Drunk driving is a terrifying epidemic that can victimize anyone at anytime. One of the troubling aspects of drunk driving is that intoxicated drivers come from all backgrounds. Gender, economic class and age are not indicators of who may decide to drive drunk. There is one noticeable characteristic of drunk driving: Many of the crashes involve repeat offenders.
The popularity of party buses has risen dramatically over the past decade. Party bus companies usually target young people, offering an alcohol-fueled adventure with loud music and swanky lighting. Party buses often shuttle people from club to club and allow passengers to drink during the travel time.
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.
People in the U.S. rely heavily on the civil court system to receive compensation for harms they have unfairly suffered. This is in contrast to many countries where wrongly injured people are left without legal recourse. The situational difference leaves many foreign tourists unaware or misinformed about their rights to compensation.
More than 40 sightseers had to be evacuated from the emergency exit of a tour bus on Thursday. The bus crashed into scaffolding in Midtown Manhattan, blocking the vehicle's main exit. Broken glass and debris made the rescue especially difficult.
An elderly woman's life is hanging in the balance after she was run over by a double-decker tour bus in the West Village.
A 22-year-old woman was killed in Manhattan last week when two taxi cabs hit her. She was crossing York Avenue in the Upper East Side when the first taxi collided with her, sending her into the path of the second cab.
A 73-year-old man is suing New York City after a Citi Bike accident in October left him with permanent injuries.
Its Super Bowl weekend in New York! There are thousands of people here from outside NYC for the Big Game. Unfortunately, automobile and cab accidents may happen, there may be a fall on a sidewalk or inside a premises, and some of those visitors may suffer injury.
We previously wrote about a young British woman, Sian Green, who nearly died after a NYC taxi accident in August (original story here). The U.K. tourist was saved by a quick-thinking plumber who applied his belt as a tourniquet on her severely damaged leg. The young woman, now 24, was grateful for the bystander's swift action and even appeared on Dr. Oz with her rescuer.