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News stories tagged with "traffic-safety"

Hand-held Cell Phone Ban Takes Effect

The first in the nation ban on hand-held cell phones while driving goes into effect in New York State today. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

NYS Senate Urges Stiffer DWI Law

The state Senate is urging the Assembly to pass more restrictive DWI legislation. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Crosswalks Yield Uneven Compliance

Not yielding to pedestrians using a crosswalk in not only illegal in New York, it's dangerous. Jody Tosti did some experimenting on her own and found drivers were quick to stop at crosswalks, especially when a policeman is around.  Go to full article

Put down that cell phone!

Drivers will have to hang up hand-held cellular phones soon. The state Assembly last night passed a bill that will make New York the first state to ban motorists from holding phones. Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver predicts it's a trend that will grow.  Go to full article

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