Category: Traffic Rules and Regulations

A blocked bike lane is dangerous

Is The NYC Bike Lane Becoming More Dangerous For Riders And Drivers?

Bikers In NYC Are Tough…But A Blocked Bike Lane Can’t Be Beat Biking has become very popular in New York City over the past few decades. Now, the practice is so common that bicycles sometimes outnumber cars on certain city streets during rush hour. You can see bike lane after

Aggressive driving is dangerous

A New Yorkers Guide To Aggressive Driving

Are Drivers In New York Really That Aggressive? New Yorkers have a long held a reputation for being amongst the most aggressive and angry drivers in the country. Unfortunately,  when you put a New Yorker behind the wheel, its often more of the same. Aggressive driving isn’t something New Yorkers

Watch out for speed traps around the city

Watch Out For These 5 Speed Traps Around NYC!

Vision Zero Brings More Enforcement To City Roads.  New York City has recently stepped up its crackdown on speeders in order in conjunction with the mayor’s Vision Zero campaign for road safety. The cornerstone philosophy of Vision Zero is that traffic crashes aren’t really accidents.  On the contrary, the city

Driver accountability is paramount

New Law Pushes For More Driver Accountability On NYC Streets

Driver Accountability Is Key To MakIng City Streets Safer It may not be surprising to learn that bicycle and pedestrian accidents happen too often in New York City. Historically, the statistics are quite upsetting. According to a road safety study back in 2012, pedestrians accounted for approximately 11.4 percent of traffic

Crosswalk Buttons help pedestrians safely navigate city streets

City To Make Much Needed Changes To Crosswalk Buttons And Signals

Pedestrians Count On Crosswalk Buttons To Safely Cross Drivers encounter pedestrians in so many instances on the road. The crosswalk is probably the place where these encounters become the starkest. As you pull up to an intersection, how often have you seen pedestrians wait seemingly an eternity to cross the

Gridlock Alert Days

Why Every NYC Driver Should Know About Gridlock Alert Days

Traffic In NYC Is Terrible… New York City’s traffic is among the worst in the world. Unfortunately, it’s not getting better anytime soon. For many drivers, there’s nothing worse than wasting time sitting in traffic. While it may be impossible to always avoid congestion all together, there are some ways motorists in

Abandoned cars can still be found around town

What Does The City Do With The Abandoned Cars On Your Block

History Of Abandoned Cars In NYC New Yorkers who lived or grown up in NYC prior to the mid-1990s know how much the city has changed. Those folks will remember the way the rough and tumble streets of the city looked. Between burnt out building and thousands of abandoned cars

Street Closures around the UN General Assembly

Street Closures Around The UN Will Bring Heavy Traffic To NYC This Week

The UN General Assembly Is Back It’s that time of year again New Yorkers, representatives of nations around the world are meeting at the United Nations in Midtown this week. All the increased diplomatic activity in the city means potential traffic headaches for many Manhattan drivers. The annual General Assembly

cashless tolling

How Drivers Can Avoid Late Fees When Using E-Z Pass And Cashless Tolling

Cashless Tolls In NY Is Changing The Way We Use The Roads Cashless tolls have radically transformed the way New Yorkers get around town and beyond. Gone are the days of sitting in traffic waiting for cars to ease through toll booths. Now drivers can speed right through some of