traffic safety

Woman Gets a $160 Ticket For Driving With Her Dog On Lap
Come on, even U.S. Presidents have driven with their dogs on their laps. Well, in some parts of our country, that's a no no. An Oregon woman said she plans to contest a $160 ticket she was issued for driving with her 9-pound dog on her lap. Diane Martin said she was driving with her husband and…
Should Utica Traffic Lights Just Blink at Night?
Ever get stuck at a red light where there's absolutely no traffic around?  Seems silly to sit there, all alone, just because the light and the law say you have to.  One former local TV news anchor has a proposal to change the rules, so drivers can save time and gas -- and maybe even t…
Making Utica-Rome More Bike Friendly
Each year, Bicycling magazine rolls out its list of the 50 "Most Bike-Friendly Cities in America."  The Utica-Rome metropolitan area has never made the list, but here are some simple things you can do to help change that, whether you sit behind a steering wheel or a pair of ha…