Potholes are dangerous to drivers and pedestrians. Drivers
swerve to avoid potholes. Swerving to avoid a pothole can
inadvertently strike other cars and trucks, even pedestrians
crossing the street.In NYC sidewalk potholes are everywhere.
The repair potholes in an ongoing project for New York City.
Sidewalk potholes is the responsibility of the city. A
pothole on a sidewalk presents dangers to pedestrians.
Common accidents caused by potholes are slip and falls.
These potholes can cause an individual to stumble and fall
causing broken bones, head injury, cuts, bruises or a
Slip and fall accidents from potholes are common. The "daily
pothole" reports potholes that are found throughout New York
and repaired. New York City workers go out called the
“pothole gang” take to the city streets to repair thousands
of potholes throughout NYC. This is just a small indication
of a giant pothole problem in our city.
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Car accidents happen suddenly, however, what comes after the
crash can change lives forever.
A negligent driver slams into your loved ones car head-on in
a fatal wrong-way crash on the Thruway, resulting in a devastating
loss. A sleepy truck driver brakes fail and slams into your vehicle
on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. Your loved one is killed after
being struck by a yellow cabs on the Upper East Side in Manhattan.
A distracted driver hits you in Bushwick causing serious
broken bones, nerve damage, or traumatic brain injury (TBI). An
overly eager driver tries to overtake another vehicle and then
attempts to get back into the left lane entering the westbound Belt
Parkway entrance ramp.
The vehicle loses control and drives onto the shoulder
before striking a light pole and a tree. Loss of life.
Accidents happen. 2017 despite Vision Zero safety measures, driving
in New York safely is challenging. Checkout our info-graphic below.
53,000 motor vehicle collisions have been reported in NYC during the
first three months of 2017 alone (close to 600 per day). 13,106
people injured resulting from motor vehicle collisions. 11 people
killed. Central Brooklyn, the West Bronx, Kips Bay, DUMBO being the
most dangerous streets. *New
York City data portal
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Pothole is a part of the road
that is defective. As time goes one, the pothole gets bigger and
deeper causing the pavement to expands due to temperature changes.
Pothole absorbs water, in cold seasons, the water becomes frozen,
causing bigger cracks in the pavement.
During hot temperatures, ice begins to thaw, causing even a
bigger and wider pothole. Potholes are hazardous to drivers and
pedestrians as well.
Drivers try to maneuver around them well for pedestrians the
risk of a slip and fall is likely Road maintenance of public NYC
streets is the responsibility of New York State. $3.3 million for
fatal pothole accident.
Woman Receives $245,000 For Falling In A Pothole Paralyzed Man
Talks About Million Dollar Settlement .