There Is Still Plenty Of Time For A Bike Ride – Here’s How To Stay Safe

September 30th, 2023

During the summer our roads are crawling with bikers of all ages and sizes. There are little ones who are learning for the first time. Senior citizens who can still enjoy the breeze on their face. There are casual riders and serious bikers. All of these folks get a chance to experience just how wonderful the city of New Haven and the surrounding communities are for riding a bike. As the weather starts to get colder and the breeze from riding your bike starts to become a little bit more biting, there are fewer and fewer people out riding bikes. That doesn’t mean that there are fewer and fewer chances for someone to get into a New Haven bicycle accident. In fact, when there are less bikers on the road, those that are driving cars and trucks can get comfortable not sharing the road and start to pay less attention Read the full article…

The Very Deadly National Coffee Day

September 29th, 2023

We are not a medical website. We are not a health and wellness blog. We are a public safety website that talks about the types of things that can lead to injuries such as a New Haven auto accident. So, you may be wondering why we are talking about coffee today. How dangerous could a cup of joe be when you’re behind the wheel of your car? Well, it turns out more dangerous then you might imagine. First, let’s get to National Coffee Day. Many restaurants who are known for coffee are offering specials on coffee today to honor this storied national holiday. We might be going a little too far on this, but rest assured that you may pull up to the drive-thru of your favorite coffee place today and find that your cup of coffee is on the house. That’s why National Coffee Day is good, especially if Read the full article…

Police Departments Team Up To Keep Roads Safe

September 28th, 2023

Throughout the past summer a handful of local police departments teamed up to conduct traffic mitigation strategies to keep the roads throughout the state safe. According to those familiar with the operation over the summer it was so successful at limiting the number of New Haven auto accidents that occurred that these departments are back at it again this month and into next month. The police departments that are involved do not actually include the New Haven police department, but rather nearby departments including Guilford, Branford, North Branford, East Haven, North Haven and Madison. Each week the officers from the various departments team up in one of the neighboring towns to enforce traffic violations and utilize the task force to maintain a police presence on the roads throughout the month. While there has been some controversy around the partnership and the methods that are being used to enforce certain laws, Read the full article…

Watch For These Three Things To Avoid A New Haven Auto Accident In September

September 27th, 2023

We may just now be settling into the cooler temperatures of fall and so it is more important then ever to be on the lookout for hazards that become more relevant during September and beyond. While there are always hazards on the roads in September there are certain things you should be more aware of then at any other time of the year as they can be more prevalent and are more likely to cause you to get yourself into a New Haven auto accident which could cause injury or property damage. The hazards that you may experience being on the rise in September include; 1.) Fallen leaves. In Connecticut our peak foliage season is generally in October, but that doesn’t mean the leaves are not falling off the trees in September. When leaves land on the pavement of the road you’re traveling on they can become slick and cause Read the full article…

Poor Lighting Can Lead To A New Haven Slip and Fall Accident

September 23rd, 2023

The weather is changing and the days are getting shorter, that means there are many more opportunities to be out and about when it is dark out. For this reason it is possible that you will be in a situation where the lighting where you are walking will not be good and it could leave you at risk of getting into a New Haven slip and fall accident which could injure you. When long summer days turn into long autumn nights you can be in a situation where your footing may not be as steady as it once was. There are a variety of reasons for that, but the main reason is that when the sun goes down earlier you will find yourself out in the dark more frequently in the fall then you might in the summer months. While there are other dangers out there like wet leaves and Read the full article…

Changing Weather Conditions Could Lead To A New Haven Bicycle Accident

September 21st, 2023

When you’re out and about, whether you’re walking, running or biking through the Elm City you should be aware that there are starting to be new hazards that are developing during the fall. These hazards, that are not there during the summer months, can lead to a New Haven bicycle accident or pedestrian accident and cause you to become injured or damage your personal property. Changes in conditions can consistently affect your ability to ride your bike safely and cause you to be put in danger of becoming hurt. Especially in New England, the weather can change at the drop of a hat and it can catch you by surprise. When this happens it can be very difficult to be prepared and find yourself in a situation that you weren’t ready for. It is for this reason that you should be thinking about the changing weather now, even though the Read the full article…

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