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State Sen. Charles Fuschillo

Officials, students unveil 'no U-turn in school zone' sign outside Old Mill Road Elementary School in Merrick, Long Island, Oct. 31, 2013. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

New York State Law Taking Effect Friday Makes U-Turns In School Zones Illegal

Hempstead 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.

10/31/2013

School Bus into Syosset home (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

LI Parents Push For Ignition Interlock Devices In All School Buses Amid Rash Of DWI Arrests

A public hearing held Thursday in Farmingdale took aim at what’s become a growing problem of school bus drivers operating their vehicles while intoxicated.

05/02/2013

Demonstration of Ignition Interlock Device - File / Photo: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images

Bill Seeking To Close Loophole In Leandra’s Law Progresses In State Legislature

The New York state law requires convicted drunk drivers to blow into a device that measures the driver’s blood alcohol level before the car can be started.

04/20/2013

Leandra's Law News Conference Dec. 30, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Lawmakers Push To Close Legal Loophole In Leandra’s Law

Officials called on state lawmakers to close a loophole allowing convicted drunk divers to avoid the mandatory ignition interlock requirement under the anti-drunk driving measure.

12/30/2012

State Sen. Charles Fuschillo (file/credit: Senator's officer)

New York State Lawmaker To Hold Hearing On Trucks Driving Illegally On Parkways

State Sen. Charles Fuschillo said the truck strikes have cost taxpayers $7 million on Long Island alone. He has announced plans to hold a hearing on the issue at Farmingdale State College to try to solve the issue.

10/07/2012