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Cars are abandoned on a flooded Brooke Avenue following heavy rains and flash flooding on  August 13, 2014 in Bayshore. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Long Island Drying Out After ‘Historic’ Storm Dumps Record Rainfall

Suffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an “unprecedented” deluge.

08/14/2014

The aftermath after a truck hit an overpass on the Meadowbrook State Parkway. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Investigates: When Low Overpasses Meet Tractor-Trailers The Results Can Be Disastrous

There is a growing danger on the road in the New York area. Trucks have been hitting overpasses at an alarming rate, causing delays on your ride to work.

08/11/2014

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Tips On Buying The Safest Cars For Teens

83 percent of parents who purchased vehicles for their teens bought used cars, but as CBS 2’s Dick Brennan reported, not all used cars are equal.

07/16/2014

Once only found in luxury cars, digital dashboards are becoming more mainstream. (Credit: CBS 2)

Digital Dashboards: Safer Driving Or Just Another Distraction?

Once only found in luxury cars, digital dashboards are becoming more mainstream.

07/15/2014

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AAA Opposes City Taking Over Control Of Its Red Light Cameras

“If the city were to take over the program, that it would mean lots of tickets going to drivers that perhaps don’t deserve them and the erosion of credibility,” AAA New York’s Robert Sinclair, Jr. said.

05/01/2014

Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Call Made For Independent Oversight Of Troubled Port Authority Of NY/NJ

On a cold March day at the George Washington Bridge it was easy to forget the hot tempers of August 2011. Drivers and PATH train riders were angered by a Port Authority proposal to dramatically hike tolls and fares.

03/03/2014

GPS device in a car (file/credit: GUILLERMO LEGARIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Privacy Concerns Raised As ‘Smart Cars’ Track Personal Data

Your GPS and other high-tech on-board devices can be secretly tracking your every move.

02/24/2014

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Long Island Drivers Met With Higher Gas Prices As Oil Companies Prepare For Spring

Pain at the pump comes every February when refineries switch over to summer blends. This year crude oil prices are also up and gas station owners said that their prices have gone up 12 cents in just two weeks.

02/17/2014

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

Seen At 11: ‘Magic Tank’ Could Come To The Rescue If You Run Out Of Gas

Running out of gas can be a frustrating and scary experiences. It’s one of the top reasons people get stranded according to the Automobile Association of America.

02/12/2014

Snow surrounds a car on Feb. 5, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Expert Tips For Digging Out Your Snowed-In Car

Winter weary residents in the Tri-State are bracing for yet another round of snow.

02/12/2014

DOT crews repair potholes on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

DOT Repairs Hundreds Of Potholes, But Many Drivers Still Fit To Be Tied

The DOT said it filled 1,100 potholes Thursday, focusing on the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn. The swings in temperature have carved out craters in roads across the Tri-State area.

02/07/2014

New York City Pothole (credit: CBS 2)

Harsh Winter Has Tri-State Area Residents Dodging Potholes, Digging Out Cars

The swings in temperature have carved out craters in roads across the Tri-State Area and cars that were buried by plows now have a coating of ice, making for interesting escape plans.

02/06/2014

Snow left on top of a car can become a serious threat to other motorists. (Credit CBS 2)

Snow, Ice Left On Top Of Your Car Could Pose Serious Threat To Other Drivers

After any winter storm hits you have to clean off your car. If you don’t built up snow and ice could become a deadly projectile when you hit the road.

02/04/2014

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Keeping Your Car Safe From The Bitter Cold

Cold weather can be tough on your vehicle, but there are some simple steps you can do before hitting the road that will keep your car running and help keep you safe.

01/07/2014

FILE -- New York City traffic. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Mid-Week Holidays Make For Early Travel Boom

AAA said the start of peak holiday travel actually has been pushed back to this weekend.

12/21/2013

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