Driving

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announces her plan for combating texting while driving Sept. 8, 2014. (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Nassau County DA Kathleen Rice Announces Plan To Combat Texting While Driving

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice on Monday announced a five-point plan to help combat texting while driving.

09/08/2014

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Ultimate Guide To Your Summer Road Trip

Make the most of your summer with this ultimate guide to road trips.

05/09/2014

A New York State Trooper guards Gilgo Beach on Long Island as authorities resume their search for bodies - Dec 5, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

NY State Police Target Aggressive Driving In Weeklong Crackdown

The campaign runs from April 17 through April 24 in an effort to reduce speed-related crashes and improve safety for drivers across the state.

04/17/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: Behind-The-Wheel Stress Could Improve Driving Performance In Teens

Traffic accidents are one of the leading causes of death for people aged 15-29, and the most dangerous time is during a new driver’s first few months behind the wheel.

04/08/2014

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The Walking Dead Road Trip: Your 13-Stop Tour Of The Show’s Best Filming Locations

Check out these Walking Dead locations for your next road trip vacation.

02/12/2014

Law makers in New Jersey are trying to make it illegal to eat while driving. (Credit CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Driving’s New Distraction, Eating Behind The Wheel

Eating while driving. A lot of people do it every day, but startling new information has shown that the habit could be more dangerous than texting behind the wheel.

12/06/2013

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N.J. Assemblyman Seeks To Broaden Definition Of ‘Distracted Driving’

Talking on cell phones and texting while driving are already illegal in New Jersey, and soon, a laundry list of other activities could be grounds for a traffic ticket.

11/26/2013

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How To Hitchhike Across The Globe

Hitchhiking is one of the easiest ways to vacation across the world on a budget. Here are the rules to traveling the road.

11/14/2013

Brake lights illuminated as traffic backs up at a toll plaza. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Staying A Step Ahead Of Car Hackers

High-tech features like crash avoidance systems and auto-assisted parking are convenient options for anybody in the market for a new car, but they are also leading to a new series of concerns.

11/13/2013

Driving Selfie

Experts Warn Practice Of Taking ‘Driving Selfie’ Photos Is Dangerous

“Driving selfies” are the latest craze on social media sites such as Instagram and Twitter. But experts have warned that the practice is dangerous and could even be deadly.

11/06/2013

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Study: Self-Driving Cars Would Eliminate Majority Of Traffic Deaths, Congestion

In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.

10/24/2013

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How To Improve Your Gas Mileage By Changing Your Behavior

Simple changes to driving behavior can significantly reduce individual carbon footprints and increase gas mileage efficiency.

10/15/2013

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Study: New York City Area Roadways Among Worst In The Country

More than half of New York-area urban roadways have pavement in poor condition, according to a new report by TRIP, a national transportation research group.

10/04/2013

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Report Shows Dip In Driving In NJ; Advocates Want More Mass Transit Investments

The report found New Jersey is one of 46 states that have a decrease in the number of miles driven since 2005.

08/29/2013

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AAA: Hands-Free Texting Still Distracting For Drivers

Using voice commands to send text messages and emails from behind the wheel, which is marketed as a safer alternative for drivers, actually is more distracting and dangerous than simply talking on a cellphone, a new AAA study found.

06/12/2013

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