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Expect Continued Delays On I-195 After Truck Crash

The effects of Wednesday’s dump truck crash into an I-195 overpass near exit 7A on the New Jersey Turnpike are still being felt.

10/05/2012

New Jersey Turnpike - Oct. 3, 2012 (credit: New Jersey Turnpike Authority)

New Jersey Turnpike Reopens After Fatal Crash

A tractor trailer fire has caused damage to an overpass of I-195 that passes over the New Jersey Turnpike, which led to a closure of both roadways.

10/03/2012

Greg Nelson speaks to CBS 2 after his vehicle was struck by another car near Exit 9 of the New Jersey Turnpike on Wednesday night. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Man Thankful For ‘Second Chance In Life’ After Fiery Turnpike Crash

Greg Nelson was recovering at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital on Thursday following the horrific accident the night before.

09/20/2012

Traffic heading into New York City (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

WCBS 880 Special Series: Your Future Commute – Thursday Is The New Friday For Traffic

What is the worst day of the week for traffic in the Tri-State area? The answer might surprise you.

09/13/2012

Henry Hudson Bridge Toll Plaza (file / credit: Google Maps)

WCBS 880 Special Series: Your Future Commute – New Tolls

The future will not be free. There will be tolls. But how you give up your money will change.

09/12/2012

Sen. Robert Menendez at a news conference announcing federal grant for North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue, Sept. 10, 2012. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

North Jersey Fire Department Awarded Federal Grant To Add Dozens More First Responders

Firefighters from North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue are often among the first on the scene for incidents at the Lincoln Tunnel, commuter train and Amtrak tunnels and the New Jersey Turnpike.

09/10/2012

Newark Tractor-Trailer Accident (credit: CBS 2)

Tractor-Trailer Hangs Off Exit Ramp On New Jersey Turnpike; Driver Killed In Crash

The driver of a tractor-trailer was killed Thursday morning after his rig crashed and partially went off an exit ramp on the New Jersey Turnpike.

08/30/2012

Trucks and cars drive down the New Jersey Turnpike. (Photo/file by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Police: Three People Seriously Hurt When Car, Tractor-Trailer Collide On N.J. Turnpike

The car eventually became pinned against a concrete barrier and was then dragged for about a half-mile before it and the truck struck another vehicle. The car then became stuck under the tractor-trailer.

08/25/2012

Vehicles approach a Garden State Parkway toll plaza (file / credit: Dough4872 via Wikipedia)

Tolls On Garden State Parkway Could Go All-Electronic

You’re not going to avoid a toll on the Garden State Parkway, but you might avoid stopping at a toll plaza.

06/11/2012

A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike - Ridgefield Park, NJ - May 5, 2008 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

NJ Turnpike Truck Lanes Closed Following Fiery Crash In East Brunswick

New Jersey state police say around 1:30 p.m. Monday, a tractor-trailer collided with a dump truck in the northbound outer lanes just before Interchange 9.

04/02/2012

A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike - Ridgefield Park, NJ - May 5, 2008 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

NJ Turnpike Toll Cheats Face Suspensions If They Don’t Pay Up

The state’s Motor Vehicle Commission is threatening more than 100 repeat toll cheats with suspension of their registrations.

03/29/2012

Gas Pump (file / credit: Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)

Gas Up 7 Cents In NJ As Feds Probe Nationwide Price Spike

This morning, gas prices were raised to $3.60 a gallon at stations along the Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike.

03/02/2012

E-ZPass - File / Photo: E-ZPass/Getty Images

CBS 2 Investigates: Living Through An E-ZPass Nightmare

E-ZPass is supposed to be easier, faster and cheaper. But how would you feel if you knew the driver next to you was paying less for the same service? When millions of drivers signed up for EZ-Pass they thought it meant the end of throwing money out the window.

02/29/2012

Gas Pump (file / credit: clipart.com)

Rising Gas Prices Taking Toll On Tri-State Area Drivers

The national average for a gallon of gas shot up again Thursday to $3.61. So far, that’s a 33 cent spike since the first of the year and it’s 42 cents more than you were paying this time last year.

02/24/2012

A man undergoes a sobriety test at a drunk driving checkpoint - File / Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Police Warn Motorists Against DWIs On Super Bowl Sunday

If you plan to drink on Super Bowl Sunday, make sure you have a way to get home safely. Cops will be out in force looking for drunk drivers.

02/04/2012

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