Pedestrian Accidents

What Is the New York City Right-Of-Way Law?

New York City is one of the most densely populated and busiest cities on the planet and traffic congestion is one of the leading causes of accidental injuries throughout the city. One of the main reasons behind the staggering number of pedestrian accidents in New York City is drivers failing to yield the right-of-way to… read more

Most Dangerous Pedestrian Intersections in New York [Interactive Map]

Over the past several years, New York City has made significant traffic safety improvements for pedestrians.  Thanks largely to the Vision Zero Initiative, pedestrian fatalities decreased by 32 percent in 2017, reaching the lowest levels since 1910. While the reduction in fatalities should be certainly celebrated, pedestrians are still being struck every day in New… read more

Why Pedestrian Distractions Can Lead to Serious Injuries in NYC

Most people are aware of the dangers of distractions behind the wheel. Texting, listening to headphones, making phone calls, eating, and anything else that distracts a driver from operating his or her vehicle is incredibly dangerous. While the dangers of distracted driving are fairly well recognized, few people take into account the dangers those same… read more