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  • NJ appellate court: Third-party texters can be held liable in crash

    August 30, 2013

    New Jersey has adopted what could reasonably be referred to as a rather unforgiving posture toward distracted driving over the last few years. To illustrate, the state has previously passed laws banning texting and talking on hand-held phones by all motorists, while just last year it passed a law which classifies distracted driving as a […]

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  • Northern New Jersey’s Route 15 sees tragic drunk driving accident

    August 26, 2013

    When a drunk driver makes the unfortunate decision to get behind the wheel, they risk the health and safety of both innocent motorists and those riding in the car with them. In fact, in many situations, these passengers may have no idea how intoxicated the driver actually is until it’s too late. This very well […]

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  • New safety testing to target crash avoidance systems

    August 19, 2013

    If you were to scan the car accidents headlines here in New Jersey over the last month, chances are very good that you’d see all manner of auto wrecks (head-on-collisions, side-impact wrecks, rear-end collisions, rollover accidents, etc.) caused by a multitude of factors (speeding, alcohol, running a stop sign, etc.). While carmakers have made remarkable […]

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  • Commuter bus safety becoming a major issue for state lawmakers

    August 16, 2013

    Independent commuter bus lines — meaning those companies that run routes from New Jersey’s more densely populated areas into Manhattan — have recently been in the crosshairs of state lawmakers over what they say are fundamentally unsafe practices that can, and often do, result in serious bus accidents. One state lawmaker — Assemblyman Charles Mainor […]

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  • Tragic rollover accident rocks North Bergen

    August 12, 2013

    The unfortunate reality is that many serious or fatal car accidents are entirely preventable. In other words, if a driver had just followed the rules of the road, not had that last drink or put their phone away, or if a passenger had just taken a few seconds to buckle their seatbelt, tragedy could have […]

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  • Police investigating chain-reaction truck crash on Turnpike

    August 09, 2013

    As most drivers know, there is a very big difference between experiencing car trouble while on a side street and while on the interstate. In the former, you can more than likely safely reduce your speed and take your time either pulling to the side of the road or finding a parking lot. In the […]

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  • Debate over post-crash cell phone access by police rages on

    August 05, 2013

    A lawmaker here in New Jersey made headlines in legal communities across the nation earlier this summer when he introduced legislation that would enable police officers to seize the cell phones of motorists involved in car accidents. Introduced by state Sen. James Holzapfel (R-Ocean), the legislation calls for police officers to be granted the authority […]

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  • Medical center fighting distracted driving one step at a time

    August 02, 2013

    There is no question that texting while driving has reached near epidemic levels here in the United States. Consider statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which show that in 2011 alone 3,331 people were killed and another 387,000 injured in distracted driving-related car accidents. What’s even more surprising is that these numbers have […]

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  • Will tragic school bus crash result in new NTSB recommendations?

    July 29, 2013

    Back in February 2012, the state of New Jersey was rocked by a tragic motor vehicle accident between a dump truck and a school bus at a busy intersection that left one student dead and five others with serious personal injuries. The sheer horror of the auto wreck understandably left many parents with reservations about […]

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  • Nationwide crackdown on I-80 to reduce auto accidents

    July 24, 2013

    New Jersey Police are joining with police forces from 10 other states spanning the U.S. to increase patrols on Interstate 80 for the last week in July 2013 to try to reduce auto accidents. Authorities are calling the safety campaign “the I-80 Challenge,” and are using the slogan “more cops, more stops,” to describe their […]

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