Driving

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Tips For Long Winter Road Trips With The Kids

Keep the peace–and your sanity–on your next family weekend getaway.

01/26/2012

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N.J. Lawmaker: Parents Should Take Refresher Driver’s Course In Advance Of Teens Getting Licenses

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.

11/29/2011

“I have news for you guys, it’s changing. We’re coming in and we’re taking over, but we’re friends.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Nick At Tom’s Restaurant

“You can literally take the battery out and charge it in a café, while you eat your eggs.” – Nick and his electric bicycle

09/06/2011

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Gas Prices Nearing Record High On Long Island

Gas prices on Long Island were closing in on a record high of $4.34 a gallon for regular unleaded, but according to the AAA, drivers really haven’t cut much on their fuel consumption.

05/05/2011

NY Senators Push To Toughen Texting-At-Wheel Law

The state’s Senate Republicans promised Tuesday to pass legislation that would allow police to stop and ticket motorists for texting while driving.

05/03/2011

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NYPD Cracks Down On Drivers Using Cell Phones

The Department said “the use of a hand-held cell phone while driving a vehicle is illegal. In addition, driving while texting or talking on a cell phone is dangerous and endangers both drivers and pedestrians.”

03/15/2011

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NY Lawmakers Push For New Nationwide Teen Driving Standards

Car crashes are the number one killer of American teenagers.

03/09/2011

Poll: 63 Percent Under 30 Admit Driving While On Phone

The U.S. Department of Transportation and Consumer Reports magazine have released a poll that illustrates how widespread distracted driving is among young people and a plan to help fight it.

03/07/2011

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Roads OK Tuesday Night, But Fears Of Wednesday Persist

Many area residents took extra precautions Tuesday night and stayed off the roads, but those who did venture out saw a glimpse of what’s expected to come in time for the Wednesday morning commute.

02/01/2011

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NYC Warns Motorists To Avoid Driving In Snow Friday

The Office of Emergency Management warned Friday morning drivers to listen to traffic reports, use major streets or highways and drive slowly.

01/21/2011

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Holiday Travelers Benefit From Spread-Out Season

Travelers are hitting the roads, rails, and skies and there is information you need to know!

12/23/2010

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NYC Woman Indicted In Texting And Driving Case

A Brooklyn woman has been charged with criminally negligent homicide for allegedly causing a fatal accident while texting and driving.

12/14/2010

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NYPD To Step Up Cell Phone Law Enforcement

Police said the city would begin the crackdown on drivers using hand-held cell phones at midnight as part of an initiative to focus on traffic infractions that could lead to serious injury or death.

10/25/2010

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New Jersey Teens Pledge Not To Text While Driving

Car crashes as a result of distracted driving are the leading cause of death among teens.

10/15/2010

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First Time Drivers To Face New Restrictions

A new law enacted in New York means first-time drivers will face new restrictions when applying for driver’s license.

08/17/2010

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