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Multi-Vehicle Crash Closes I-78 In Berks County

A multi-vehicle crash, including commercial trucks, halted traffic for hours on I-78 in Berks County Wednesday night, reports say. Multiple people were treated for injuries in the collision that occurred around 5 p.m. in Greenwich Township, WFMZ reports citing officials. The highway reopened around 3:30 a.m. Thursday after shutting down...
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New Canaan, CTnewcanaanite.com

‘It Was Extremely Hot Out So I Ran into Starbucks’: Parking Ticket Appeals

The Parking Commission recently received the following written appeals from ticketed motorists. “This is my vehicle that is parked in front of my house, which we have owned for over 40 years. Since we don’t have a ‘drive-in’ paved driveway, we park in front partly off the pavement, as indicated by the induced photo. The front of the house is our driveway, essentially. Over the 40+ years of both residing and renting out this house, we have occasionally parked driver-side-in depending on which way we arrived and which end of the car needed access for loading. Never once was there a ticket or even a warning as to how we were parking in which we considered our driveway. If this was a ticketable offense, again one would think that it would have received a ticket or even a warning any of the 100’s of times over the past 40+ years. I firmly believe that this deserved at least a warning, thus I object and request that it is withdrawn.”
Newark, NJPosted by
CBS New York

Drivers Turn Highways Into Personal Parking Lots While Waiting To Pick Up Passengers From Tri-State Area Airports

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Officials say drivers are parking on highways by airports while waiting for passengers to land. Not only is it dangerous, but it’s also illegal. Fast-moving cars and planes flying above are both normal sights along the 1&9 by Newark Airport, but what has also become normal is drivers making a gravel-and-dirt patch on the highway their temporary parking lot. Not far away, more people were doing the same thing. CBS2 saw 18 vehicles lining up and down the emergency lane. “This is convenient, cheap and free,” one driver said. It’s also illegal. As CBS2 started recording, some drivers started leaving. One...
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Greenlawn, NYabc7ny.com

Drunken driving crashes increase during '100 Deadliest Days'

GREENLAWN, Long Island (WABC) -- A rash of drunken driving crashes is prompting a reminder that the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day is known as the 100 Deadliest Days on the road. The parents of Boy Scout Andrew McMorris took part in a press conference Wednesday on Long...
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New York City, NYwabcradio.com

NYC/NJ Vehicle Traffic Returning Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels

NEWARK, N.J. (77WABC/AP) — Vehicle traffic between New Jersey and New York City is approaching pre-pandemic levels while public transit ridership continues to lag. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey released numbers Wednesday that show bridge and tunnel traffic was down about 2% last month compared to June 2019, with truck traffic showing a 7% increase.
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How Bell Peppers Led To Major Traffic Delays In New York City

Commuters on New York's Brooklyn-Queens Expressway this week got more than the recommended daily amount of fresh vegetables when traffic came to a halt at the scene of an overturned truck loaded with produce, including what appeared to be crates of hundreds of bell peppers. According to The Takeout, no one was seriously injured in the mash-up that caused extensive traffic delays through mid-morning.
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Keeping teen drivers safe: New York among states receiving grants to prevent speeding

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- New York is getting some additional ammunition in its fight to prevent speeding among its youngest drivers. On Wednesday, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) and the Ford Motor Company Fund announced they will award $135,000 in grants to six states, including New York, to combat the rise of speeding among teen drivers.
Ridgewood, NJtheridgewoodblog.net

Starting AUGUST 1st, you can request overnight parking in Ho-Ho-Kus ,online and get instant approval !

Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, if you are tired of calling the Ho-Ho-Kus Police for permission to park your car on the street overnight? Starting AUGUST 1st, you can request overnight parking online and get instant approval !! Use the link below via computer, or save the link to the home page of your phone and you’re done! Please spread the word!! Any questions please contact Sgt. Mosca at moscam@ho-ho-kusboro.com.
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NYC Subway Riders Surprise Conductors' With Wholesome Signs

- Vote - Amidst our constant pursuit to chase down the world's most notable fails and other dramatic stories, we can easily forget that there's still a little bit of wholesome drifting around the atmosphere. It's always nice to throw it back to this video where a group of NYC subway riders took it upon themselves to throw a surprise for some hard working conductors. The conductors' reactions to the various signs say it all.