North Adams woman dies in alleged car accident suicide attempt

North Adams woman dies in alleged car accident suicide attempt

Reckless driving in Essex County can take on many forms such as racing, distracted driving and driving at excessive speeds. In all cases, reckless driving puts others in danger as a result of wild and thoughtless actions and can result in hazardous and fatal injuries....
Driver of stolen car causes accident, flees scene

Driver of stolen car causes accident, flees scene

It can be argued that there is no car accident that is quite as despicable as that of a hit-and-run. In the state of Massachusetts, much like elsewhere in the United States, drivers involved in a car accident are required by law to stop, and at the very least exchange...
Woman driving without license hits and kills 2 bicyclists

Woman driving without license hits and kills 2 bicyclists

As with all the states across the country, drivers in Massachusetts are required to obtain a driver’s license before they can legally operate a vehicle. In order to do so, they are typically required to pass a written test and a driving test. These tests are to ensure...
1 dead after 7-car pileup in Massachusetts

1 dead after 7-car pileup in Massachusetts

In order to safely operate a vehicle in Essex County, Massachusetts it is important that you maintain a safe driving distance from other vehicles. The amount of space you should leave between you and the car in front of you depends on a variety of factors. These...
Massachusetts car accident leaves 1 dead, 2 seriously injured

Massachusetts car accident leaves 1 dead, 2 seriously injured

In the not-so-distant past, it was uncommon to see occupants of an automobile wearing their seatbelts in Massachusetts. Road trips with the family often involved placing the children unrestrained in the back of a station wagon or sedan. Since then, numerous studies...
35 injured in 65-car-pileup in Massachusetts

35 injured in 65-car-pileup in Massachusetts

As winter descends on Essex County, Massachusetts, it is important to remember that snow and cold temperatures can lead to unsafe driving conditions. It is wise to slow down and be mindful of roads that may be icy. Because many drivers need to be reminded of how their...
Drunk driver sentenced to 5 to 15 years after fatal crash

Drunk driver sentenced to 5 to 15 years after fatal crash

It is no secret that it is not a good idea to drink and drive in Massachusetts. Countless studies have shown the negative effect alcohol can have on your driving abilities. It works on various systems in the brain that are vital when driving including impairing...
3 injured in Massachusetts car accident

3 injured in Massachusetts car accident

Drivers in Essex County, Massachusetts have the responsibility of ensuring that their vehicles are properly maintained and safe to be on the road. This is the purpose of the state safety inspection that is required to register your vehicle. However, drivers should be...
Restraining pets in car can lower distractions

Restraining pets in car can lower distractions

Driving with a pet in the car is not an uncommon practice in Massachusetts. Many pet owners find great joy in taking their pets out for a leisurely drive and love their company as they run errands. Pets can enjoy it just as much, but sometimes they may become a little...
Driver charged in crash that killed bicyclist

Driver charged in crash that killed bicyclist

With more and more bicyclists enjoying the streets of Massachusetts, it is necessary for motorists to be aware of the unique traffic laws that come into play when a bicyclist is around. For instance, if you are driving an automobile and pass a bicyclist that is riding...

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