If you got a ticket from a New York State Trooper recently in New York City and thought that traffic tickets from the state are on the rise in this area, then you’d be right: they totally are. By a massive percentage, too.
After a lawsuit and six months in court trying to get phone records of a driver involved in a collision that killed his teenage son, the Associated Press reports that grieving father Ben Lieberman is working on a device—and legislation to allow cops to use it—that can examine drivers’ cellphones.
Updated Friday, April 7, 2017, 1 p.m. EDT: The Uber driver who went through a harrowing ride with a vile customer who threatened to accuse him of rape has uploaded a new video in which he thanked the community for supporting him and sharing the incident across social media.
Responding to “very upset” calls about a frozen woman in a parked car in New York, ABC News reports that police busted a window to save her. But as realistic as her clothes, glasses, hair and facial blemishes appeared to be, the woman turned out to be a CPR mannequin. The mask apparently didn’t give it away.
If you enjoy street-parked 1970s cars in New York City as much as we do, check out this gallery from a new book by photographer Landon Clay. It is extremely our shit and hopefully yours as well.
Two aides close to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and six others involved in the state’s plan to bring Tesla’s solar panel manufacturing to Buffalo, New York have been charged with corruption, halting payment to the factory’s construction contractors for months.
Our man Raphael Orlove escaped from the confines of the office to go carspotting again. Come join him!
Here’s a bit of schadenfreude for those of us who can’t afford to breathe in New York’s Upper West Side: A water main break last night created a sinkhole, and that sinkhole swallow an entire BMW worth around $55,000*.
This horrific 10-car pileup in upstate New York last week included a tractor trailer with faulty brakes spearing through traffic, but no one was killed. One major reason for that was the crowd of bystanders who managed to pull a woman from the burning wreckage of her car.
If you thought drone racers simply rolled up to an event, grabbed an RC toy out of their trunk, and lined up to race, you’ve got a lot to learn. We popped by the US National Drone Racing Championships, recently held in New York, and asked one of the competing teams to show us what it takes to compete.
“Take it down before I get in trouble,” 23-year-old Darran Anderson reportedly commented on a video of him in his BMW cutting through traffic on New York’s Long Island Expressway. That didn’t really work out for him.
Forget car shows. Forget race tracks. Forget museums. You find the coolest cars out on the street, and there’s a simple reason why.
People say New York is the worst city to own a car and drive in. Maybe it is, but I’m always amazed at the variety and quality of the machines I find in the Big Apple anyway. Join us as we try and find some right now.
Earlier this week, the TSA admitted that waiting times have been climbing for airline passengers, after being called out by the Port Authority of New York. By way of explanation, the TSA scapegoated passengers, claiming it was our fault for showing up to checkpoints unprepared. And now, the Port Authority is …
A draft New York Senate Bill called Evan’s law aims to cut down on distracted driving by forcing you to turn over your phones after an accident for “field testing.” But the bill, which sounds good in principle, still leaves a lot of questions unanswered.
Buchanan New York’s Indian Point Energy Center, a three-unit reactor power plant, reported yesterday afternoon that radioactive tritium has been detected in groundwater testing wells near the facility.
The Subway, the El, the Tube, the Métro: Trains have been transporting humans around cities since 1863. But too many public transit systems still run like they’re stuck in the 19th century. That needs to change.
A pair of VH-3D “White Top” helicopters, referred to as Marine One while the President is on-board and used exclusively for White House executive airlifts, moved the Pope from JFK International to the Manhattan’s Wall Street heliport early this evening.