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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

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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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Experts Warn Practice Of Taking ‘Driving Selfie’ Photos Is Dangerous

“Driving selfies” are the latest craze on social media sites such as Instagram and Twitter. But experts have warned that the practice is dangerous and could even be deadly.

11/06/2013

A bill with the transportation committee could reduce the speed limit on streets like this to 20 mph. (Credit CBS 2)

Proposed Legislation Would Lower Speed Limits On Most City Side Streets

There is a new push to reduce the speed limit from 30 to 20 mph on many residential streets, CBS 2’s Don Champion reported.

11/05/2013

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NJ Gas Prices Drop Below $3 A Gallon In Some Spots

AAA is reporting the national average for a gallon of regular is $3.26, about a quarter cheaper than this time a year ago.

11/04/2013

NJ Transit Train (file / credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Mass Transit Increases Service For Labor Day Weekend

More trains and buses will be running across the Tri-State area Friday to help commuters get a head start on the long holiday weekend.

08/30/2013

Texting while driving (file/credit: CBS 2)

New Yorkers: Close Loophole For Texting At Red Lights

Texting while driving is against the law in New York, but texting while sitting at a red light is not.

08/23/2013

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