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Laurence Banville

New York DWI Law Firm Opens Office In Westchester County, NY

More than 25,000 drivers are arrested for drunk driving and other DUI-related charges in the State of New York each year. Many individuals arrested for driving under the influence simply plead guilty to the charges and accept the consequences of a […]

Laurence Banville

Drunk Driving Accident In The Bronx Kills One Injures Two Others

Three people became the victims of a horrific auto accident in the Bronx on Monday, April 3rd, 2017. At around 2:20 a.m., a man and two women were near the George Washington Bridge in a 1997 Toyota sedan when the […]

Laurence Banville

New York Ranks #1 For States With The Least Drunk Driving Problems, Report Says

New data suggests that more than 10,000 people were killed in the US as a result of drunk driving in 2015 while over 200,000 people were injured in DUI-related incidents. In an effort to inform Americans about the dangers of […]

Chrissie Cole

Petition Urges FTC To Investigate CarMax Regarding Unfixed Recalled Cars

In a joint effort, several auto safety and consumer groups are asking the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to stop CarMax Inc., the largest used-car seller, from advertising its vehicles as ‘rigorously inspected when it fails to complete recall repairs prior […]

Chrissie Cole

NYC To Lower Default Speed Limit

Legislation passed by state Senate could lower the speed limit in New York City. Introduced by Sen. Jeffrey Klein, a Democrat from Bronx, the bill allows the city to lower its default speed limit to 25 mph from 30 mph. […]

Chrissie Cole

Several New Traffic Safety Bills Signed

Eleven new measures were recently signed by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio that are intended to improve traffic safety as well as reducing pedestrian fatalities. These bills are among the first in de Blasio’s wide-ranging Vision Zero Plan, […]

Chrissie Cole

Speed Cameras Racking Up Tickets Near City Schools

Thanks to the city’s new speed camera program that started in January, drivers speeding near city schools have been hit with more than 11,700 tickets, according to the Department of Transportation. The tickets, which are $50 a piece add up […]

Chrissie Cole

Toyota Reaches Settlement Over Unintended Acceleration

A four-year criminal investigation into Toyota’s disclosure of safety problems has concluded with a $1.2 billion settlement. The announcement is expected for Wednesday. The investigation, aimed to determine if the Japanese automaker was forthright in reporting safety problems related to […]

Chrissie Cole

Winterizing Your Vehicle

Jack Frost is about to start nipping at your windshield making this the perfect time to start winterizing your vehicle so you are ready. In no particular order here are some important safety tips to remember when you start winterizing […]

Chrissie Cole

N.Y. Auto Insurance Requirments

Drivers are required to carry some sort of car insurance in most states that provides protection of the automobile by law. An essential part of being a responsible car owner involves protection of your car, through the proper insurance coverage; […]