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September 2017 Archives

The role of a dash camera in a collision

As a Connecticut driver, you may like the idea of having a recording device which can show law enforcement exactly what happened if you are in an accident. At McCoy and McCoy, we understand that it is important for you to know how a dash camera can help you after a collision.

Autumn premises hazards

A company is responsible for ensuring that their premises are safe at all times of the year. However, autumn in Connecticut can present extra risks. At McCoy and McCoy, we know it is important for you to know which hazards you should be aware of during the autumn.

Is climate change adding to the number of fatal car accidents?

The number of fatal traffic accidents has increased steadily in recent years. In 2015, road deaths climbed by over 7 percent, according to data compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. It increased another 8 percent in 2016, according to the most recent data available.

Increased action to prevent construction drug abuse

When many people in Connecticut consider construction accidents, they think about incidents which could have been prevented. However, they may not consider the aftereffects of some accidents. Some construction workers may find that after they have incurred an injury on the job, they have a new, more serious problem--substance abuse.

Pedestrian killed directing traffic

Many times when Connecticut residents think about pedestrians they think about only people who are actively running or walking on streets or sidewalks or in designated walking paths. However, the reality is that a person can be a pedestrian among vehicle traffic in many other situations, all of which can put them at risk of being hit by vehicles. One example includes when a person is walking through a parking lot. Yet another is when a person is outside of a vehicle that may have broken down.