Traffic accidents

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Teens Distracted By Smartphones May Be Putting Themselves At Risk For Serious Injuries

We have all been told about the problems of distracted teenage drivers. Now, a new report finds that phones can also lead to accidents when teens are walking.

10/01/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio’s Vision Zero Plan To Reduce Traffic Fatalities Coming Into Focus

The first three months of 2014 have seen a 26 percent decline in fatalities and an 8 percent reduction in injuries compared with the first quarter of 2013.

04/03/2014

A pedestrian was killed Jan. 19, 2014, at West 96th Street and Broadway. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

2 Pedestrians Killed Sunday Morning In NYC, Bringing Weekend Total To 4

A day after two people were killed and another was seriously injured after being struck by vehicles, two more pedestrians died in crashes early Sunday morning.

01/19/2014

Route 3 bridge construction

Slew Of Accidents On Route 3 Bridge Over Hackensack River Leads To Extensive Roadwork

There were three accidents in a single day and 20 in the space of a month. Cops say a stretch of Route 3 in Bergen County is so dangerous the state may need to take drastic action.

12/09/2011