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Traffic stops stressful for cops

March 7, 2016 Police officers pull drivers over thousands of times daily, primarily because we as drivers continually violate vehicle and traffic laws (VTL). more »»

County traffic safety board part of state association

February 29, 2016 While the Franklin County Traffic Safety Board concentrates mainly on traffic issues in Franklin County, you might be interested to know it also belongs to the New York State Association of Traffic... more »»

Minimum speed regulations explained

February 22, 2016 We all are aware of maximum speed limits, which are required to be posted along the highway, unless it is the statutory speed limit in New York State of 55 mph. more »»

Obstructing traffic at intersections prohibited

February 15, 2016 You’re waiting for a red light at an intersection when it turns green for you — so far, so good. But you can’t go because traffic on the other street is blocking the intersectio. more »»

Tailgating: We know we shouldn’t, but we still do

February 8, 2016 “Lookout!” Crash!” I looked up and there was this car, stopped in front of me, and I couldn’t stop in time!” Sound familiar? The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports that 40 percent of... more »»

Test your Vehicle and Traffic Law IQ — Round 6 answers

February 1, 2016 Last week we presented 20 questions on vehicle and traffic law and traffic safety. Hopefully you took the test and saved your answer. more »»

Test your Vehicle and Traffic Law IQ, round 6

January 25, 2016 An annual feature of these weekly articles is a 20-question quiz on Vehicle and Traffic Law and traffic control devices. more »»

Roundabouts improve safety, efficiency in Champlain

January 18, 2016 Two new roundabouts are now in service on U.S. Route 11 at the junction with Interstate 87 in Champlain. more »»

30,000 illegal passing incidents in one day

January 11, 2016 What is the most precious cargo transported over our streets and highways? If you answered “our children” to this question, I think you would be in the majority. more »»

‘Slow Down, Move Over’ law includes utility vehicles

January 4, 2016 I recently met with National Grid employees from the Malone facility, and they requested that I review and explain again the “Slow Down, Move Over” law and how it applies to utility vehicles such as... more »»

Winter driving has slow start but will come again

December 28, 2015 With a warm late fall and early winter (meteorologically winter starts December 1st), slippery driving has been substantially delayed, but don’t expect the warm weather to continue – we will have... more »»

Santa’s elves ensure order, safety

December 21, 2015 Did you ever wonder how Santa is able to make his world rounds on Christmas Eve — so many miles, so many stops in so little time? I sure did. more »»

Speed limits are either statutory, linear or area

December 14, 2015 In New York state, there are three types of speed zones. more »»

Older driver? Here’s some good and bad news

December 7, 2015 Are you a driver age 65 or older? If you are, here is some good news for you but also some bad news. First, let’s get the bad news out of the way. more »»

Drivers, wake up and learn the rules of the road

November 30, 2015 Strong headline? I hope so — it needs to be. more »»

Learning from our driving mistakes critical

November 16, 2015 At a recent community forum held by the Malone Central School District, the guest speaker was Willow Sweeney, who works for Top 20 Training, a Minnesota-based educational consulting organizatio. more »»

Automated speed enforcement — maybe it’s time

November 9, 2015 Earlier this year I attended a traffic safety conference and picked up some printed material from a company that provides automated speed enforcement for cities and states in the U.S. more »»

I-95 challenge: enforcement for interstate safety

November 2, 2015 The number of deaths occurring on U.S. highways is staggering — somewhere around 33,000 to 35,000 every year, the equivalent of a small city. more »»

Evidence mounts in favor of front crash prevention

October 26, 2015 Autobrake, City Safety, EyeSight are just a couple of names for vehicles equipped with automatic braking systems intended to prevent or mitigate certain low-speed crashes by warning drivers of... more »»



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