When a car driver hits a motorcyclist it is obvious that he or she will be responsible for the biker's injuries. This will likely involve insurance payouts and possibly a personal lawsuit. People are often confused, however, about the legal rights of an injured motorcycle passenger.
The popularity of NYC bus tours has steadily increased over the past decade, causing tourism-related businesses to create or expand their fleet. Today, 263 double-decker buses navigate the city's busy streets.
Friday's subway derailment in Queens injured dozens of people and terrified 1,000 passengers on the express F train.
A collision caused a school bus to roll onto its side in a Bedford-Stuyvesant intersection last week, injuring six children and three adults.
The Brooklyn intersection of Fort Hamilton Parkway and 51st Street was the scene of a surreal collision Sunday evening.
A reckless driver's shocking reign of terror ended when he collided with a MTA bus in Brooklyn.
A 37-year-old woman is dead after a motorcycle accident on a Brooklyn highway. The victim was a passenger on a BMW motorcycle driven by a 42-year-old man when he lost control of the bike and struck the center median of the Belt Parkway. His passenger was ejected over the median where she collided with an oncoming taxi cab.
Because of their affordability, size and excellent gas mileage, the popularity of motorcycles is on the rise in New York City. However, the trend does bring concerns. Beginner motorcyclists are much more likely to crash than experienced riders. Also, many NYC motorists fail to keep an eye out for motorcycles.
At least 11 people were injured Thursday morning when a "dollar van" and taxi collided in Brooklyn's Crown Heights neighborhood. The crash occurred at Lefferts and Rogers Avenues. Accident-scene photos published by the Daily News show that a third vehicle, a sedan, crashed into a light pole.