With a scheduled completion date of Fall 2020, the overpass carrying Walt Whitman Road over the Long Island Expressway is being replaced with a wider bridge to better accommodate Suffolk County's growing population.Read More
Proud to be a New Yorker…because we DIDN’T make the top 10!Read More
50,000 drivers illegally pass New York state school buses every day, and New York is finally considering legislation that would place stop arm cameras on every school bus.
A conviction for passing a school bus carries 5 points and possible jail time in the State of New York!Read More
For your viewing pleasure. Are you a Walker or a Wheeler?!Read More
Distracted driving is dangerous and does kill people. The text messages, phone calls, emails, games, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other apps will all be waiting for you when you get home.Read More
Too good to pass up, even with the typo!Read More
Fed Up With Excessive Traffic Fines? So Is The Supreme Court. Change May Be On The Horizon For New Yorkers.
On Wednesday, in a rare unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled that the 8th Amendment’s ban on excessive fines applies to state and local governments; a decision which is likely to have a significant impact in New York.Read More
The legal limit for a New York driver’s blood alcohol level could drop from .08 to .05 under a bill recently proposed in the New York State Assembly.Read More
The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) recently announced that free child seat inspections are available to parents and caregivers during the month of February.Read More
The New York State Police issued 48,877 tickets and arrested 783 people for impaired driving over the Christmas and New Year’s holiday, as part of the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over traffic enforcement period.Read More
Here are some GREAT tips on winter driving from the pros.
Knowing how to navigate the snow and ice can mean the difference between life and death.
Educate yourselves and be safe!Read More
The world’s 1st speeding ticket was not, as some would believe, in NYC…that came 3 years later…a blistering 12 MPH down Lexington!Read More
Hundreds are expected to come out Saturday morning to witness the last moments of the Tappan Zee Bridge in New York before it is exploded into oblivion.
Here are some of the best spots to view the demolition and some tips from police and municipal officials.Read More
Did you know that Long Island is home to 10 of New York's top 25 revenue-generating town and village traffic courts? Last year alone Suffolk and Nassau counties doled out about $146 million in traffic and parking tickets.Read More
Christmas in New York: The Essential Guide.Read More
A sobering statistic: Traffic deaths are now the leading global cause of deaths for children and young adults between 5 and 29 years old.
Read on to learn more about the 5 top risk factors and what else is being considered as we move forward.Read More
The Town of Huntington announced $11.48 million in state grants to build a 150-car parking garage at the perennially packed Cold Spring Harbor train station, but residents fear it will simply increase traffic and congestion.Read More
Commuters beware! New York’s clogged streets and creaky subway systems are about to feel more pain as about 25,000 more people descend upon Long Island City where Amazon will open its new headquarters.Read More
The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced the start of STOP-DWI Month in New York State. Fatalities from alcohol-related crashes on New York’s roadways have decreased 74 percent since the program was established in November of 1981.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently issued a proclamation designating the month of November as STOP-DWI Month in New York. The New York State Special Traffic Options for Driving While Intoxicated (STOP-DWI) P to coordinate state and local efforts to reduce impaired-driving offenses and to prevent crashes across the state. Since the program was enacted,Read More
New York’s “Move Over” Law requires cars to move over, if they can safely do so, for police, firefighters, ambulance workers, tow-truck drivers and other personnel as they work at crash scenes. Motorists are similarly required to move when construction and maintenance vehicles are stopped alongside roads.Read More