July 2014 Archives

Authorities in New Jersey township target drunk driving

When a drunk driver makes the dangerous decision to get behind the wheel, they are putting lives at risk, including their own. Unfortunately, in Monmouth and throughout New Jersey, people continue to make the mistake of driving while intoxicated. Drunk driving accidents can result in serious injuries and deaths that could have been avoided, which is why drivers should never take to the road when they are not sober.

Comedian files suit after New Jersey truck accident

Any accident that takes place on the road can lead to significant injuries and loss of life. However, when a semi truck crash occurs, the outcome can be especially devastating due to their sheer size and the extended amount of time it often takes for them to stop. Furthermore, in Monmouth and across New Jersey, truck accidents may be more likely to take place when a truck company pushes their drivers too far, resulting in truck driver fatigue. Because of these risks, both truck drivers and the companies they work for have a responsibility to make safety a top priority.

Tracy Morgan among four plaintiffs in lawsuit against Walmart

Residents in Monmouth County and throughout New Jersey likely recall hearing news about the fatal truck accident last month in which one man was killed and comedian and actor, Tracy Morgan seriously injured. After undergoing multiple surgeries and spending the last several weeks in rehab, Morgan recently went home to continue his recovery. He also, along with three others, took legal action and filed a lawsuit against the owner of the truck that was involved in the accident.

Safety tips for New Jersey motorcyclists

The warm summer months provide a great opportunity for Monmouth County residents to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors. This is particularly true of those residents who own motorcycles who often have a limited time in which to enjoy hitting the open, and not so open, road. While motorcyclists often consider their preferred mode of transportation as being fun and thrilling, it can also be extremely dangerous.

New Jersey ranks as 12th safest state for teen drivers

It's officially summertime and this week Monmouth County residents of all ages are getting ready to celebrate the July 4th holiday. The summer months are often a time when New Jersey residents of all ages vacation and travel to spend time with friends and family. Unfortunately, the summer months are also one of the most deadly seasons for drivers and this is particularly true of young and inexperienced teen drivers.

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