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Wrong way driving

Wreckage from the 2009 wrong-way crash on the Taconic State Parkway (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Fuschillo: Make Wrong-Way Driving A Felony In New York State

Sen. Charles Fuschillo from Long Island is urging of the state Assembly to pass his bill that would make wrong-way driving a felony, either knowingly or because of intoxication.

08/03/2011

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L.I. Road Signs Being Checked After Wrong-Way Driving

New York transportation officials will inspect all 450 entrance and exit ramps on Long Island following a wave of wrong-way drunken driving arrests.

01/11/2011

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NY Prosecutor Urges Action On Wrong-Way Crashes

A Long Island prosecutor is calling for state legislation that would make wrong-way driving a specific traffic offense.

01/04/2011

Bogdan Mychajlyszyn - Photo: Suffolk County Police Department

Another Wrong-Way Driver On Long Island

This time, a 43-year-old North Bellmore man was arrested after going in the wrong direction on Sunrise Highway and crashing into another car.

12/29/2010

John Rey Cassar

Crackdown On Wrong-Way DWI Begins On Long Island

On Tuesday night police were launching a crackdown on wrong-way drivers following a series of incidents across Long Island.

12/14/2010

NYPD Officer Andre Menzies

L.I. DAs Band Together To Stop Wrong-Way Crashes

On Tuesday, Long Island’s district attorneys called for new studies and harsher penalties for wrong-way drunk drivers after charges were upgraded against a man accused of killing an NYPD officer.

11/23/2010

John Rey's Law (file)

Local Family Pushes For Wrong-Way Driving Law

The children of a Long Island man who was killed by a drunk driver going the wrong way are on a mission to spare anyone else the same nightmare.

CBS 2–08/10/2010