Passenger Injury in an Auto Accident

Summer is in full swing and more people are out enjoying the nice weather. The last thing one expects to occur is to be in an accident.

Let’s say you were the passenger in an accident involving another car. The drivers are covered under their insurance but if you are badly […]

AAA Northeast’s list of Top Safety concerns.

AAA Northeast’s list of Top Safety concerns for inclement weather.

 Of the average 5.74 million motor vehicle crashes every year with 22 percent occurring during adverse weather such as rain, sleet, snow, fog, severe winds or on slick pavement, according to the Federal Highway Administration. These crashes result, on average, in […]

February 9th, 2017|Car Safety, Driving Safety, Safety Tips, Winter Safety|Comments Off on AAA Northeast’s list of Top Safety concerns.

7 Things To Do After An Auto Accident

No one wants to think about being in an auto accident. Accidents are stressful, dangerous and costly. But doing a little thinking ahead of time can ensure that, should you find yourself in an accident, you’re prepared. Here are seven things to do after an auto accident.

Be Prepared. Some of […]

February 20th, 2016|Auto Accident, Car Safety, Personal Injury|Comments Off on 7 Things To Do After An Auto Accident

Massachusetts to get New Traffic Signals to Reduce Intersection Traffic Accidents

Starting in January, Massachusetts will be getting 350 new left lane turn signals in hopes of reducing the number of intersection traffic accidents. State officials said one quarter of traffic accidents that occur at intersections, happen when a driver is turning left (source: WCVB).

Other states in the Country use a […]

December 22nd, 2014|Auto Accident, Driving Safety|Comments Off on Massachusetts to get New Traffic Signals to Reduce Intersection Traffic Accidents

Fall Driving Safety Tips and Information

Fall typically evokes thoughts of foliage, crisp air, football, and the beginning of the holiday season, not the dangers of fall driving. While fall is a beautiful time of year, especially here in New England, it can also create hazardous driving situations.

Here are some helpful fall driving safety tips and […]

November 24th, 2014|Driving Safety|Comments Off on Fall Driving Safety Tips and Information

Seat Belt Safety: Click It or Ticket

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has been highlighting the importance of seat belt safety. The “Click It or Ticket” campaign is helping to raise awareness about seat belt usage. Over the last five years, more than 3 million seat belt citations have been issued during the two week […]

August 7th, 2014|Driving Safety|Comments Off on Seat Belt Safety: Click It or Ticket

Summertime Driving Safety Tips

Summertime driving has officially begun, and with that are several safety tips to keep in mind when taking to the road. This past weekend alone has seen numerous car accidents involving pedestrians, trains, and other vehicles in the Boston area. Despite being voted #1 for pedestrian safety in the Nation, […]

July 2nd, 2014|Driving Safety|Comments Off on Summertime Driving Safety Tips

Driver Charged in Truck Accident that Killed One and Injured Others

The truck accident that killed comedian James McNair, left comedian Tracy Morgan in critical condition, and injured two others made headlines over the weekend. The truck driver has since been charged with vehicular homicide and assault by auto in the Saturday morning crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He has […]

June 10th, 2014|Truck Accident|Comments Off on Driver Charged in Truck Accident that Killed One and Injured Others

The Consequences of Leaving Kids in Hot Cars

Summer is just around the corner and temperatures are heating up. It is not uncommon to hear stories of parents leaving infants or children in the car while they run a quick errand. Often those decisions can be fatal. Children should never be left alone in hot cars no matter […]

May 29th, 2014|Driving Safety|Comments Off on The Consequences of Leaving Kids in Hot Cars

NHTSA Implements Final Rule to Help Prevent Backover Accidents

On Monday, March 31, 2014, The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a final rule requiring rear visibility technology in all new vehicles under 10,000 pounds by May 2018. This new rule enhances the safety of these vehicles by significantly reducing the risk of fatalities […]

April 4th, 2014|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on NHTSA Implements Final Rule to Help Prevent Backover Accidents

Pedestrian Accidents: Safety Tips for Pedestrians and Drivers

Spring is here and with that comes more people walking outside and enjoying the nice weather. In 2011, there were 4,432 deaths which occurred as a result of pedestrian accidents. Pedestrians were one of the few groups of road users to experience an increase in fatalities in the United States […]

April 1st, 2014|Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on Pedestrian Accidents: Safety Tips for Pedestrians and Drivers

Spring Driving Safety Tips

With the weather warming up and flowers getting ready to bloom, it is important to keep a few helpful tips in mind for driving safely. Spring may not typically be the time of year that you associate with hazardous driving, but there are several factors to keep in mind:

 Spring is […]

March 18th, 2014|Driving Safety|Comments Off on Spring Driving Safety Tips

Elderly Driver Hits Attendant and Gas Pump in Walpole

An elderly driver drove into a gas attendant and a gas pump, causing a fire around 11am Monday morning.

The elderly driver was approaching the gas pump at Rte. 1A Auto Clinic across from Bristol Square in Walpole when he accidentally accelerated rather than stepping on the brake. As a result, […]

January 7th, 2014|Driving Safety|Comments Off on Elderly Driver Hits Attendant and Gas Pump in Walpole

Winter Driving Safety Tips

Winter driving can be disastrous, especially here in New England. We are only halfway though December and stormy winter weather has already affected most of the country. The most recent storm to plow through the nation caused several motor vehicle accidents, including a 60 car pile-up on Interstate 290 in […]

December 17th, 2013|Driving Safety|Comments Off on Winter Driving Safety Tips

Safe Driving Tips for the Fall in New England

Safe driving is crucial year-round, but here in New England, the fall can create some hazardous road conditions. The days are shorter, the nights darker, and leaves blanket the roads. The following are some safe driving tips for this time of year:

Wet leaves can increase the risk of an accident. […]

November 7th, 2013|Driving Safety|Comments Off on Safe Driving Tips for the Fall in New England