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.
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'.
“NYPD Sued For Sloppy Investigation Of Pedestrian’s Death In Fort Greene,” John Delsignore for Gothamist
The Vaccaro & White lawsuits alleges that there is systemic problems in how the accident investigation squad operates. The suit aims to change NYPD policy.
Transportation Alternatives: Rally Attendees Demand The NYPD Do More To Bring Dangerous Drivers To Justice
The Transportation Alternatives community rally in support of Jacob Stevens's lawsuit against the NYPD.