New Castle has launched an aggressive local campaign called “Hands Off The Phone And On The Wheel.”
Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice on Monday announced a five-point plan to help combat texting while driving.
Mayor David Martin said the city plans to make street signage more consistent and synchronize traffic lights.
Police Sgt. Andrew Gallagher, head of traffic enforcement, said cops issued 43 tickets for drivers using handheld electronic devices.
With police departments across the Tri-State Area cracking down on distracted driving, WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman recently joined Greer for a ride-along on the LIE.
It has happened again – a driver caught distracted behind the wheel of an NJ TRANSIT bus and turned in by an irate passenger.
The New York City Department of Transportation and AT&T offered passersby a chance to use a texting-while-driving simulator Tuesday at Flatiron Plaza.
Police will be focusing on speeding, driving while using a cellphone, improper turns, disobeying traffic signs and failing to yield to pedestrians.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy has signed a bill that sets a penalty of up to $1,000 for drivers caught texting or talking while driving.
The NYPD on Monday announced the results of a two-day crackdown on cellphone use while driving and failure to yield to pedestrians.
The NYPD is holding its second day of a citywide ticket blitz this week looking for drivers using cell phones and failing to yield to pedestrians.
The citywide initiative being held Tuesday and Friday is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero program, which is aimed at eliminating traffic fatalities.
According to the Staten Island Advance, the video was taken by a rider on the X22A express bus from Staten Island to Manhattan Wednesday night during the heavy rainstorm which socked the Tri-State area.
John Hoffman, the state’s acting acting general, said Monday that about 1.5 million crashes over the past decade have been caused by distracted drivers, resulting in 1,600 deaths.
April is National Distracted Driving Month. The distracted driving campaign across New Jersey runs through April 21.