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AAA Opposes City Taking Over Control Of Its Red Light Cameras

“If the city were to take over the program, that it would mean lots of tickets going to drivers that perhaps don’t deserve them and the erosion of credibility,” AAA New York’s Robert Sinclair, Jr. said.

05/01/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: Behind-The-Wheel Stress Could Improve Driving Performance In Teens

Traffic accidents are one of the leading causes of death for people aged 15-29, and the most dangerous time is during a new driver’s first few months behind the wheel.

04/08/2014

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NJ DWI Measure Offering Punishment Option Passes Out Of Committee

A measure just passed out of the Senate judiciary committee would give all convicted drunk drivers the option of installing ignition interlock devices in their cars or having their licenses revoked.

03/26/2014

Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Call Made For Independent Oversight Of Troubled Port Authority Of NY/NJ

On a cold March day at the George Washington Bridge it was easy to forget the hot tempers of August 2011. Drivers and PATH train riders were angered by a Port Authority proposal to dramatically hike tolls and fares.

03/03/2014

Press conference on extra vehicle operating costs, Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Report: Drivers Waste Thousands Each Year Due To Poor Road Conditions, Traffic

The TRIP report said fuel is needlessly wasted when drivers sit in traffic. Experts said not enough has been invested into roadways.

02/26/2014

GPS device in a car (file/credit: GUILLERMO LEGARIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Privacy Concerns Raised As ‘Smart Cars’ Track Personal Data

Your GPS and other high-tech on-board devices can be secretly tracking your every move.

02/24/2014

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Long Island Drivers Met With Higher Gas Prices As Oil Companies Prepare For Spring

Pain at the pump comes every February when refineries switch over to summer blends. This year crude oil prices are also up and gas station owners said that their prices have gone up 12 cents in just two weeks.

02/17/2014

Brake lights illuminated as traffic backs up at a toll plaza. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: ‘Magic Tank’ Could Come To The Rescue If You Run Out Of Gas

Running out of gas can be a frustrating and scary experiences. It’s one of the top reasons people get stranded according to the Automobile Association of America.

02/12/2014

Snow surrounds a car on Feb. 5, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Expert Tips For Digging Out Your Snowed-In Car

Winter weary residents in the Tri-State are bracing for yet another round of snow.

02/12/2014

New York City Pothole (credit: CBS 2)

Harsh Winter Has Tri-State Area Residents Dodging Potholes, Digging Out Cars

The swings in temperature have carved out craters in roads across the Tri-State Area and cars that were buried by plows now have a coating of ice, making for interesting escape plans.

02/06/2014

FILE -- New York City traffic. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Mid-Week Holidays Make For Early Travel Boom

AAA said the start of peak holiday travel actually has been pushed back to this weekend.

12/21/2013

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Tri-State Residents Get Head Start On Holiday Travel

According to AAA, nearly 95 million Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more during the holiday period, which runs from Saturday through Jan. 1.

12/20/2013

Travelers check in for holiday flights at O'Hare International Airport on November 27, 2013 in Chicago. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Storm Upends Some Holiday Travel

Heavy rain and winds began sweeping through the area Tuesday night, causing holiday travel head aches for some early Wednesday.

11/27/2013

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Falling Fuel Prices Could Mean Lower Home Heating Costs

Fuel Prices are falling and home owners may be in a position to cash in on the lowest oil heating prices all year.

11/15/2013

FILE -- New York City traffic. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Older Drivers And The Danger Ahead

The risks that New Yorkers take on the roads are getting worse every day, and some say that the hazardous conditions can be blamed on the economy.

11/11/2013

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