The Basics of Seat Belt Safety

April 17th, 2018

Wearing your seat belt is definitely the easiest and safest choice drivers and passengers can make before going on a car ride. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that seat belt use in passenger vehicles saved an estimated 13,941 lives. It’s estimated that 90.1% of people wear their seat belt in the United […]

How Safe Is Your Car’s Back-Up Camera?

April 13th, 2018

Vehicles are getting more advanced by the day. One of the latest and probably most well liked technological advancements is the back-up camera. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, an estimated 292 people are killed and 18,000 injured each year by drivers who back into them. Objects that are low to the ground […]

The Pros and Cons to Cruise Control

March 20th, 2018

The cruise control feature in vehicles is fairly common and beloved by many road-trippers. Although there are many pros to cruise control, there are also many cons that accompany it. Benefits of Cruise Control The number one benefit to cruise control is controlling speed.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) the estimated […]

A Driver’s Duty When Entering an Intersection

September 11th, 2017

Drivers often assume that when they have a green light, and the right of way, they have no further duties when entering an intersection.  However failing to exercise due care at an intersection can lead to serious accidents and subsequent liability, no matter what color the traffic light is. Drivers Cannot Block an Intersection In […]

The Importance Of Back To School Safety

August 29th, 2017

School is officially back in order, which means there will be children walking to and from the bus stops and their homes. It is important to take the necessary precautions when behind the wheel which includes driving slower when in school zones, being alert, and refraining from any type of distracted driving such as texting. […]

New RI Traffic Law in 2017: Don’t Block the Box

January 24th, 2017

Have you ever found yourself at a busy intersection, when the light turned green but you were unable to move forward because of cars sitting in your path? Rhode Island is trying to fix this common traffic problem. On January 1, 2017, Rhode Island’s new “Don’t Block the Box” law went into effect. This law […]

Is Hands-Free Calling Safer for Drivers?

August 20th, 2015

Experienced Attorneys Serving Accident Victims In MA and RI Many people believe that hands-free cell phone use – through use of an earpiece, speakerphone, or in-car system – is safer than holding a phone while driving. This belief has led several states to ban handheld cell phone use while permitting use of hands-free devices. However, […]

The Link Between Bad Weather & Motor Vehicle Accidents

August 6th, 2015

Massachusetts and Rhode Island Attorneys for Vehicle Accident Victims Whenever liability must be proven following a car accident, the key factor is driver negligence. Whoever is determined negligent, and thus at fault for the accident, will be considered the liable party, meaning that his or her insurance must cover the costs involved. Negligent acts can […]

Multimillion Dollar Jury Award for Local DOT Supervisor Killed on Highway

June 22nd, 2015

Compassionate Attorney Serving the Families of Wrongful Death Victims Across RI and MA In October 2014, a Hartford, Connecticut jury awarded nearly $7.3 million to the estate of Daniel DiNardi, a construction worker who was hit on the side of the road while performing cleanup work. DOT Supervisor Struck on Route 8 near Waterbury, CT […]

Pet-Induced Distracted Driving

June 2nd, 2015

RI & MA Pet Caused Accident Attorney How many of us have considered the consequences of an unrestrained pet riding in the car?  Every 18 minutes, a car crash occurs as the result of a loose pet in the vehicle, says Paws to Click. Many of us enjoy the companionship of our pets in our […]

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