November 15, 2019

RI Population Growth and More Dangerous Drivers on the Road

Rhode Island may be the nation’s smallest state, but its population is growing. According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s latest figures, Rhode Island’s population grew for the fourth straight year in 2015 with the number of Rhode Island residents increasing to 1,056,298. From this growth, the state’s demographics have also changed significantly. In addition, neighboring…

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October 24, 2019

Providence Rhode Island’s Most Dangerous Roads

Driving in the New England area is not just challenging, but it can also be dangerous. According to an analysis of data on high-crash interchanges by GoLocal, it appears that the majority of dangerous roadways in Rhode Island are right here in Providence. The data was culled out from the Federal Highway Safety Improvement Program’s…

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May 16, 2019

Why It’s Important to Hire the Right Providence Car Accident Attorney

Providence is one of the leading cities nationwide when it comes to traffic accidents. Those of us who live in Providence, face a heightened risk of getting into a car accident. This is because Providence routinely makes it to those notorious lists like “Worst Traffic Intersections,” or “Worst Drivers” or “Most Dangerous Roadways in New…

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November 16, 2018

When Purchasing a Car Turns Sour

Drivers throughout Rhode Island face challenges with their vehicles every day, some of which if gone unnoticed could result in car accidents. Roadway safety knowledge is one of the biggest attributes that the driver of a vehicle can possess in order to prevent injuries resulting from car accidents. Some of these safety precautions include knowing…

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December 7, 2017

What Should I do if I’m in an Uber or Lyft accident?

Ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft have become increasingly popular as a quick and easy way to get around town. The service allows users to request a ride through the company’s iPhone or Android app, and a driver who is close by will then pick them up. Use of Uber and Lyft has skyrocketed…

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April 15, 2016

Rhode Island Senate Approves Cellphone Ban While Driving

The Rhode Island Senate has approved a bill with a vote of 35 to 2 to ban drivers from handheld mobile phone use while driving. According to local news reports, Senator V. Susan Sosnowski, D-South Kingstown, led the fight with support from State Police Superintendent Steven G. O’Donnell, who wrote lawmakers a letter urging passage…

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April 6, 2016

Can You Get a Ticket in RI For Reading Text Messages When Driving?

Everyone knows that it is illegal to text and drive in RI. But, can someone get a ticket just for reading a text message when driving? The answer is yes. Reading text messages is a form of distracted driving that can lead to car accidents and cause injury to others. If you were injured in…

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January 22, 2016

Least Known Driving Laws In Providence, RI

All motor vehicle operators in Rhode Island are required to know the laws of driving on the road. However, with so many rules and laws, some motorists might forget some of them or not know them at all. Some of the least known motor vehicle laws are also the most important. The following are 10…

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January 6, 2016

Driving Safely In Providence During The Shortest Days Of The Year

Although winter solstice began on Dec. 21, it seems like winter has just begun. This marks the official start of the winter season and a time when nights are the longest and days are the shortest in Providence, RI. What does the solstice mean to us in respect to driving? We all know that it…

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January 4, 2016

Providence Car Accident Lawyer Warns About Unsafe Vehicles

How does the type of vehicle that you drive have an impact on your safety and the people you care about? Studies about vehicle safety have shown that the quality and construction of the vehicle you drive can have a significant impact on your safety. A recent study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety…

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