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2 Firetrucks involved in 2 Separate Crashes

There were 2 separate accidents involving fire trucks in one Queens neighborhood last Sunday afternoon. The first accident involved a firetruck and an MTA bus at the intersection of Ditmars Boulevard and 21st Street. “The rig wound up with a mangled front bumper and the driver’s windshield knocked out. The 12 civilians and two firefighters […]

New Regulations for Crane Operations

A group established by Mayor de Blasio has published a report that include 23 recommendations in order to better protect construction workers and the general public near the specific construction site. “The Crane Technical Working Group released an interim report on June 10 that includes 23 recommendations in regard to crane safety. The group was […]

Recalls Increase as Safety Awareness Does Too

In the past few years, the number of items that have been recalled has increased tremendously. Since 2002, the amount of food recalls has doubled; with about 1 new recall a day (on average). The number of vehicles that have been recalled has increased as well; with 51 million recalls in total just last year […]

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Recalls

The 2015 edition of the Jeep Grand Cherokee was voluntarily recalled last year due to malfunctions with the parking gear (electronic shifter). This problem has resulted in over 200 crashes and 40 injuries. Most recently the problem with the gear shifter may be tied to the death of the actor Anton Yelchin. “Earlier this year, […]

Deadly Chain Reaction Crash on Staten Island

At least 7 cars were involved in a horrific crash on Staten Island Sunday afternoon, that left a 75 year old man dead and at least 10 other wounded; 3 seriously. Police sources say that a female driver of a sedan started the collision (and she remains in serious condition) but the reason for the […]

Citi Bike: ZERO Fatalities in Over 3 Years

Citi Bikes, the bike sharing program found throughout the city has not recorded a single fatality of a rider in over 3 years. This bike sharing program might actually be safer than regular bicycles. These recognizable bikes, with the bright blue frame and unmistakable front baskets were designed to be heavier and therefore move slower […]

Construction Company charged inManslaughter

A construction Company was charged last Friday with Manslaughter after one of their workers was killed on site. The courts found “the company, Harco Construction, guilty of second-degree manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, both felonies, and reckless endangerment, a misdemeanor, in the death of the victim, aged 22, an immigrant from Ecuador who lived in […]

Vehicular Mayhem Filled Weekend

This past weekend was filled with a number of accidents involving different vehicles in different incidences. There were at least 4 causalities in separate accidents, 2 separate incidences involving a cyclist that was killed, another involving the passenger of a car that was struck and lastly a pedestrian who was crossing the street. The driver […]

Are Uber Drivers Involved in More Crashes?

A news report has come to light saying that Uber drivers are more likely to be involved in a deadly crash than compared to regular yellow taxi cab drivers. From July to December of last year, Uber drivers were involved in 5 fatal crashes (only 1 driver was technically at fault). During that time, only […]

Man dragged by MTA train awarded 19.5 million

A man who was dragged by an MTA train after his foot was caught between the platform and the train door has been awarded $19 million by the city. The man “required eight surgeries to repair his right foot after a fellow passenger jostled him as he attempted to disembark the D train at W. […]

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