The federal Department of Transportation mandates that every motorcycle helmet sold in America meets Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 218. The standard sets minimum performance levels that helmets have to meet to adequately protect riders' brains and heads in motorcycle accidents.
Harlem was the scene of a recent three-car-collision involving a livery cab and two other vehicles. The accident occurred around 6 a.m., on Thursday, Aug. 5, at the intersection of Madison Avenue with East 119th Street.
One thing New York City has plenty of is pigeons. But the birds can be more than a nuisance — they can actually be a serious health hazards to residents.
Vaping can seem like a safer alternative to smoking and helps many people quit the habit. However, electronic cigarettes or e-cigs can also be dangerous for smokers.
If you are a construction worker toiling in or around the five boroughs, you know just how dangerous your job can be. Your life can end or be irrevocably altered in seconds due to a mistake you or someone working with you makes.