In “Street Justice,” Vaccaro & White’s weekly Streetsblog column, Steve Vaccaro dissects NYPD’s failure to investigate traffic crashes that don’t result in critical injury, and the impact of this policy on thousands of crash victims.
Gothamist interviewed Steve Vaccaro about recently-announced changes in NYPD crash investigation procedures.
The NYPD can’t find the time, resources or compassion to adequately investigate the traffic crashes that kill and seriously injure more than 4,000 people in the city each year.
In a story by the Epoch Times, Adam White calls for changes to NYPD crash investigation protocols, which hinder the cause of justice for victims of motorist negligence.
A bill that would have penalized drivers who injure pedestrians and cyclists did not pass the state legislature. Even if it did, it would not have covered ‘dooring’.