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Fort Lee Police Set Up Decoy Officers At Pedestrian Crosswalks

Police in Fort Lee, N.J., have set up officers as decoys, at sites where motorists have been failing chronically to stop for pedestrians in the crosswalk.

04/03/2013

Crosswalk in North Bergen - March 22, 2013 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

New Jersey Towns Cracking Down On Drivers At Crosswalks

Next time you’re driving past a crosswalk, make sure you come to a full stop or else it could come with a hefty price tag.

03/22/2013

Pedestrians at two busy intersections in Metuchen, N.J., may now use flags to protect them while crossing the street. (Credit: CBS 2)

Pedestrians In Metuchen, N.J., Wave Flags To Warn Motorists

A New Jersey town has decided to fly the flag to stop car-into-pedestrian accidents, placing flags at dangerous crosswalks for walkers to use.

02/06/2013

Walk/Don't Walk Sign (file / credit: clipart.com)

Some UES Residents Think Pedestrian Signals For Blind Are Too Noisy

Some Upper East Side residents on Monday complained about plans to increase the number of audible crosswalk signals for the blind, calling the signals “noise pollution.”

01/07/2013

"No Jaywalking" sign on Nepperhan Avenue in Yonkers - Oct. 12, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Yonkers Cracking Down On Jaywalkers, Motorists With Warnings, Signs

Drivers and pedestrians beware. Yonkers is targeting both jaywalkers and motorists who fail to yield to them.

10/12/2012

A memorial on Main Street - Smithtown, NY - May 6, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Two Young Sisters Struck On Main Street In Smithtown; Businesses Want Changes

The accident occurred in Smithtown on a stretch of roadway that has been the site of several recent pedestrian accidents.

05/06/2011

Montclair Seal (credit: Township of Montclair)

Parents Patrolling Montclair Streets To Watch For Wayward Children

Crosswalks can be a dangerous place. Recently, a van struck and killed a 60-year-old woman.

04/14/2011

Crosswalk - File / Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

More Summons Issued After New N.J. Crosswalk Law

A new state law requiring motorists to stop for pedestrians in crosswalks – not just yield to them – is resulting in more tickets and warnings.

10/05/2010