In Governor Andrew Cuomo's latest attempt to protect you from yourself, he's directed the New York State Police to participate in operation "Buckle Up New York," a two week crackdown on motorists who don't wear seatbelts."The evidence is clear - seatbelts save lives," Cuomo says. "New York State ha ... More >>
It's been just over 12 hours since Governor Andrew Cuomo -- who's always driven around by state troopers -- directed New York State Police to start targeting "distracted drivers" as part of "Operation Hangup," and according to the gov's office, the cell-phone patrol already has nabbed more than 150 ... More >>
Put down the cell phone and get ready for a lullaby -- Governor Andrew Cuomo's nanny-state is targeting "distracted drivers" this week.The governor's office announced yesterday that New York State Police this week will be conducting "Operation Hang Up" -- a ticketing campaign that will target people ... More >>
In New York City, 357 drivers were arrested in 2011 for being under the influence of drugs -- up from 81 ten years prior. That's more than a 300 percent increase. That's why Sen. Chuck Schumer is making a funding push to crackdown on "drugged driving" through new on-site technologies that would id ... More >>
Follow E. coli here, there, any everywhere!Can't keep track of whether it's spinach or peanut butter that's tainted with salmonella, or which industrial food product E. Coli's worked its way into week? The FDA wants to help. It's teamed up with the Department of Agriculture, the Consumer Prod ... More >>
New Yorkers, crank those middle fingers up -- someone is complaining about our driving again. A study conducted by insurance company GMAC has taken a look at the "driving knowledge" of individuals in various states, and, as it turns out, New Yorkers suck at knowing the rules of the road. They pulled ... More >>
The stats don't lie
Reagan's mass firing of air traffic controllers made American skies much less safe in the 1980s. Is Bush's flight plan the same?