Browsing: road safety


The following is a press release from the offices of State Senator Marty Golden: State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today joined his colleagues in the New York State Senate in approving legislation (S.4740C), that would require certain drivers convicted of drunk driving to take a motor vehicle accident prevention course. The bill requires…


With seemingly little fanfare, a seven-sentence story by Agence France Presse, with the headline “Death toll among pedestrians wearing headphones triples,” popped up on Yahoo News a while back. It is all but forgotten about now, having first appeared mid-January, but the subject merits revisiting. The Yahoo link is borked, but you can read it…


The city has installed bike racks on Sheepshead Bay Road and it looks like bicyclists are glad to see them. Of the eight bike racks now in place on one side of Sheepshead Bay Road, two of them had bikes locked on them and it was raining at the time. When the weather is good,…