IIHS Study: Passengers Might Be at High Risk in Cars With Good Driverside Protection

Automotive safety technology has come a long way since the 1960s and 1970s when the per capita fatality rate was 2-3 times what it is today, but a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) shows that, although improvements have been made in driverside protection in many cars, there is still a ways to go in providing similar levels of protection for front seat passengers.

Self-Driving Car Accidents – Who is Liable?

After decades of futurist speculation, the era of self-driving cars entering the mainstream appears to be finally upon us. Self-driving cars - also referred to as autonomous cars or robotic cars - have been developed by several large companies, including Tesla and Google, over recent years, and regulators and legislators are considering the implications of what they will mean for highway safety and liability.

What to Do After You Have Been Hit By a Car

Getting hit by a car is sadly not that uncommon of an experience in New York City, especially at densely populated intersections throughout Manhattan and the other boroughs. With taxis, trucks, and cars (including Uber, Lyft, and livery cars) sharing the roads with dense masses of pedestrians and bicyclists, collisions are bound to happen. In the unfortunate situation you are hit by a car or other vehicle, here is a quick rundown of what to do after you have been hit by a car:

Too Many Injuries and Deaths to People Hit by a Car While Crossing the Street

In many ways, New York City is fantastic for pedestrians. The city is easy to navigate, and moving through the city by foot can be a pleasant activity. Unfortunately, pedestrians are also very vulnerable in New York. According to the New York City Department of Transportation, pedestrians accounted for 52% of all fatal traffic accidents […]