Nassau County Speed Cameras Operating Again In School ZonesSchool zone speed cameras are back in operation in Nassau County after a the program's initial roll out in July led to the dismissal of thousands of tickets.
Suffolk County Exec Wants Speed Cameras Near School ZonesCounty Executive Steve Bellone asked state lawmakers for the authority to install speed cameras at about 20 sites near schools. Bellone said the move would help to reduce accidents and generate $2 million in revenue for the county each year.
New York State Law Taking Effect Friday Makes U-Turns In School Zones IllegalHempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray and State Sen. Charles Fuschillo were joined by Old Mill Road Elementary School students in Merrick, Long Island on Thursday to unveil a new sign advising drivers of the law.
Electronic Speed Signs Being Installed Near Hempstead SchoolsThe electronic signs display a driver's speed as they go by. They're posted below the signs alerting drivers that the speed limit in a school zone is 15 mph.
Bloomberg, Walcott Welcome NYC Students On First Day Of SchoolChancellor Dennis Walcott said the city has opened 76 new schools this year and delivered 1.5 million new textbooks.
Speed Cameras To Make Their Debut In School Zones Across All 5 BoroughsThe cameras are being set up in chronic speeding spots within a quarter-mile of some schools. The city has identified 100 areas in school zones where speeding is an issue.
L.I. Cops Cracking Down On Dangerous Driving In School ZonesIn Suffolk County, police are looking for speeders, tailgaters and those texting while driving in a school zone.
Mamaroneck Officials Seeking To Lower School Zone Speed LimitOfficials in Mamaroneck want to lower the speed limit in a school zone, but the New York Department of Transportation believes the lights, cross walks and signage are sufficient for the zone and its students’ safety.