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Truck Driver Had 20 Traffic Violations Prior to Fatal Idaho Crash

An investigation revealed that a truck driver who authorities say caused a crash that killed him and three Idaho airmen had more than 20 traffic violations in several states. Illya Tsar was driving a 2019 Volvo tractor-trailer east on Interstate …

New York City Plans Crackdown on Unsafe Taxi Drivers

New York City is cracking down on unsafe taxi drivers. The Taxi and Limousine Commission issued 5,000 safety-related summonses so far this year. That’s a 95 percent increase from last year. The New York Post reports that the jump came …

Kentucky Bill Requires Parents to Accompany Teens in Court

Kentucky lawmakers have given final approval to a bill requiring parents to be in court when their teenage children are accused of traffic violations. The Senate passed the bill on a 38-0 vote Friday, sending it to Gov. Steve Beshear. …

Traffic Cameras Bring Tiny Ohio Village to a Stop

This little village had a big problem. Each day, thousands of cars – sometimes as many as 18,000 – rolled along Elmwood Place’s streets, crossing the third-of-a-mile town to get to neighboring Cincinnati or major employers in bustling suburbs or …

Company in Kentucky Crash Had 17 Tickets in 2 Years

A Michigan trucking company involved in a crash that left six people dead on Interstate 65 in central Kentucky over the weekend had a satisfactory rating from the federal agency that oversees long-haul carriers. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration …

New Jersey Bill to Reform Red Light Camera System

An Assembly panel is poised to consider reforms to the state’s red light camera system that include increasing the duration of some yellow lights. The Transportation Committee is due to take up the matter Monday morning. If the reforms are …