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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

Pedestrians cross a street in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Unveils Details Of ‘Vision Zero’ Plan To Reduce NYC Traffic Fatalities

Since announcing his “Vision Zero” initiative last month, Mayor Bill de Blasio said an interagency task force has worked to develop new strategies to make streets safer.

02/18/2014

A traffic camera in New York City. (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Traffic Cameras Start Issuing Speeding Tickets

Starting Thursday, the city will begin issuing $50 fines to drivers caught on camera going 10 miles per hour over the limit.

01/16/2014

A race car is driven at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Conn. (credit: CBS 2)

Race Car Instructor: Know Your Limits When Taking Turns

At any speed, the rules of the road are pretty simple: Take a turn too fast, and you won’t make it.

12/04/2013

Donovan, 6, is recovering from injuries sustained during a hit-and-run incident in Spring Valley. (Credit CBS 2)

Boy, 6, Recovering After Being Struck By Hit-And-Run Driver

A six-year-old boy was in recovery on Thursday night after being seriously injured in a hit-and-run.

11/21/2013

Road construction project. (file/credit: CBS 2)

Conn. Increasing Penalties For Drivers Who Violate Work Zone Speed Limits

Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner Jim Redeker said he hears from road crews concerned for their safety all the time.

10/21/2013

NYPD Squad Car

Police Issued More Than 700 Tickets In Weekend Speeding Crackdown

The NYPD wrote more than 700 tickets across the city this past weekend during a speed enforcement crackdown in all five boroughs.

10/16/2013

Lamborghini that split in 2 following a collision in Mill Basin, Brooklyn over the weekend (credit: CBS 2)

$400,000 Lamborghini Splits In Half Following Collision In Brooklyn

Security cameras on a neighbor’s home caught the moment the sedan collided with the Lamborghini. The collision sent the pricey car crashing into a tree.

09/24/2013

Police lights (credit: ClipArt.com)

Police Arrest 3 City Employees On Separate Drug, Alcohol Charges

Police arrested Department of Corrections Captain Grayson Fredericks, 46, on charges of DWI, DWAI and speeding. Then just after 1 a.m., police arrested a New York City public school teacher on three counts of criminal possession of controlled substances.

09/08/2013

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