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How to reduce your chances of getting whiplash in a crash

There are numerous injuries after a car accident that Schenectady residents can suffer from, ranging from minor bumps and broken bones to serious, life-threatening injuries. One of the most common injuries widely reported after collisions is whiplash. Many people discount whiplash as not being a big deal, but left untreated, it can result in ongoing pain and disability.

How to proceed after non-injury car accident in New York

Automobile accidents can happen to anyone at any time, even to very safe and experienced drivers. It is difficult to figure out exactly what one should do in the middle of such an ordeal, especially when there is significant property damage, even if no one is injured. It is always wise to be prepared ahead of time by knowing what the law requires of drivers who are involved in automobile accidents in the state of New York.

Is New York the most dangerous drunk driving state?

New Yorkers tend to carry the stigma of being some of the worst drivers in the nation, thus it would follow that they have the most dangerous drunk drivers as well. When carting the kids to the next Saturday night movie, drivers can rest assured that New York is not topping the nation, according to a recent study.

Graduation and summer herald start of teen drunk driving season

Across New York State, as well as the rest of the country, teenagers are now celebrating their newfound freedom as school ends. Many have just graduated from high school and are preparing for a fun summer vacation before going off to college or jobs. Tragically, some of them will not make it that far, as graduation celebrations and summer get-togethers mark one of the most notorious times of the year for teenage drunk driving. At Bendall & Mednick, we understand the heartache that families face if they have a teenager who is injured or killed by a drunk driver.

How can Textalyzer help you if you're injured in an accident?

We've all heard of the breathalyzer test, but have you heard of the textalyzer? The implementation of this new technology is rolling out in New York as a means of determining if distracted driving occurred before an accident took place. If this was the case, those who were injured might have some additional evidence for use in their lawsuits.

Study: Teen passengers in New York are dangerous for teen drivers

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the risk of a fatal crash for drivers who are between the ages of 16 and 19 is three times higher than the risk that older motorists face. The agency also reports that the most common cause of death for teens in that age group is a motor vehicle accident.

Despite the known dangers, drivers in New York State continue to drive while distracted

Residents throughout New York State lead hectic lives and often have important personal and professional responsibilities that need immediate and ongoing attention. Many busy parents and professionals religiously rely upon their smartphones to schedule events, text, email, conduct research and make calls.

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