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Updates On The Tracy Morgan Crash In New Jersey

The driver that was behind the wheel of a Walmart truck when it struck a limo in which comedian Tracy Morgan was a passenger entered a not guilty plea in Middlesex County, New Jersey, on February 1, 2016. Trucker Indicted The man was indicted by a grand jury in December 2015 and charged with eight…

Things You Should Do When Traffic Slows Down

On February 5, a police officer was directing traffic around a fallen tree when another driver hit into the officer’s vehicle. Luckily, neither the officer nor the other driver were seriously injured. The officer’s vehicle, though, suffered minor damage, and the other vehicle suffered moderate front-end damage. This accident is a reminder of what you…

Proper Attire Is Essential For Safety In An Industrial Environment

A recent industrial accident in Linden is a reminder of the importance of safety on the job. The man’s clothing got caught in a machine, and the man was pulled into the machine, suffering injuries to his head and arm. While workplace accidents do happen, what you wear can make a difference. Wear the appropriate…

Premises Liability And What A Business Owner Must Know

If you sustain injuries on someone’s property due to lack of maintenance, unsafe conditions, or other issues, you may have grounds for a premises liability claim. Duty of Care Premises liability includes residences, commercial buildings, and public property. The duty of care a property owner has is based on the relationship between the owner and…

Second And Third DUI Convictions Explained Right Here

Like many states, New Jersey not only has significant penalties for driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI), the penalties rise steeply for second and third offenses. Among the factors driving the sharp climb in penalties is the fact that prior convictions for a DUI and previous involvement in the criminal justice system are both…

We Want You to Stay Safe This Winter

While the majority of the country has seen record temperatures for the first part of December, the fact remains that winter will come, and when it does, the dangerous driving conditions follow. Before that happens, take the time to re-familiarize yourself with how you can stay safe on the roads this winter. Vehicle Maintenance Taking proper…

Teen Driving Safety And Good Practice

Four teens are lucky to have survived a December 26 car crash. The teens were traveling along Route 46 when the driver and front seat passenger started fooling around. The passenger grabbed the steering wheel, causing the vehicle to veer off the road. The car slid on the grass, struck two snow plow blades, and…

Pedestrian Safety Along Busy Roads

At just before 4 am on January 4, a 25-year-old male pedestrian was struck and killed while attempting to cross the New Jersey Turnpike near Exit 7. As a pedestrian, there are certain precautions you should take, particularly if you are traveling along a busy road. When possible, avoid walking along busy roads, particularly during…

Tips On Remaining Safe While Riding A Motorcycle In New Jersey

Both the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety state that one out of every one hundred motorcycle riders sustain an accident related injury annually. Here are some tips that will help prevent injuries while you’re cruising around town: All new riders should take a motorcycle safety course to…

Night Driving Tips Every Traveler Should Know

According to the National Safety Council, traffic deaths are nearly three times greater at night than during daylight hours. Why is driving more dangerous once the sun goes down? There are several contributing factors such as lessened visibility and fatigue, as well as reduced peripheral vision and depth perception. Here are fives steps that can help…

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