It’s been nearly four months since an off-duty NYPD officer shot another man in the midst of a road rage dispute. The officer has been stripped of his gun and badge and faces criminal charges. However, the event still sparks questions about how people should handle road rage, and whether more people are susceptible to being violent while behind the wheel.
The construction industry in New York City is expected to be in good shape through the remainder of 2016. There does not seem to be a drop in the number of residential and commercial projects expected to be completed in the next 18 months. This ostensibly means that the number of construction workers employed will continue to be steady.
The holiday driving season is nearly two months away; but in New York, traffic is a constant. The dangers that come with more than three million people and countless motor vehicles cannot be ignored. With that, it is common to see public service announcement pleading against widespread bad habits such as talking on the phone while driving, texting while driving and drunken driving; all of which lead to accidents and horrible injuries.
New York City is the city that never sleeps for a number of reasons. But when most people are awake, the relationship between motorists and pedestrians is a delicate and sometimes contentious one. Even with the passion that comes from pedestrians (who coined the phrase “Hey! I’m walkin’ here!), car-pedestrian accidents, can be especially harmful to the pedestrian.