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Acronym agencies do much for auto safety

May 12, 2014 If you’re a frequent, or even an occasional reader or these weekly articles on traffic law and traffic safety, you have seen references to information from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety... more »»

Selecting a safer vehicle easier than before

May 5, 2014 I recently toured the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Vehicle Research Center in Ruckersville, Virginia. I returned with great information to share with our readers. more »»

New ‘lighted’ sign will restore right turn on red at Malone intersection

April 28, 2014 For the past two years a “right turn on red” (RTOR) from Elm St. onto E. Main St. more »»

ATV laws reviewed

April 21, 2014 All-terrain vehicles, or ATVs, are made for off-road use and can be a great means of recreation, but they can also be dangerous, especially when used on roads where they are generally prohibited. more »»

Good drivers are predictable —?are you?

April 14, 2014 As a skier, there is always a chance of being run into by another skier or snowboarder overtaking you from behin. more »»

Speeders, beware

April 7, 2014 You are driving along, not paying much attention to the posted speed limit, when you get pulled over for speeding. The officer gives you a ticket for doing 60 mph in a 45 mph speed zone. more »»

Behind the scenes of crash tests

March 31, 2014 These weekly articles on traffic law and safety often use information provided by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the institution that crash tests new vehicles and rate them for... more »»

Unauthorized signs prohibited on public roadways

March 24, 2014 Unauthorized signs, often appearing as a “street sign” with the property owner’s name on it, such as “Stanley St. more »»

Unauthorized signs prohibited on public roadways

March 24, 2014 Unauthorized signs, often appearing as a “street sign” with the property owner’s name on it, such as “Stanley St. more »»

Registration of trailers in another state illegal

March 17, 2014 A “Did You Know” article in February, composed of answers to 20 questions on vehicle and traffic law and safety, included an answer to a true/false question about a resident of New York State... more »»

Technology can help curb unsafe driving

March 10, 2014 Everyone is well aware how dangerous impaired driving is and that somewhere between 25 to 35 percent of all fatal crashes are alcohol-related. more »»

Safety board requests input on traffic law

March 3, 2014 Do you have a particular vehicle and traffic law that you feel needs revision? If so, the Traffic Safety Board solicits your inpu. more »»

Pedestrian safety depends on sidewalk conditions

February 24, 2014 In North Country winters, snow falls with regularity, and snow and ice prevail longer than most people lik. more »»

Wintertime rural mailbox responsibilities

February 17, 2014 Recent “Did You Know” articles have reviewed snowplowing operations from the perspective of the snowplow driver and the problems encountered by impatient motorists. more »»

Test your vehicle and traffic law IQ, round 4

February 10, 2014 Last week we presented 20 questions on vehicle and traffic law and traffic safety. Hopefully you took the tes. more »»

Test your vehicle and traffic law IQ, round 4

February 3, 2014 For several years at about this time, we issued a “Did You Know” article with 20 questions on Vehicle & Traffic Law and traffic safety, and gave you an opportunity to answer them. more »»

Speed adaptation reason for major pet peeve

January 27, 2014 One of the more frequent “pet peeves” that readers recently sent me was about drivers entering a highway in front of another vehicle but not getting up to speed quickly, causing the other driver to... more »»

Headlights — what does it take to get drivers to use them?

January 20, 2014 December was snowier than normal. It also had an abundance of dark, cloudy day. more »»

Pet peeves —?Readers speak out

January 13, 2014 In November, a “Did You Know” article began with the assumption that every driver had his/her pet peeves about other drivers, and ran off several of my pet peeves to try to get some attention to thi... more »»

Pet peeves —?Readers speak out

January 10, 2014 In November, a “Did You Know” article began with the assumption that every driver had his/her pet peeves about other drivers, and ran off several of my pet peeves to try to get some attention to thi... more »»

 
 
 

 

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