Your heading to your North Utica destination driving down Lehland Ave. and suddenly the car in front of you stops to make an illegal left turn into the plaza. Yes, heading to the light and making the left turn and then left into the plaza is too much to ask.
Sure it's only February, but before you know it the weather in Central NY will warm up and motorcyclists will take to the road. Please take 30 seconds to watch this ad and remember to always look twice, it may save a life.
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 had their silky terrier, Barney, on her lap, when she was pulled over.
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 their own lives.
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 handlebars.
As part of a Canadian 'Just Slow Down' campaign to promote traffic safety, the police department in Winnipeg has posted a jarring and graphic video to illustrate the message of slowing down and watching your speed near school zones.