Although gas prices have nudged up a few cents in the past week, the average price of a gallon of regular, $3.78 on Long Island, is actually about $0.21 less heading into this Memorial Day weekend than this time a year ago.
More than 3,000 teens die annually from texting while driving, compared to about 2,700 for driving under the influence of alcohol, according to a study by Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park.
The average price for a gallon of gas has jumped twenty-seven cents since Christmas and has hit a season high. Families are running fewer errands and spending more time shopping at malls, trying to get necessities from several stores at once.
The Texas A&M Transportation Institute released a report Tuesday that found Americans are adapting to road congestion by allowing, on average, an hour to make a trip that would take 20 minutes without traffic.
The proposed bill would double the fines for talking on cell phones without hands-free devices, texting and other cell phone use while driving.
A soldier who lost all four limbs in an Iraq roadside bombing has two new arms following a double transplant at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
In the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study released Thursday, about 4 percent of U.S. adults said they nodded off or fell asleep at least once while driving in the previous month.
The campaign features pavement markers, with eyes drawn inside the “O’s” in the word “LOOK!,” painted in crosswalks at 110 intersections across the city.
“My friends say it’s a little glamorous. I think it’s awesome.” – Mim and his Mercedes
Consumer Reports surveyed 20,000 drivers under 21-years old and 29 percent admitted to driving and texting, but they said they’re less likely to do it if someone else is in the car.
The Department of Transportation is trying to remind motorists the law applies to construction vehicles with amber lights as well.
Start your new year with a resolution of safety. Check out these must-do tips.
Check out these tips from EcoMedia on how to save energy on the road, which in turn could help you spend less on gas.
Keep the peace–and your sanity–on your next family weekend getaway.
New Jersey parents could find themselves going back to the classroom and taking remedial driver’s education — so their teenage kids can get a license. It’s just one of the new requirements under a teen driver safety law proposed by lawmakers.