New York City is finishing its first week with lowered speed limits on most of its roads. Workers began installing new 25 mph speed limit signs throughout the city last week. Once complete, in about one year, there will be 3,000 new speed limit signs.
A three-vehicle crash in the Lincoln Tunnel on Tuesday reminds us that speeding is not always a victimless crime.
A 19-year-old Queens college student was recently convicted of four counts of vehicular manslaughter. The charges stem from a fatal accident in October 2012 that killed four teens.
A New York man died after a mysterious upstate boat accident in Bolton Landing. Investigators were hopeful that an autopsy would shed light on what caused the 21-foot Steiger watercraft to crash into rocks and trees along the Lake George shoreline, but many questions still remain unanswered.
Albertson residents have long complained that many motorists treat Roslyn Road as a racetrack. The street has a 30 mph speed limit, but drivers often go twice that speed or more.