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Dirt Bikes, ATVs Have Become Menaces on City Streets

Law enforcement in several New Jersey municipalities are attempting to crack down on dirt bike and ATV use on streets and sidewalks, a problem that has led to numerous accidents Read More

Grade-Level Railroad Crossings Continue to Be Hazardous for Motor Vehicles

Highway-railroad grade crossings are locations where a railroad line crosses a street at the same level, rather than via an overpass or a tunnel. Drivers may hardly give them a Read More

How a Car’s Color May Affect the Risk of an Accident

Today’s automobiles come equipped with multiple state-of-the-art safety features, such as airbags, blind spot monitors and lane-keeping assistance systems. But there are more basic attributes that can affect a vehicle’s Read More

NJ Traffic Deaths Still Climbing After 14-Year High In 2021

There were 698 people killed in auto accidents in New Jersey in 2021, the most in 14 years. Early data for 2022 show this year could be even deadlier. The Read More

Hit-and-Run Accident on New Jersey Lake Illustrates the Hazards of Recreational Boating

In July 2022, a couple taking an evening cruise on New Jersey’s Lake Hopatcong was injured when a speeding vessel collided with their pontoon boat. According to a news account, Read More

Child’s Drowning Highlights Dangers of Swimming Pool Parties

In June 2022, a 7-year-old girl drowned at a private pool in Teaneck that had been rented out for a party. The latest in a string of pool drowning accidents Read More

NJ Prosecutor’s Fatal Crash Shows Dangers Facing Urban Motorcyclists

An assistant Bergen County prosecutor was killed in July 2022 when his motorcycle collided with an SUV at a treacherous crossroads in Hackensack, NJ. The accident is illustrative of the Read More

Hit and Run by City Councilwoman Points Up Perils of City Bike Riding

In July 2022, a Jersey City councilwoman driving an SUV struck a bicycle rider at an intersection and fled the scene. A recording by a nearby surveillance camera shows the Read More

Distracted Driving Remains a Major Cause of NJ Traffic Fatalities

A recent fatal accident in Bergen County is a vivid example of the scourge of distracted driving that is afflicting New Jersey. A Ferrari sportscar going down a main road Read More

New Jersey Legislators Propose Initiating Vision Zero at State Level

Fatal traffic accidents are a serious problem in New Jersey. In 2021, the state saw 699 deaths on its roadways, including 367 drivers, 86 passengers, 219 pedestrians and 27 cyclists. Read More

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