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April 2016 Archives

Sleep apnea a serious issue facing truck drivers

Many people are aware of the serious consequences of truck drivers being on the road while tired or drowsy. However, when a truck driver is one of the 25 million people in this country who suffers from a sleep disorder such as obstructive sleep apnea, the dangers are even greater according to Safety and Health Magazine.

How whiplash can affect car accident victims

Getting into an accident puts drivers and passengers at risk for suffering from a neck injury such as whiplash, especially if the accident was a rear-end collision. If you or someone you know was in a car accident and is suffering any of the symptoms of whiplash, our attorneys at Escandon, Fernicola, Anderson & Covelli understand that you may have questions about the injury and who is potentially responsible for it.

Accident fatalities fell in 2015 but bicyclists still face danger

The downward trend of fatal accidents on New Jersey roads continued in 2015. According to NJ.com, there was a three percent decrease in fatal crashes compared to 2014. This decrease continues a 15 year decline. 2015 saw 541 deaths stemming from 501 separate crashes, while 2014 saw 556 deaths resulting from 523 accidents.

Drunk motorcyclists pose a risk to all

While drinking and driving a car is a problem given much attention in our society, fewer people probably think about the dangers that drunk motorcycle riders pose on New Jersey roads. As they are depicted in popular culture, bikers are closely associated with rallies, bars, alcohol, drugs and violence. Therefore, many riders may be receiveing a mixed message when it comes to drinking and riding.

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