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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

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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

Cars on the highway and a train (file/credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

AAA: Lower Gas Prices To Help Boost Labor Day Travel

More Americans are expected to hit the road over the upcoming Labor Day holiday compared with any year since the 2008 financial crisis, according to a travel forecast issued by AAA.

08/20/2013

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AAA: More Relief Seen At Gas Pump, But Prices Could Rise Soon

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in New Jersey on Friday was $3.48, down four cents from last week and 12 cents compared to last month.

08/18/2013

Gas Pump (file / credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

AAA: As Gas Prices Continue To Rise, High Costs Could Impact Economy

Gas prices continue creeping back up to the dreaded $4 per gallon mark. That critical threshold could effect the cost of living.

07/24/2013

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Seen At 11: Drowsy Drivers May Put Your Family At Risk This Summer

If your summer plans include driving you could come across a new danger on the roads this year. Certain allergy medications might be affecting users behind the wheel.

06/17/2013

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AAA: Hands-Free Texting Still Distracting For Drivers

Using voice commands to send text messages and emails from behind the wheel, which is marketed as a safer alternative for drivers, actually is more distracting and dangerous than simply talking on a cellphone, a new AAA study found.

06/12/2013

Cars on approach to the Tappan Zee Bridge - May 24, 2013 (credit: New York State Thruway Authority)

AAA: Most People To Travel By Car For Memorial Day

34.8 million people are expected to travel more than 50 miles, but 31.2 million are expected on the roads, according to Robert Sinclair with AAA New York.

05/24/2013

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

AAA: 31.2M To Hit The Roads Memorial Day Weekend

It’s going to be another busy Memorial Day weekend on the nation’s highways.

05/22/2013

Workers install a new boardwalk that was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Poll: Most Jersey Residents Gearing Up For Summer Down The Shore

The AAA Clubs of New Jersey conducted a poll earlier this month to gauge New Jersey residents’ travel intentions this summer and to see whether Sandy impacted those plans.

05/20/2013

Plows are seen on the Long Island Expressway on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk County Exec: We Will Evaluate What Happened On LIE During Blizzard

AAA of New York said more aggressive plowing used in past storms should have been employed over the weekend to keep the Long Island Expressway open and avoid stranding motorists.

02/11/2013

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Rising Gas Prices Becoming A New Year’s Trend

Gas prices have risen at the beginning of each year since the economic collapse – and 2013 is no exception, according to recent data.

02/01/2013

Driving (file/credit: ClipArt)

Free Coffee, Free Rides Offered To Keep Revelers Safe Over New Year’s

Extra efforts are being rolled out to prevent intoxicated people from getting behind the wheel.

12/31/2012

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