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Andrew D'Arcy

NJ MOTOR VEHICLE FATALITIES ROSE IN 2016

The number of traffic deaths in New Jersey rose 8 percent last year, which means traffic fatalities have gone up for three consecutive years.  Data from the State Police show motor-vehicle-related deaths – which include not just when two vehicles […]

Andrew D'Arcy

FATALITIES ON NEW JERSEY ROADWAYS  

The latest fatal crash statistics from the State Police show 231 fatal crashes on the state’s roadways so far this year – an 11 percent jump from the 207 deadly crashes reported in mid-June 2015.  According to New Jersey Police, […]

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Summer Bike Safety

New Jersey is a dangerous place for bicyclists.  Among the 50 states, New Jersey had the second-highest percentage of fatal motor vehicle accidents, 28.9 percent, that claimed the lives of pedestrians or bicyclists in 2012.  That percentage rose to 32.4 […]

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NEW JERSEY SCHOOL BUS SAFETY

A bill signed into law this past January mandates that new school buses in New Jersey will have to be equipped with exterior object-detecting sensors.  Over the past 10 years, an average of nine and a half students have died […]

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KEEPING KIDS IN CARS SAFE

Vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for children 1 to 13 years old.  In many cases, the faulty design of a child car seat, along with improperly restrained children can significantly contribute to this problem.  According to the […]

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Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey

Approximately 1,000 pedestrians are killed in traffic accidents in the United States annually with thousands more injured.  Pedestrian deaths in New Jersey totaled 169 last year after a record low in 2013.  Pedestrian accidents are a major concern throughout the […]

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TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES (TBI) IN CHILDREN

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the leading causes of disability and death in infants and children.  The age groups most at risk for brain injury are newborns through age 4 and teens from 15 to 19.  Among those […]

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NJ Auto Accidents – What To Do Now?

Car accidents happen in New Jersey every day.  When you are involved in a car accident, it can be both overwhelming and confusing.  You need to try to stay calm and make a mental note of any and all details […]

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New Jersey Trucking Accidents – Dangerous Roads

Safety standards for cars and trucks are improving,  but there are still hundreds of fatal accidents in New Jersey every year.  More than 20% of these accidents involve trucks of different sizes.  Any accident involving a big truck and a […]

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New Jersey and the Cinderella License

The driver’s license. It is a coveted symbol of freedom for most young adults – the rite of passage that allows teens to stop relying on their parents so much and get a taste of…