Rather Be Safe Than Sorry – National Safety Month

June 12th, 2018

It may be fun and exciting to live on the edge sometimes and be daring, but being safe is always the most important thing. The month of June marks National Safety Month, so the Bottaro Law Firm wants to make sure you enjoy your summer with these summer activity safety tips. Bells and Whistles Bicyclists […]

Rhode Island’s New Beginning of Safe Laws and Roads

June 1st, 2018

From telegraphs, to car phones, to flip phones then iPhones, the evolution of phones and communication is constantly improving. However, just because the technology is improving and ever-changing, does not mean the safety improved. The National Safety Council states that cell phones are involved in 1.6 million auto accidents each year. If these car accidents […]

Memorial Day Weekend – How to Stay Safe

May 25th, 2018

Memorial Day weekend brings us cookouts, festively decorated parties, and some good old patriotic celebrating. Another thing that Memorial Day brings us is car accidents. According to an article on CBS News, Memorial Day is actually the deadliest holiday for auto accidents – so be aware and be careful on the roads. Below are some […]

Rhode Island to Bring Driverless Cars to the Streets

May 22nd, 2018

In futuristic movies, the script always calls for flying cars and jet-packs. Unfortunately, that type of advanced technology is just Hollywood magic. However, Rhode Island has been considering the idea of introducing driverless cars to our roads, according to an article on NBC 10. Driverless Cars – Risks and Rewards By having these cars on […]

Driving Drowsy – More Dangerous Than You Think

March 13th, 2018

Throughout the United States, it is a well known fact that drunk driving is a serious crime which results in serious consequences. However, most people don’t understand that driving drowsy is another major problem throughout the United States that also results in serious consequences. I mean let’s be honest, who hasn’t gotten behind the wheel […]

The Scary Realization of Distracted Driving

December 29th, 2017

Some might think that distracted driving only occurs when the driver is texting. However, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration defines distracted driving as any activity that diverts attention from driving, including talking or texting on your phone, eating and drinking, talking to people in your vehicle, or fiddling with the stereo, entertainment or navigation […]

Hands-Free Technology Is Still Distracting Drivers

November 10th, 2017

Distracted drivers are the top cause of car accidents in the United States today. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an estimated total of 660,000 drivers are using electronic devices while driving and a total of 3,477 people were killed by distracted drivers in 2015 alone. In an effort to reduce the number […]

6 Statistics That Will Make You Think Twice About Texting While Driving

April 12th, 2017

April has been designated as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and as we head into the warm weather season, it is more important than ever to warn our younger drivers about the dangers associated with texting while driving. Attorney Bottaro is the founder of The Bottaro Law Firm LLC, a personal injury law firm serving residents […]

Distracted Drivers Are Major Concern in Massachusetts

May 6th, 2016

Massachusetts Attorney Serving Victims of Accidents Caused by Distracted Drivers According to information released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), eight Americans are killed every day and more than 1,100 are injured daily in vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver. And, while a great deal of appropriate attention has been given to […]

Smartwatches — Another Potential Source of Distraction for Drivers

January 14th, 2016

RI & MA Attorneys Fighting for Victims of Drivers Distracted by Smarwatches The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that distracted drivers led to 424,000 injury accidents and 3,154 deaths in a recent year. Common forms of distraction include eating, daydreaming, adjusting in-vehicle systems, and cellphone use. With the advent of the smartwatch, a new […]

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