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Reckless Driving

Staten Island Traffic Stop

NYPD Cracks Down On Reckless Driving In Weeklong Effort

The NYPD has launched a weeklong crackdown on reckless driving – targeting infractions including speeding, running red lights, and texting behind the wheel.

05/26/2014

Reckless driving ads released by the Department of Transportation. (credit: NYC DOT)

NYC Ad Campaign Targeting Reckless Driving Features Family Members Of Crash Victims

The Department of Transportation ads warn motorists that “reckless driving kills” and feature family members holding pictures of loved ones killed by reckless drivers.

12/17/2013

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Connecticut Man Faces Charges In Connection With Fatal Wreck

An SUV driver accused of causing a wreck in Meriden that killed two children and injured three other people was charged with reckless driving and other crimes Sunday.

11/03/2013

NYPD Squad Car

Multiple Charges For Driver Who Allegedly Hit, Killed 9-Year-Old In Brooklyn

A man has been slapped with multiple charges and traffic citations in connection with a crash that left a 9-year-old boy dead, and three others injured, in Fort Greene, Brooklyn this weekend.

11/03/2013

Matthew Valentino, Tikret Cekic, Tomas Palacios (L-R) mug shots.  They were among 7 people arrested following reports of motorcyclists and ATV operators driving recklessly. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk County Police Put Brakes On Motorcycle, ATV Riders Allegedly Driving Recklessly

The crackdown on reckless motorcycle drivers continued over the weekend on Long Island.

10/28/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

7 Bikers Arrested, Dozens Ticketed On Long Island

Seven motorcyclists were arrested on reckless driving charges in Suffolk County Sunday, and dozens more were cited.

10/27/2013

Prosecutors announced Victor Kwak will face an additional charge after the woman he struck while allegedly driving drunk died from her injuries. (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

N.J. Man Charged With DWI Facing Additional Charge After Victim Dies

Authorities say on Thursday, Victor Kwak, 22, lost control of his car and struck a curb, then swerved onto a sidewalk and hit 28-year-old Sandra Munoz-Molina of Carlstadt.

08/25/2013

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N.J. Man Caught Driving Burning Truck, Gets Charged With DWI

A southern New Jersey man has been slapped with drunken driving charges, after police say he was caught driving a box truck that was on fire and had no front tires.

08/04/2013

DNA lab. (Credit:CBS2)

Expanded N.Y. DNA Database Would Seek To Exonerate The Innocent, Expose The Guilty

The state of New York is considering a dramatic expansion of its DNA collection. New Yorkers who find themselves under arrest for anything may soon have to give up a sample.

01/12/2012