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Tollbooth (file/credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

CT Lawmaker Opposes Electronic Tolling As A Way To Ease I-95 Congestion

Rep. David Scribner, a ranking member of the Legislature’s transportation committee, said highway tolls, no matter how they are collected, are not the answer.

06/05/2014

A bus carrying more than 50 passengers overturned on snow-covered I-95 in Virginia. (credit: Virginia State Police)

Police: Driver Charged After Bus En Route From NY Crashes In Virginia

Qilonh Xiao, 50, of Flushing, was driving too fast for road conditions and was charged with reckless driving, Virginia State police spokeswoman Corinne Geller said.

03/17/2014

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

Data Shows More Traffic Delays In NYC, Fairfield County

The company behind the INRIX smartphone traffic app for years has reported that New York and Bridgeport are in the top ten among all U.S. cities when it comes to traffic congestion.

03/06/2014

A multi-vehicle crash in Yonkers, NY on Dec. 8, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Slippery Roads Across Tri-State Area Cause Pileups

A mixed bag of weather confronted commuters Monday morning after a weather system overnight brought snow, freezing rain and sleet across the Tri-State area.

12/09/2013

Traffic on I-95 in Norwalk - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: CT DOT)

Connecticut Officials Consider Tolls To Raise Funds For Road Repairs

Questionnaires will soon be handed out to drivers at rest stops along Interstate 84 in Hartford and Interstate 95 in the southwestern part of the state to analyze driving patterns.

12/11/2012

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

3 Trapped, Injured In Crash Involving Car, Semi In Fairfield, Conn.

Fire crews in Fairfield, Conn., frantically worked early Saturday to rescue several people who were trapped after a crash involving a semi-trailer truck and a car.

12/01/2012

Ophadell Williams (credit: CBS 2)

Witness: Driver In Fatal 2011 Bronx Tour Bus Crash Was Straddling Lanes, Driving Erratically

In day two of testimony, Sonia Barlow of Old Saybrook told the court she and her husband observed the World Wide Tours bus swerving and straddling lanes.

10/04/2012

Ophadell Williams (credit: CBS 2)

Trial Under Way For Ophadell Williams, Driver Charged In Fatal 2011 Bronx Tour Bus Crash

Assistant District Attorney Gary Weil said a tour bus driver’s “reckless behavior” caused a crash that killed 15 people in the Bronx last year.

09/27/2012

George Washington Bridge (Credit: CBS 2)

Three-Month-Long Commuter Alert In Effect As Construction Begins On Alexander Hamilton Bridge

A major construction project on the Alexander Hamilton Bridge is now under way, so get ready for some added stress and miles of backups all the way into New Jersey.

07/15/2012

Road Construction (Credit: CBS 2)

George Washington Bridge Nightmare Set To Begin Late On Saturday Night

Starting late on Saturday night there will be plenty for drivers to deal with when crossing the George Washington Bridge into New York. It’s all because of construction, and the headache will continue into the fall.

07/14/2012

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Construction Project Expected To Cause Major Delays On George Washington Bridge

A construction project starting this weekend on the New York side of the bridge is sure to create a traffic nightmare for commuters in New Jersey. And, it seems, many drivers are just learning about it.

07/11/2012

Officer Troy Strauser

Fund Established To Help Stamford Cop Critically Hurt After Falling From Bridge During Chase

Officer Troy Strauser has been home recovering from the injuries sustained in the May 17 incident but it may be months, maybe even a year, before the 38-year-0ld can return to work.

07/05/2012

NTSB investigators examine the damage to the tour bus after it crashed on March 12, 2011 in the Bronx. (credit: NTSB)

NTSB: Bronx Tour Bus Crash ‘One Of The Deadliest’ Ever Investigated

While presenting a report on the March 12, 2011 accident in Washington on Monday, NTSB Chairman Debbie Hersman said the 2011 crash was “dramatic” and “deadly.”

06/05/2012

Officer Troy Strauser

Optimism Surrounds Condition Of Stamford Cop Injured In Wild Car And Foot Chase

The man being held in connection with the critical injury of police officer faced a judge, along with angry cops from the Stamford Police Department who attended his arraignment on Friday.

05/18/2012

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Freak Accident Involving Tractor-Trailer On I-95 Leaves 62-Year-Old Woman Dead

Police said a tractor-trailer heading southbound on I-95 was about to exit right onto a ramp for I-287. However, before it did, the truck lost a tire, which flew over the median and hit a car driven by 62-year-old Adele Mancuso of Toms River, N.J.

08/16/2011

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