Safety

A pedestrian crosses a street on Broadway at one of the deadliest intersections in Manhattan on February 18, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Council To Vote On Traffic Safety Legislation

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said the council will vote on 17 bills and resolutions that complement Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Vision Zero” plan.

05/29/2014

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From Home To Car: The Ultimate Guide To Planning Your Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is almost upon us. The holiday marks the beginning of the summer season, and as such, it’s also the beginning of summer vacation for many.

05/21/2014

Chevrolet Aveo (Photo Credit: General Motors)

GM Adds 218,000 Chevrolet Aveo Cars To Growing Recall List

The recall is General Motors’ 29th this year, bringing the total number of recalled GM vehicles in the U.S. to around 13.8 million.

05/21/2014

Oil Pipeline Worries

Opposition Growing Against Proposed N.Y.-N.J. Oil Pipeline

Opposition is picking up steam as residents learn more about the proposed 178-mile oil pipeline.

05/20/2014

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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

Metro-North Railroad Train (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Major Safety Reforms Announced For Metro-North Railroad

Six months after a deadly derailment in the Bronx, the Metro-North Railroad has announced a series of sweeping safety reforms.

05/15/2014

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Ultimate Guide To Your Summer Road Trip

Make the most of your summer with this ultimate guide to road trips.

05/09/2014

JFK And LaGuardia Airports

State Senator Worries Airports Are Maximizing Traffic At Expense Of Safety

In the country’s most complicated airspace, allocating runways at JFK and at LaGuardia Airport is like piecing together a puzzle.

04/15/2014

Aftermath of the fatal Metro-North Railroad derailment, as seen from Chopper 880 on Dec. 2, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

MTA To Install Cameras, Audio Recorders On Metro-North, LIRR Trains

The move is in response to safety recommendations put forward by the National Transportation Safety Board following a December derailment that killed four people in the Bronx.

03/19/2014

Holiday Traveling

How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.

03/18/2014

Double Parking Flier

NYPD Launches Crackdown On Double Parking

The NYPD has begun a crackdown on double parking citywide, and will be distributing fliers to remind drivers.

03/05/2014

Cold Weather System Brings Snow To New York Area

NYC Cold Weather Safety Tips & Warming Center Guide

With record-low temps on tap for the next few days, winter can be a dangerous time with the extreme cold, snow, ice, sleet and freezing rain. Stay with CBSNewYork.com for updates on the latest conditions.

02/04/2014

The Broncos' Mike Adams plans to hold a victory march back to his native Paterson, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

Broncos’ Mike Adams Wants To Lead Parade Back To Native Paterson, N.J.

Super Bowl XLVIII was just about 48 hours away Friday afternoon, and one Denver Bronco from New Jersey claimed he will start his own victory parade if his team wins the game.

01/31/2014

Metro-North crews working on Tuesday, Dec. 3, to rebuild tracks that were damaged in Sunday's derailment in the Bronx. (Credit: MTA)

New Metro-North Safety Measures In Place Following Fatal Train Derailment

The MTA said the new protections will warn engineers of approaching speed reductions and automatically apply the train’s emergency brakes if speed is not lowered to the 30 mph maximum in the curve.

12/09/2013

Flavored Water

Seen At 11: Flavored, Fortified And Fizzy Water — Is It All Safe?

When it comes to drinking water, it is no longer just a choice between bottled or tap – there is flavored, fizzy and even vitamin-infused water. And some question whether all of the choices are safe.

12/04/2013

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