue near Ohio Avenue. Police say that the woman, who has only been identified as an 83-year-old Wallington resident, was crossing Atlantic Avenue against a red light when a vehicle being driven by a 66-year-old [...]

North Elba, N.Y. – Two People Die and Three Injured in Accident on Route 86

North Elba, N.Y. (August 19, 2019) – A two-vehicle accident resulted in the death of two people and caused injuries to three people over the weekend, according to authorities. The deadly New York vehicle accident occurred on Saturday morning, at an undisclosed time, on Route 86 near the city of Wilmington. Police say the accident occurred when two vehicles collided on Route 86, though the nature of how the accident occurred has not been released by authorities at this time. [...]

Jamaica, N.Y. – Pedestrian Left with Critical Injuries After Accident on Liberty Avenue

Jamaica, N.Y. (August 16, 2019) – A pedestrian was left with critical injuries after he was hit by a driver who then fled the scene, according to authorities. The New York pedestrian accident occurred on Wednesday, just after 8:00 p.m., at the intersection of Liberty Avenue and 160th Street. Police report that the man was struck in the aforementioned intersection, leaving him with critical injuries. The driver in that accident fled the scene immediately after. Emergency crews responded to the [...]

Sheldon, N.Y. – Hit-and-Run Accident Kills Dog and Injures Two Girls on Dutch Hollow Road

Sheldon, N.Y. (August 16, 2019) – Two girls and their dog were hit by a driver who then left the scene of the accident, leaving the girls injured and their dog dead, according to officials. The New York pedestrian accident occurred on Thursday, around 8:30 p.m., on Dutch Hollow Road. Police say that the victims, a 12-year-old girl and 14-year-old girl, were walking their family dog when they were hit by a vehicle. The girls were reportedly walking on grass [...]

Hamburg, N.Y. – Man Dies in Vehicle Accident on Route 5

Hamburg, N.Y. (August 16, 2019) – A man has died after he was involved in a three-vehicle accident that took place at the end of the workweek, according to authorities. The fatal New York vehicle accident occurred on Friday, just before 8:00 a.m., on Route 5 near Columbia. It is unknown how the accident occurred at the time of this article’s posting. When emergency crews arrived at the scene of the accident, they found a 31-year-old man trapped within one [...]

What Causes a Vehicle to Catch Fire?

Vehicles and Their Usefulness Most days, we use our vehicles to get to and from our destinations. These amazing technological advancements have allowed us to travel distances that our ancestors would never have imagined, and they make our lives very convenient for so many reasons. These machines are indeed wonderful, but they also are dangerous in certain situations, and so it’s important to be cautious when we use and are around vehicles so that we are all as safe as [...]

North Amityville, N.Y. – Five People Injured in Accident on Sunrise Highway

North Amityville, N.Y. (August 15, 2019) – Five people were injured in an accident mid-week that left one car on fire following the accident, according to authorities. The New York vehicle accident occurred on Wednesday, around 2:30 p.m., at the intersection of Sunrise Highway and County Line Road. Police say the accident occurred when a 2002 GMC and a 2012 Honda collided at the intersection, causing injuries to five people within both vehicles. After the initial collision, the GMC caught [...]

Morris Township, N.J. – Two- Car Accident Leads to Serious Injuries on Route 24

Morris Township, N.J. (August 15, 2019) – Route 24 was closed for hours after a vehicle accident occurred and left at least one person seriously injured, according to authorities. The New Jersey vehicle accident occurred on Wednesday, around 11:21 a.m., on Route 24 near mile marker 1.2, which is roughly a mile east of where Route 24 splits into Route 287, according to Lt. Theodore Schafer. Police did not release many details regarding this accident at the time of this [...]