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Union: NYC School Bus Drivers Will Strike On Wednesday Morning

“While we remain optimistic that we can reach an agreement, we are here today to announce that Local 1181 will strike effective Wednesday morning,” said union president Michael Cordiello. “It is action we must take.”


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Work Week Begins With Higher Tolls On Bridges And Tunnels

The countdown was on Sunday night to the first morning rush since a new toll hike went into effect for bridges and tunnels run by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.


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New York Steps Up Patrols, Cracks Down On Seatbelt Violators

New York officials say state police issued tickets to nearly 12,700 motorists during a recent two-week seat belt enforcement campaign.


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How To Save Money At The Pump

The rising price of gas has many drivers looking for any way to save. CBS 2’s consumer reporter Asa Aarons found several programs that can help save as much as $2 per gallon.


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Rising Gas Prices On Long Island Squeezing Residents’ Budgets

“You want to go to movies, you want to go to dinner, you can’t do any of it because you’re worried about how you have to fill up your tank to get to work and back,” said John Decrescenzo of Brentwood.


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Average Gas Prices Drop Throughout Tri-State

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of regular gasoline in New Jersey on Friday was $3.58, down 8 cents from last week. That’s still much higher than the cost a year ago, when motorists were paying $2.61.


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Some Drivers With E-ZPass Baffled By Those Without

The MTA says out of its 25 million monthly transactions at nine bridges and tunnels, nearly 80 percent were E-ZPass and 20 percent were cash. The Port Authority says at its crossings, 25 percent are cash, instead of the electronic device.


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Nassau County Targets Motorists Who Skip On Parking Tickets

The crackdown focuses on motorists of unpaid parking tickets and red light violations. It goes into effect in July. Until then, Nassau is offering motorists a chance to negotiate a reduced settlement.


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NJ Senate Panel OKs Lower Vehicle Fines

The bill reduces the maximum fine for driving without a license, registration or insurance card if the driver can prove he or she was legal at the time of the stop.


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Big Apple To Monitor M15 Bus Lanes

Five cameras have been installed along the new M15 express bus lanes on First and Second Avenues.


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N.J. State Sen.: Repeal Kyleigh’s Law

NEW JERSEY (WCBS 880) – A New Jersey state senator is gathering support for the repeal of a teenage driver safety law. State Sen. Tom Goodwin said that Kyleigh’s Law, which was passed this past […]


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Deer Alert For New York Drivers

New York State Police are warning drivers that deer are everywhere this mating season.


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Report: Drivers Skipped NJ-NY Tolls 1.7 Million Times

The Port Authority said most of the violators are drivers without E-ZPass tags who go through the E-ZPass lanes.


Women Are Safer Drivers

Did you hear WCBS 880’s Pat Farnack interview Anemona Hartocullis of the New York Times?


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Long Island Expo Focusing On Elderly Drivers

Getting old presents unique challenges to those who drive.

WCBS 880–08/05/2010