School zones

Cars drive in front of Plainedge Middle School. (credit: CBS 2)

Nassau County Lawmakers Repeal Speed Camera Program

County Executive Ed Mangano has warned of painful spending cuts to help fill the $30 million budget gap created by the speed camera repeal.

12/15/2014

Ed Mangano (file / credit: County Executive's Office)

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano Lists Options For Plugging Budget Hole If Speed Cameras Repealed

The Legislature is expected to unanimously approve a repeal of Nassau’s controversial speed camera program Monday.

12/11/2014

Cars drive in front of Plainedge Middle School. (credit: CBS 2)

Nassau County School Zone Speed Cameras Likely To Be Repealed

Nassau County Republicans have now joined Democrats in calls to repeal the law.

12/09/2014

Speed camera (file/credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk County Nixes Speed Cameras In School Zones

County Executive Steve Bellone said Monday that he and county legislators have decided to nix the idea.

12/08/2014

Speed camera (file/credit: CBS 2)

Nassau County Lawmakers Demand Suspension Of School Zone Speed Cameras

Democratic legislators in Nassau County are calling for the troubled speed camera program aimed at catching speeders in school zones to be stopped until its signage problems can be corrected.

11/03/2014

Cars drive in front of Plainedge Middle School. (credit: CBS 2)

Nassau Residents Complain About School-Zone Speeding Tickets In Summer

The pilot speed-camera program is generating a lot of complaints from motorists, who say they had no idea school speed zones are in effect in the summer.

08/19/2014

Speed Camera

Legislation Could Mean More Speed Cameras For NYC, Long Island

Legislation introduced in Albany dramatically expands the number of speed cameras in New York City, and lets Nassau and Suffolk counties install them too.

03/31/2014

Speed camera (file/credit: CBS 2)

Speed Cameras May Be Headed For Long Island School Zones

In an effort to combat speeding drivers, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is asking lawmakers to approve requests from Nassau and Suffolk counties for a camera at each of the island’s 125 school districts.

02/21/2014

FILE -- School buses idle in front of a school in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Officials Look For Ways To Reduce Speeding Around NYC Schools

Sen. Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) said speeding is a real problem in the city, but it can be especially dangerous around schools.

06/14/2013

School Bus

Exclusive: School Zone Danger

Walking to school is healthy and “green.” It’s also getting safer. Accident rates for school-age pedestrians have been dropping in recent years. So you might be surprised to know where kids can be most at risk: in school zones.

10/21/2010