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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

Suffolk County Police Cruiser (file / credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Long Island Cops Step Up Patrols, Use Checkpoints To Bust Drunk Drivers

Holiday travelers weren’t the only ones hitting the road for Labor Day Weekend. Extra cops were out in force looking for speeders and drunk drivers.

08/31/2013

New York State Trooper

Weeklong Crackdown On Speeding, Other Traffic Violations Under Way In NY

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the start of the “Speed Week” campaign on Sunday.

08/12/2013

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)

New York State Cracks Down On Speeders, Other Traffic Violators

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced a weeklong crackdown targeting speeders and aggressive drivers around the state.

08/11/2013

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NJ State Police Targeting Speeders On I-80

New Jersey State police are teaming up with law enforcement across the country for the “I-80 Challenge Highway Safety Initiative.”

07/25/2013

Speed Camera (credit: CBS 2)

City To Install 20 Speed Cameras Near Schools

The first round of cameras will be installed near schools where it’s been documented that at least 75 percent of drivers broke the speed limit, the city announced.

06/25/2013

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

Car keys and an alcoholic drink (credit: clipart.com)

Connecticut Troopers Make 57 Drunken Driving Arrests Memorial Day Weekend

Authorities said Tuesday that troopers also investigated 281 accidents including fatal crashes in West Hartford and North Stonington over the three-day Memorial Day weekend.

05/28/2013

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