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September 2017 Archives

All NJ motorcyclists should wear a helmet

Traveling the roads of New Jersey on a motorcycle may give people a sense of freedom that drivers of passenger vehicles do not have. They also face a greater chance of injuries in an accident. However, the state does have legislation in place for safety, and one example is the universal helmet law. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, all motorcycle operators and passengers in New Jersey must wear a helmet.

Monmouth among NJ counties with most deadly summer crashes

Monmouth County has a lot to offer residents and visitors alike, especially if you are looking to have fun during the hot summer months. Unfortunately, an influx of more people and cars can also lead to an increase in the number of deadly crashes. At Escandon, Fernicola, Anderson & Covelli, we help those who have lost a loved one in a fatal accident pursue compensation for their losses.

Distracted driving: 3 myths and 3 facts

Many people believe that they can do more than one thing at one time. In most cases, they're right. The trouble is that when people multitask, they may be taking their minds off more important tasks to get things done more quickly. For example, a driver who decides to text behind the wheel thinks he or she can text quickly without compromising his or her driving abilities, but the truth is that any time spent looking away from the road is hazardous to the driver and others.

Truck driver causes fatal accident in Perth Amboy

When a loved one dies in a fatal accident, it can be extremely hard for Monmouth County families to recover. Accidents happen for many different reasons but when a family member is killed in a car crash due to someone else's negligence, it can be especially devastating.

What are some tips for sharing the road safely with big trucks?

New Jersey has many highways in Monmouth County so it is inevitable that you will be sharing the road with a large tractor-trailer at some point while you are behind the wheel. While it can seem frightening when such a heavy machine is looming over you, it is certainly possible for both you and the truck driver to navigate the road safely. Here is what you need to know.

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