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An activist group has posted fake 20-mph speed limit signs around the city. (Credit CBS 2)

Activists Hope To Slow Speeding Drivers With Fake ’20-MPH Speed Limit’ Signs

A grass roots movement has taken the matter of stopping speeding drivers and reducing pedestrian fatalities into its own hands.

03/17/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

City Council Committees Hear De Blasio’s Traffic Safety Plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio pitched his “Vision Zero” plan as an aggressive crack down on speeding and other traffic violations in an effort to reduce fatalities in New York City.

02/24/2014

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

Mohamed Tarek

Family Demands Action As Boy Lies In Critical Condition After L.I. Accident

A family from Valley Stream, Long Island, has been left devastated as their son fights for his life in the hospital. The boy was hit by a car at what his parents said is a very dangerous intersection near a school and church, and the family has demanded action so other children will not get hurt.

02/18/2014

A minivan on the street following the fatal accident on March 11, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Deadly Accident Prompts Demands For Better Traffic Safety In Long Island City

The death of a teenager in a curb-hopping incident earlier this month has brought new attention to what many said are long-held complaints about traffic safety on the streets of Long Island City, Queens.

03/17/2013

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Mayor Bloomberg Touts Traffic Safety In New York City

New Yorkers are living longer and experiencing less crime. Now, Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city is on track to have an all-time record low in traffic fatalities for 2011.

12/29/2011

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City Stepping Up Traffic Safety Efforts

The Department of Transportation announced the new initiative on Thursday and said that the efforts will create safer New York streets.

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