National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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    April 29, 2014

    New Statistics Confirm New York is Still the Deadliest City for Pedestrians

    A pedestrian was killed every 2 hours in crashes across the country in 2012. One was injured every 7 minutes. The perfect conditions for a pedestrian to be killed in 2012 was on a clear or cloudy evening (when 89% of deadly collisions occurred, compared with rainy, foggy or snowy conditions) on the ... More >>

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    February 6, 2014

    New York's Deadliest Roads for Pedestrians, Borough by Borough

    On Wednesday, the Tri-State Transportation Campaign released its annual list "The Most Dangerous Roads for Walking." The non-profit advocacy group analyzed data collected by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Fatality Analysis Reporting System in twelve downstate New York counties ... More >>

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    May 21, 2012

    Andrew Cuomo's Seatbelt Bullies Going Gangbusters Until June 3

    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 >>

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    April 24, 2012

    Andrew Cuomo's Cell Phone Patrol Goes Gangbusters On "Distracted Drivers"

    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 >>

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    April 23, 2012

    Andrew Cuomo Sics State Police On "Distracted Drivers"

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    Sen. Chuck Schumer Pushes For Crackdown On Drugged Driving

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    E. Coli Tracking: There Is Now a Product Recall App

    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 >>

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    May 20, 2009

    Insurer: In Driving, New York Sucks at the Written Test

    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 >>

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    January 8, 2008
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    October 17, 2006

    Trouble in the Air

    Reagan's mass firing of air traffic controllers made American skies much less safe in the 1980s. Is Bush's flight plan the same?