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I-84 Truck Ban

Truck Drivers Spin And Fume In Snow With Interstate Closed To Commercial Traffic

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo restricted travel on three major interstates because of the winter storm that pounded the area Wednesday – including a ban on all commercial vehicles on Interstate 84.

11/26/2014

Navdy Heads-Up Display Technology

Experts: ‘Heads-Up’ Smartphone Technology May Reduce Driver Distraction

We all know texting while driving is risky business, and now, technology once reserved for the cockpit is making its way onto the dashboard.

11/21/2014

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N.J. Drivers Pleased With Lower Gas Prices

With the Bayway Refinery in the background, all drivers in Linden, N.J., are talking about is the price of gasoline.

10/11/2014

Operation Safe Cycle

NYPD Continues Crackdown On Unsafe Cycling

Operation Safe Cycle is part of a new initiative to get bikers to follow the rules of the road.

08/14/2014

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NYPD Launches 2-Week Bicycle Safety Crackdown

The NYPD on Wednesday began a crackdown on traffic violations committed by bicyclists on the roads.

08/13/2014

Pothole Repairs

Crews Out In Force Resurfacing Pothole-Laden NYC Roads

The New York City Department of Transportation has been firing on all cylinders this spring, working to fill all the potholes left behind by the brutal winter.

04/08/2014

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Crackdown On Drivers Not Yielding To Pedestrians Means Lots Of Tickets In Park Slope

Some Park Slope, Brooklyn drivers were surprised by a dramatic uptick in tickets issued by the NYPD for failure to yield to pedestrians.

03/06/2014

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Borrowed Luxury: A Drive In Your Dream Car May Not Be Out Of Reach

For most drivers super cars and ultra luxury vehicles are simply too expensive to think about buying.

12/10/2013

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Sports Verdict: Should NASCAR Drivers Be Considered True Athletes?

In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?

11/21/2013

Baby Deer.

Caution Advised For Drivers During Deer Mating Season

Mating season is under way for deer, and the animals are on the move causing hazards on some Tri-State Area roads.

10/19/2013

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N.J. Assemblyman: Red Light Cameras Are Busting Innocent People

A state assemblyman said Monday a study proves what New Jersey drivers have said all along – many red light cameras are snapping and sending tickets to people who did not break the law.

08/19/2013

Penalties for hogging the left lane on New Jersey highways is about to get a lot more expensive. (Photo: CBS 2)

New Jersey Set To Crack Down On Left Lane Drivers

Lawmakers in New Jersey have advanced a bill that would dramatically increase fines for drivers who fail to move over from the left or center lanes.

06/25/2013

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Not So Fast: Bronx Residents Want ‘Slow Zones’ Set Up On Side Streets Near Highways

Community members have submitted a request for those speed bumps to be placed around streets connecting the Hutchinson River and Pelham Parkways to create a ‘slow zone’. If approved this would add the area to the existing 14 Zone program.

05/31/2013

Red light camera on Long Island (file/credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Drivers Seeing Red Over Lack Of Red-Light Camera Warning Signs

A round of 100 new red-light cameras are going up across Long Island. There is no law on the books in New York that mandates camera alerts at intersections.

05/28/2013

Flat Tire Con Men

Police Search For Thieves Targeting Drivers With Flat Tires In Queens

Police Tuesday were asking for the public’s help in finding three suspects wanted in connection with 12 different thefts in Queens.

03/05/2013

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