The NTSB has just released the accident report for the deadly crash in Westchester County. Remember, if your car gets stuck on the train tracks, leave your car immediately. DO NOT stay with your vehicle, even if it does not look like a train is approaching. Once you are away from your vehicle, call the... Read More
As part of Mayor DeBlasio’s push to end all traffic deaths in New York City, a new failure to yield law makes it a criminal offense if a driver injures or kills a pedestrian who has the right of way. At least three city bus drivers have been arrested for violating the law since it... Read More
Here is a great resource from the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles. A special section designed for young people who are preparing to get their driver’s license. All the details you need for getting your permit and taking the driver’s test. http://www.nydmv.state.ny.us/youngerdriver/default.html
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If you ever try to find a cab in Manhattan during rush hour you know what this article is all about. I suspect the Taxi & Limousine Commission is dealing out driver suspensions more strictly than they have in the past. This may be the real reason cabs are more scarce at rush hour these... Read More
AAA’s Car & Travel Mag’s Nov-Jan issue ran a column “Albany AWOL On Texting”. It detailed how the NYS legislature failed to give the anti-texting law any teeth and asked why Albany doesn’t get it? One reader commented in the January 2011 issue: “The only logical answer would seem to be that the majority of... Read More
Please join Michael and Rose for this event that benefits Children of Hope—an organization founded and supported by police officers. Michael has donated a $1000 raffle prize which provides free representation on a traffic or criminal charge. Hope to see you Sunday February 13 at 3 PM at Mulcahy’s in Wantagh.
In a highly unpublicized change, drivers who are caught using their hand cell phones in New York State, will now face two points on their drivers license. The new rule applies to all summonses issued on or after February 16, 2011. AAA says distracted driving causes up to 8,000 crashes in the US every day.
Drinking, Drugging and Driving 40 Million in U.S. Driving Drunk or Drugged THURSDAY, Dec. 9 (HealthDay News) — Despite massive efforts to curb drunk driving, some 30 million Americans are driving drunk and another 10 million are driving drugged each year, federal officials report.
In a perfect world, all acts of distraction while driving would result in penalties. Drinking coffee or soda, eating, lighting and smoking tobacco, and even bending down to grab the cell phone you dropped. Enforcement of these common sense things is impossible. Do yourself a favor and avoid any behavior that puts you and your... Read More