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 […]

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 […]

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