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Travel On A Budget This Labor Day Weekend

Here are some helpful tips to keep costs down while enjoying a safe and enjoyable trip over the Labor Day weekend.

08/20/2014

A New York State Trooper guards Gilgo Beach on Long Island as authorities resume their search for bodies - Dec 5, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Police: N.J. Shooting Suspect Caught In Routine Traffic Stop In Orange County

A seemingly routine traffic stop in Orange County resulted in the arrest of a Paterson, New Jersey man wanted for attempted murder, New York State Police said.

07/19/2014

Staten Island Traffic Stop

NYPD Begins 3-Week Traffic Enforcement Crackdown

Police will be focusing on speeding, driving while using a cellphone, improper turns, disobeying traffic signs and failing to yield to pedestrians.

06/16/2014

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

Staten Island Traffic Stop

Over 4,800 Tickets Issued During NYPD Speeding Crackdown

The NYPD announced Thursday that officers issued nearly 5,000 tickets during a two-day crackdown on speeding in all of the city’s five boroughs.

05/22/2014

Yellow Traffic Light (credit: ClipArt)

Staten Island Residents: Speeding Drivers Have No Regard For Safety, Traffic Laws

Making full stops at stop signs, driving when the light turns green, and following the speed limit are concepts that everyone learns in driver’s ed.

05/20/2014

An 8-mile stretch of Broadway and two dozen other areas have been designated slow zones - reducing the speed limit from 30 to 25 - in an effort to reduce pedestrian fatalities. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Traffic Fatalities Down Under Mayor De Blasio’s Vision Zero Effort

Forty were killed this year, compared with 60 during the same period last year, and those injured by vehicles dropped by 8 percent.

05/07/2014

Speed Camera

State Assembly Advances Bill For More Speed Cameras In NYC, Long Island

The New York State Assembly voted Monday to authorize hundreds of new speed cameras for school zones in New York City and Long Island.

04/28/2014

A New York State Trooper guards Gilgo Beach on Long Island as authorities resume their search for bodies - Dec 5, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

NY State Police Target Aggressive Driving In Weeklong Crackdown

The campaign runs from April 17 through April 24 in an effort to reduce speed-related crashes and improve safety for drivers across the state.

04/17/2014

Flavor Flav mug shot (credit: Nassau County Police)

Flavor Flav Due Back In LI Court In May On Traffic Arrest

Police say the rapper and reality TV star was speeding and driving without a license, a felony, on Jan. 9 on the Meadowbrook Parkway on Long Island.

03/25/2014

Parents are asking the city to install speed bumps on East 109th Street to make the block safer. (credit: CBS 2)

Harlem Parents Ask City To Install Speed Bumps On Block With Several Schools

Parents claim the stretch of East 109th Street between Second and Third avenues is like a raceway, even though foot traffic is always heavy.

02/26/2014

CBS 2's Marcia Kramer caught Mayor Bill de Blasio's caravan violating numerous traffic laws. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bill de Blasio Answers Questions About Running Through Stop Signs, Speeding

The various traffic violations made by his caravan last Thursday came just two days after de Blasio unveiled his “Vision Zero” pedestrian safety plan, which involves lowering the speed limit and more rigorous enforcement of traffic laws.

02/24/2014

CBS 2's Marcia Kramer caught Mayor Bill de Blasio's caravan violating numerous traffic laws. (Credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Takes No Questions On Traffic Violations By His Caravan

Police Commissioner William Bratton defended Mayor Bill de Blasio’s security detail, which is operated by police, saying the officers did “what they’re trained to do.”

02/21/2014

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

De Blasio Caravan

CBS 2 Exclusive: De Blasio’s Caravan Caught Speeding, Violating Traffic Laws

Just days after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced an aggressive plan to prevent traffic deaths, CBS 2 cameras caught the driver of a car carrying the mayor violating a number of traffic laws.

02/20/2014

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