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December 7, 2017

Verizon Switches New York Van Fleet to Hybrid Electric

Verizon has replaced 234 of its gas-powered vans in New York City with hybrid-electric vans using XL Hybrids technology, to support the city's clean energy goal to cut greenhouse gas emissions 40% by 2030.

October 19, 2017

Fully Autonomous Car Testing Coming to NYC

GM and Cruise Automation have plans to begin testing self-driving cars on public streets in Manhattan in early 2018.

August 4, 2017

N.Y. Explores 'Textalyzer' for Distracted Driving

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered a study to assess how "textalyzer" devices might help fight distracted driving. These devices would help police determine whether a driver in a serious crash had been using a phone before impact. Video via NBC4 Washington/NBC4 New York.

June 20, 2017

Audi Begins Testing Automated A7 in New York

Audi began testing its semi-autonomous A7 equipped with a piloted driving mode in Albany, New York, shortly after receiving permission as the first automaker licensed to test autonomous vehicles in the state.

May 31, 2017

New York Approves Audi's Autonomous Vehicle Testing

New York has granted Audi of America's request to test autonomous vehicles in the state, the automaker has announced.

May 11, 2017

N.Y. Accepting Autonomous Vehicle Testing Applications

The state’s 2018 budget includes a year-long pilot program that allows authorized companies to test self-driving vehicles on public roads.  

March 6, 2017

N.Y. to Launch $2,000 PHEV Rebate

New York state is launching a rebate program for electric vehicles (EVs) that will offer a $2,000 incentive for zero-emission and plug-in hybrid vehicles.

January 18, 2017

New York's Window Tint Law

New York's new state law requiring window tint inspection went into effect Jan. 1. Video courtesy of WIVBTV News4.

December 16, 2016

Reckless Driving Death Rate Highest in Montana

Analysis of federal crash data also shows that the rate of road fatalities tied to careless and reckless driving is lowest in the states of Virginia and New York.

April 13, 2016

N.Y. Bill Aims to Curb Distracted Driving

This news video from CBS New York reports on New York legislation that would allow police to use new technology at accident scenes to determine whether a driver was using a cellphone at the time of the crash.

November 27, 2015

American Natural Gas Reveals New York CNG Station

American Natural Gas (ANG) will unveil the first public compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station north of Albany, New York in January.

September 14, 2015

Video Tip: Preventing Rear-End Crashes

Here’s some advice, provided by the New York Department of Motor Vehicles and CNET, on how to avoid a rear-end collision.

September 3, 2015

Governors Push for Long-Term Highway Bill

The Coalition of Northeastern Governors is urging transportation leaders on Capitol Hill “to act quickly to ensure continuity and stability of the nation's highway, transit, rail and safety programs and the Highway Trust Fund.”

August 27, 2015

N.Y. Considers Drowsy Driving Bill

A May 30 crash that killed a 3-year-old and injured a 5-year-old on the Scajaquada Expressway in Buffalo, N.Y., has increased public interest in state legislative efforts to criminalize drowsy driving. Here's a video report from WIVB News 4 in Buffalo.


April 21, 2014

Fleet Safety Video Tip: How to Pass Safely

Passing safely requires sound judgment and a solid grasp of the rules of the road. Here are some safe-passing tips from both the New York DMV and California DMV.

September 23, 2013

New York State to Designate Areas as 'Texting Zones' for Drivers

The State of New York plans to create what New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office is calling “Texting Zones,” areas where motorists can pull off the road and use their mobile devices.

June 26, 2013

New York Senate and Assembly Pass Bills Outlawing Counterfeit Airbags

New York State legislators approve the Counterfeit Airbag Prevention Act.

November 8, 2012

New York Rationing Gasoline After Storm Disrupts Fuel Supply

New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered gasoline rationing for New York City and Nassau and Suffolk Counties to reduce lines at retail gas stations after the nor’easter storm disrupted power to a terminal served by the Buckeye pipeline.

July 16, 2012

New York State Quadruples Number of Tickets Issued for Texting While Driving

ALBANY, NY – The State of New York announced it has issued four times more tickets for texting while driving when compared to the previous year, more than 20,000 tickets since the law took effect on July 12, 2011.

September 26, 2011

Employers With Mixed-Class Fleets Could Lose the Motor Carrier OT Exemption

ROCHESTER, NY– The decision by a federal district court in New York applies to employees otherwise exempt from overtime under the Motor Carrier Act who drive vehicles that weigh less than 10,000 lbs. during a normal workweek.


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