New CT Pedestrian Laws
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  • New CT Pedestrian Laws
    January 26, 2022
    Pedestrian fatalities are a serious problem in Connecticut, and the numbers continue to rise. In 2020, there were 65 pedestrian fatalities in the state, which represented a five-year high. Distracted driving and larger cars have made serious pedestrian accident injuries a greater likelihood. Connecticut’s new laws became...
  • What Are The Laws In CT Regarding Failure To Yield?
    January 19, 2022
    Connecticut has recently tightened its pedestrian safety laws to make it easier for pedestrians to gain the right-of-way. Connecticut has strict laws about failure to yield governing street crossings and other scenarios where someone else has the right of way. Those who violate those laws could receive...
  • Jack-Knifed Tractor-Trailer Closes Right Lane Of I-84 East In Vernon, One Of Many Such Accidents On CT Highways
    January 7, 2022
    I-84 eastbound traffic slowed this morning around 7:00 due to a jack-knifed tractor-trailer closing the right lane. Miraculously, no serious injuries resulted, and no other motor vehicles were involved in the crash.Friday’s storm, the first of the season, dumped more snow throughout Connecticut than originally...
  • New Changes To Connecticut Law That Recently Took Effect
    January 4, 2022
    Every year Connecticut passes a host of changes to its civil and criminal laws. 2021 is no different, as there are several new laws that came into effect on October 1. Some of these laws impact driving and pedestrian safety. New Seatbelt Laws Previously, only occupants...