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Cabbies Buckle Up

New York City boasts one of the largest collections of taxi cab services in the country. Thousands of people use taxis as an easy and convenient means of transportation every day. While laws have required drivers and passengers of private passenger vehicles to buckle up ...

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      After seeing hundreds of bicycle accidents in New York City leaving cyclists, pedestrians, and motorists injured every year, the New York Police ...

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      Earlier this year, New York City Mayor de Blasio announced his "Vision Zero" plan to reduce traffic deaths in the city by lowering the speed limits on ...

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      The carpool lane, also referred to as the HOV (High Occupancy Vehicle) lane, was established to encourage people to carpool to and from work, as well ...

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    • Overview of a New York DWI

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    • NYC Speeding Ticket Conviction Rates May Reveal Overzealous Traffic Courts

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    • Vision Zero Means Civil Penalties Apply to Hit-and-Run Drivers

      Vision Zero is New York City’s official initiative to significantly decrease the number of fatalities and injuries caused by car accidents and make ...

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    • Types of Improper Turns in New York

      In New York, there are state laws that govern driving procedures. Whether a driver is turning right, turning left, or making a u-turn, there are ...

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    • New York State Police Crack Down on Speeding

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    • Text Message Reminders Sent to NYC Residents for Courtroom Appearances

      If you are like most everyone between the ages of 10 and 75, you probably check your smartphone routinely throughout each and every day for new text ...

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      The governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, is trying to make it hard for motorists to plead down a speeding ticket . Currently, defendants are allowed to ...

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      Any motor vehicle registered in New York must have liability insurance; the NY required minimum limits are $25,000/50,000 for injury and ...

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    • Difference Between a License Suspension and Revocation in NY

      If you are convicted of a serious traffic violation or multiple traffic violations in a certain period of time, the New York Department of Motor ...

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    • Difference Between a License Suspension and Revocation in NY

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    • How Many Points Will Go on My Record for Speeding?

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    • Information on the New York Point System

      The State of New York operates under the point system. When you are convicted of a traffic offense, part of the penalty is a certain amount of points ...

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    • New York to Crackdown on Distracted Driving in Operation Hang Up

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    • NY Police Officers on a Mission to End Texting While Driving

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    • Multiple Train Collisions Lead to Enforced Penalties for Driver Violations

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    • Drag Racing Reports in Washington Heights

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    • Red Means Go for New York Drivers

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