crash tax

A New York City Fire Department (FDNY) engine is seen outside a firehouse - Brooklyn, NY - Nov 19, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

FDNY ‘Crash Tax’ Proposal Debated At Public Hearing

As of now, there is no timetable for the tax, which would impose up to a $500 charge for accidents requiring an emergency response from the FDNY.

01/14/2011

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Lawmakers Upset With FDNY’s ‘Crash Tax’

After the Fire Department of New York revealed its plan to charge drivers who cause car accidents with a so-called “crash tax,” two Brooklyn lawmakers are furious.

12/12/2010

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Local Lawmakers Line Up Against FDNY ‘Crash Tax’

The FDNY’s so-called “crash tax” has some new opponents. A couple of state and local lawmakers are stepping in to try to stop a plan to charge drivers for accidents.

12/11/2010

FDNY crash tax

FDNY: You Caused The Accident? You’re Paying A Fine

Lawmakers are pumping the brakes on the Fire Department of New York’s plan to charge drivers who cause accidents.

12/11/2010