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Jessica Ortiz, 21, was struck and killed while waiting in her car for a tow truck on the shoulder of the Sunrise Highway, on Wednesday, Oct. 29. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Woman Was Waiting In Car For Tow Truck When She Was Struck, Killed On L.I.

A woman thought she was playing it safe by waiting for a tow truck in her car, but where she parked ended up making the difference between life and death.

10/30/2014

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Deer Baby Boom Has Garden State Drivers On High Alert

A bumper crop of Bambis has drivers on alert this deer mating season, and many people have said that they are seeing more than in years past.

10/27/2014

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NTSB Hosts Forum To Call Attention To Drowsy Driving

The AAA says 41 percent of drivers admit “falling asleep or nodding off” while driving at least once in their lifetime.

10/21/2014

FILE -- A MyLink menu is displayed inside a Chevorlet Spark electric car during a press event in Las Vegas on Jan. 6, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Studies: Hands-Free Devices May Be More Distracting To Drivers

Many of these systems are so error-prone or complex that they require more concentration from drivers rather than less, according to the studies.

10/07/2014

John Auteri, 48, was arrested Thursday, Sept. 25, after police learned his license had been suspended 49 times. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Nassau DA Calls Alleged License Suspension Scofflaw A ‘Menace’

A Long Island man remained behind bars Friday evening after 50 different license suspensions or revocations, and the Nassau County District Attorney’s office called him a “menace to innocent motorists and their families.”

09/26/2014

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Labor Day Gas Prices Decrease For First Time In Years

The Labor Day Weekend is underway and for nearly 35 million Americans, that means finishing the first part of a road trip.

08/30/2014

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Travel On A Budget This Labor Day Weekend

Here are some helpful tips to keep costs down while enjoying a safe and enjoyable trip over the Labor Day weekend.

08/20/2014

Cars are abandoned on a flooded Brooke Avenue following heavy rains and flash flooding on  August 13, 2014 in Bayshore. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Long Island Drying Out After ‘Historic’ Storm Dumps Record Rainfall

Suffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an “unprecedented” deluge.

08/14/2014

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Some Concerned About Car Computers’ Effect On Privacy

Connecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.

08/06/2014

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New Car Technology Leads To Concerns About Invasion Of Privacy

From TVs to automobiles, buying new often means getting the latest technology, from touch screens to wi-fi capability. But is there a price for this accessibility?

07/24/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer and John Corlett of AAA New York State on Long Island Expressway overpass in Old Westbury, one of the overpasses deemed "functionally obsolete" (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Sen. Schumer Warns Drivers Of Possible ‘Highway Shutdown’

Sen. Charles Schumer is warning drivers that federal money to repair and rebuild highways, bridges and overpasses is about to run out.

07/21/2014

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Tips On Buying The Safest Cars For Teens

83 percent of parents who purchased vehicles for their teens bought used cars, but as CBS 2’s Dick Brennan reported, not all used cars are equal.

07/16/2014

Once only found in luxury cars, digital dashboards are becoming more mainstream. (Credit: CBS 2)

Digital Dashboards: Safer Driving Or Just Another Distraction?

Once only found in luxury cars, digital dashboards are becoming more mainstream.

07/15/2014

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AAA: Tri-State Area Gas Prices At Highest Since 2008

Drivers in the Tri-State area are paying the highest Fourth of July gas prices since 2008.

07/04/2014

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How To Find Last-Minute Hotel Deals

Find out what the best online booking sites are for last-minute hotel deals.

07/04/2014

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