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Cuomo signs tougher texting-while-driving law
Cuomo signs tougher texting-while-driving law
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/02/2013 at 12:17PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation into law strengthening texting-while-driving penalties for young and new drivers. “Statistic after statistic shows that texting-while-driving is a chronic problem in our society, particularly among teenagers, and it will only get worse if we do not take action to prevent this deadly behavior,” said Cuomo. “That is what this [...]

Governor Cuomo announces stricter penalties for driving while texting
Governor Cuomo announces stricter penalties for driving while texting
News Angy Altamirano 6/02/2013 at 11:15AM

Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced new actions to strengthen penalties for texting-while-driving in order to keep all New Yorkers safe on the road. Effective June 1, Cuomo directed the state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to establish tougher penalties for texting-while-driving for all drivers and new penalties for young and new drivers. “As the father of [...]

Baby riding without car seat injured in Queens accident
Baby riding without car seat injured in Queens accident
Police Cristabelle Tumola 11/26/2012 at 6:42PM

A one-year-old girl, who was reportedly riding in the front passenger side and without a car seat, was injured in a two-vehicle accident Monday afternoon in Richmond Hill, said police. Around 1:42 p.m., the car carrying the child was travelling eastbound on 91st Street when it collided with a vehicle that was driving north on [...]