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Upper West Side Protest Sign

Protesters Cover NYPD Signs Urging Pedestrian Safety On Upper West Side

Signs of tension erupted on the Upper West Side Tuesday, as a pedestrian set up signs protesting a police initiative targeting pedestrians following a series of traffic deaths.

03/04/2014

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

2 Men Struck, Killed By Cars In Separate Sunday Morning Accidents

Two men were struck and killed by vehicles in separate accidents in Manhattan and the Bronx Sunday morning.

11/24/2013

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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Study: Self-Driving Cars Would Eliminate Majority Of Traffic Deaths, Congestion

In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.

10/24/2013

Red-light cameras (credit: CBS 2)

South Plainfield, N.J. Mayor: Red Light Cameras Have Increased Accidents

In the wake of a report indicating that accidents had actually increased at two New Jersey intersections with red light cameras, the mayor of South Plainfield has said it is time for the cameras to go.

09/03/2013

Woman sends text message (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Court: Text Recipients Can Be Held Liable In Texting-And-Driving Accidents

Drivers in New Jersey have been left stunned, after state Appeals Court judges found that when a driver is texting and causes an accident, the recipient of the texts can also be held liable for negligence.

08/27/2013

An FDNY ambulance (Photo: CBS 2)

2 Pedestrians Killed, 3 Injured In Separate Weekend Accidents In NYC

Two pedestrians were killed, and three others were injured, in four separate accidents this weekend in three boroughs of New York City.

07/28/2013

Balding Tires

Seen At 11: Prevent Tragedy By Keeping Your Tires On Track

Balding tires are a risk you might not think about. But new technology can make sure you know when it’s time for worn tires to be changed.

07/09/2013

Lawmakers in Albany are working on a way to crack down on careless drivers, perhaps giving police officers an easier road to making arrests. (Photo: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Investigation: Careless Drivers Get Away With Mayhem Despite New Laws

Thousands of pedestrians and cyclists are killed or injured by automobiles in New York City each and every year, but drivers rarely if ever face serious consequences.

06/18/2013

Fourth Avenue, Brooklyn

Improvements Planned For Dangerous Fourth Avenue In Park Slope

Pedestrians hit by speeding cars, vehicles crashing – many have said it is like the Wild West on Fourth Avenue in Park Slope, one of the most dangerous streets in Brooklyn.

05/22/2013

FILE - Passengers wait on a subway platform in NYC. (credit: CBS 2)

4 Days, 5 Deaths Or Injuries On Subway

Another person was struck and killed on a subway train Friday night, bringing the total number of subway accidents up to five for just this week.

02/23/2013

Hempstead Turnpike

Fence On Hempstead Turnpike Planned To Stop Dangerous Pedestrian Crossing

A 900-foot fence is set to be constructed in the middle of the busy Hempstead Turnpike, where crossing the busy roadway has put many people in danger.

01/12/2013

Nassau County police cruiser (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS/File)

Increased Patrols Net 35 DWI Arrests On Long Island

Police in Nassau and Suffolk counties have arrested nearly three-dozen people on drunk driving charges during the first part of Memorial Day Weekend.

05/26/2012

Tracy Morgan (Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images Entertainment)

Gotham Gossipist: Tracy Morgan:1; Delivery Guy: 0

One of these days someone is going to make a video game about dodging delivery guys in New York City.

04/03/2012

A worker is seen next to a luxury bus that crashed on Exit 9 of the southbound New Jersey Turnpike, Tuesday, March 15, 2011, in East Brunswick, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Bus Company In Turnpike Crash Has Spotty Safety Record

The company involved in last week’s bus crash on the New Jersey Turnpike apparently has been under federal scrutiny.

03/19/2011

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