Distracted Driving: The Numbers Don’t Lie

National Distracted Driving Awareness Month may have passed, but in exploring what is behind the Department of Transportation (DOT) putting a spotlight on this issue, there are some statistics that we would like to share. They are quite sobering and further enforce the need to educate drivers on the dangers […]

Sharing the Road: Bike Safety

As the weather warms up, more and more bikers are taking to the road. One biker in Salem was struck by an MBTA and the rider was transported to Mass General where he was listed in critical condition. Unfortunately, this is one of many bike accidents that occurs in and […]

May 9th, 2012|Auto Accident, Bicylce Accidents, Car Accident, Driving Safety, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Sharing the Road: Bike Safety

Boston Accident Attorney Warns – Do Not Text and Drive

Do not text and drive. It’s that simple.

Not only is it extremely dangerous to text and drive, but it is illegal and has been banned in 37 states. Massachusetts law prohibits all drivers of using cell phones and hand-held devices to read, write or send messages when behind the wheel […]

April 23rd, 2012|Auto Accident, Bus Accident, Car Accident, Driving Safety, Fatal Car Accidents, Highway Accident, Public Safety, Texting While Driving, Truck Accident|Comments Off on Boston Accident Attorney Warns – Do Not Text and Drive

Understanding the Risks Associated with Distracted Driving

Each time a driver picks up their cell phone while driving, they are consciously making the decision to take their eyes off the road and operate a vehicle under negligent circumstances. This situation endangers the driver, passengers and anyone on the road. Cell phone use is not the only driving […]

April 17th, 2012|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Driving Safety, Fatal Car Accidents, Texting While Driving|Comments Off on Understanding the Risks Associated with Distracted Driving

Two Women Struck by Cars in Swansea

According to State Police, two women were attempting to cross Route 195 in Swansea when they were struck by two separate vehicles. One of the women was killed and the other suffered serious injuries.

A preliminary investigation demonstrated that a car carrying the two Fall River women stopped in the breakdown […]

March 21st, 2012|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Driving Safety, Fatal Accidents, Fatal Car Accidents, Highway Accident, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on Two Women Struck by Cars in Swansea

Texting causes Hingham Woman to Crash into Tree

According to Hingham police, a woman suffered minor injuries in a Saturday morning auto accident after she drove off the road and hit a tree while she was texting.  Police officers arrived at Main Street around 12:59 a.m. to find a single vehicle crash involving a severely damaged 2012 Jeep […]

March 12th, 2012|Auto Accident, Driving Safety, Texting While Driving|Comments Off on Texting causes Hingham Woman to Crash into Tree

Springfield Woman Killed Crossing Street

According to West Springfield Police, a woman was killed while she attempted to cross the street near the Eastern States Exposition.  Reports of the incident indicated that the woman was struck by a pickup truck around 9:30 p.m.

After the collision, the driver of the truck stopped and was described as […]

March 9th, 2012|Auto Accident, Driving Safety, Fatal Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Public Safety, Truck Accident|Comments Off on Springfield Woman Killed Crossing Street

Seat Belts Save Lives in Hingham Car Crash

A man from Humarock was involved in a car accident in which he was cited for failure to yield the right of way.  The driver, 43, was leaving the Chilis parking lot around 6:15pm when he collided with the passenger side of a vehicle.

The driver who was struck was traveling […]

March 7th, 2012|Car Accident, Driving Safety, Public Safety|Comments Off on Seat Belts Save Lives in Hingham Car Crash

Elderly Pedestrian Killed in Car Accident With Pickup Truck in Worcester

A 69 year old woman was killed on the night of February 12th when she was struck by a pickup truck while crossing Route 20 near Auburn.  The pickup, a 1999 Chevrolet, was driven by a 17 year old from Leicester.  The woman was crossing from north to south and […]

March 4th, 2012|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Driving Safety, Fatal Car Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on Elderly Pedestrian Killed in Car Accident With Pickup Truck in Worcester

Marshfield Teen Killed in Crash

An 18 year old teen died in a car accident in Marshfield, Massachusetts, recently. According to reports, the teen crashed into a tree near 509 Highland Street around 4:32 a.m.  After the car struck the tree, it burst into flames.

At the scene, Marshfield firefighters arrived to find the car fully […]

February 22nd, 2012|Car Accident, Driving Safety, Fatal Car Accidents, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Marshfield Teen Killed in Crash

Can Certain Headlights Pose an Issue for Older Motorists?

Many drivers have asked the question: have headlights gotten brighter over the years? Warren White, 79, of Danvers is one.  White told the Boston Globe, “there are times I pass another driver and I can’t see anything. I’m blinded and I’m afraid I’ll hit something.”

White’s complaint may be justified according […]

February 18th, 2012|Car Accident, Consumer Health and Safety, Driving Safety, Public Safety|Comments Off on Can Certain Headlights Pose an Issue for Older Motorists?

Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Quincy

A number of pedestrian accidents have been fatal in Massachusetts recently, including one in which a woman was struck and killed on Burgin Parkway while she was waiting in front of the Quincy Center T Stop.  According to Police, the woman was hit by a car driven by an Easton […]

February 17th, 2012|Car Accident, Driving Safety, Fatal Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Quincy

Teen Killed in New Bedford Car Accident

A 17 year old teen was killed in an automobile accident along Route 140 in New Bedford, Massachusetts.  The crash occurred around 7:30 a.m. on the northbound side of the highway.  The victim was a prominent athlete at the Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School.

According to police reports, […]

February 9th, 2012|Car Accident, Driving Safety, Fatal Car Accidents, Passenger Injuries|Comments Off on Teen Killed in New Bedford Car Accident

Pedestrian Accident: Quincy Woman Fatally Struck by Car Near Home

Around 5 p.m. on Sunday, an 80 year old woman was struck and killed by a car outside her home at 485 Sea Street in Quincy, Massachusetts. The woman was struck in a crosswalk by a 55 year old man from Quincy.

The driver told Quincy Police Captain John Dougan […]

February 6th, 2012|Car Accident, Driving Safety, Fatal Car Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on Pedestrian Accident: Quincy Woman Fatally Struck by Car Near Home

Driver and Pedestrian Injured in Quincy Auto Accident

On Thursday night, two people were seriously injured when a van struck a pedestrian on Newport Avenue in Quincy, Massachusetts. The auto accident took place near the North Quincy MBTA station.

According to Quincy Police, the collision occurred when a female was crossing Newport Avenue near West Squantum Street around […]

February 2nd, 2012|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Driving Safety, Multi-vehicle Collision, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on Driver and Pedestrian Injured in Quincy Auto Accident