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New York City Council Moves to Expand Regulation of Pedicabs to Avoid Rate Gouging

With a Texas family being charged $442.00 for a 14-block ride in a pedicab this past summer, more regulations may be on their way.  Approximately…

Oct 23, 2012

Suffolk County Again Ahead of the Curve When It Comes to Consumer Safety, This Time Regarding Cribs

The Suffolk Legislature voted on October 13, 2009, to ban the sale of drop-side cribs, potentiallyvirtual death traps to infants. Drop-side cribs have caused many…

Posted by SEO Admin on Oct 17, 2009

Parents Matter When It Comes to Teen Driving

Traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens, killing more than 5,000 each year. More than 7,000 people nationwide were killed in…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 28, 2009

More Support for Federal Law to Reduce Highway Funding Available to States That Do Not Prohibit Text Messaging While Driving

This past summer a bill was introduced in the United States Senate to require states to adopt federally set minimum penalties for writing, sending, or…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 20, 2009

Nassau Countys Red-Light Cameras Catch Red Light and Right on Red Violators: Will They Really Improve Traffic Safety or Mostly Generate Revenue for the County?

Beginning on Thursday, August 6, 2009, Nassau County on Long Island initiated a red-light camera program, with cameras placed above two intersections to videotape motor…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 09, 2009

A 100th Birthday and Lessons Learned

Today marks what would have been the 100th birthday of our founder, Louis H. Levine. Its hard to imagine that on this day 100 years…

Posted by SEO Admin on Aug 09, 2009

How Distracting is a Cell Phone Really to a Driver? Naturalistic Driving Studies and Driving Simulator Tests Don't Agree

Naturalistic driving studies that record drivers (through continuous video and kinematic sensors in participants personal vehicles) in actual driving situationsare a scientific method to study…

Posted by SEO Admin on Aug 03, 2009

Transportation Alternatives, Advocate for Bicycling, Walking and Public Transit, Releases Report Decrying Gaps in Deterrence of Dangerous Driving and Makes Sensible Recommendations

Earlier this month, Transportation Alternatives (TA) released Executive Order: A Mayoral Strategy for Traffic Safety, which TA says shows startling gaps in the way NYC…

Posted by SEO Admin on Jul 30, 2009

Brain-Computer Interface Research Used for Speech Prosthesis to Assist Locked-In Motor Vehicle Accident Victim

Around midnight on November 5, 1999, Erik Ramsey was a passenger in a friends Camaro that was in an accident with another vehicle and flipped…

Jul 13, 2009

Schoolchildren Face Traffic Dangers When School Lets Out

A recent article by Jennifer Steinhauer of The New York Times discusses the dangers middle school students face when they become pedestrians when the school…

Posted by SEO Admin on Jun 20, 2009

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The law firm of Levine & Slavit, PLLC has served clients in Long Island and the Greater New York City-area since 1957. We are a team of personal injury and wrongful death lawyers who work tirelessly for victims' rights. Our team is licensed and affiliated with the:

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