On July 13, 2021, a Long Island woman was charged with “Driving While Intoxicated” after crashing a bus carrying boy scouts twice. Bus driver, Diane M. Juergens, 61 of Ridge, New York, was operating the bus carrying 10 children and one adult camp staffer just west of the Baiting Hollow Scout Camp. Juergens is…

            New York State STOP-DWI Association, Inc., had a program to prevent and intercept drunk driving by having “crackdowns” during the holiday weekends every year. This year’s Fourth of July DWI Crackdown will be from July 2, 2021 through July 5, 2021. During the crackdown, there is increased police patrol and DWI checkpoints. Nassau County…

            This year Long Islanders are eager to enjoy the 4th of July holiday weekend after being cooped up and masked for over a year. Fortunately, now that New York has reached a 70% vaccinated population, restrictions like social distancing, masks, and limits on crowd sizes have all been lifted. This alongside a three-day holiday…

In New York State, the driver learner permit test is now available online. The permit test is for class D (passenger vehicles) and class M (motorcycles and mopeds), along with the application, are now available online. Although online testing does prevent a trip to the DMV, once you pass the test, you must still go…

            On March 31, 2021, New York became the 15th state to legalize recreational use of marijuana. While implementation of the laws will take time, certain aspects of the new legislation take effect immediately. New Yorkers can now possess up to three ounces of cannabis or twenty-four grams of concentrated forms of the drug, such…

            New York State recently enacted a new law that allows school districts to install “stop-arm” cameras on school buses. Stop-arm cameras will record vehicles illegally passing a school bus. Similar to red-light cameras, tickets are then issued as a result. It is illegal to pass a stopped school bus:             It is illegal to…

On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at approximately 7:00 a.m. PT, golf legend, Tiger Woods, was involved in a one car motor vehicle crash in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. The eleven-time PGA Player of the Year was seriously injured, suffering multiple fractures to both his legs. Although he was found conscious at the scene, Los Angeles…

A rear-end accident occurs when the front end of one vehicle collides with the backside of the vehicle in front of it. Rear-end accidents vary in severity, from fender benders to high-speed, high-impact car wrecks. Given the rear vehicle strikes the lead vehicle, it would appear that the rear driver caused the accident, and more…

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