Reports say the driver tested positive for the drug PCP.
Some studies say it's only a matter of time before this trend extends nationally.
Unless we act quickly, traffic crashes will rise from the world's ninth-leading cause of death today to the seventh-leading cause by 2030 -- which could claim as many as 1.8 million lives each year.
Labor unions, particularly those for public sector workers, have become such a popular punching bag that their membership might as well wear Everlast tags.
When someone's son or daughter is killed in Yorkville by a garbage truck, it will indeed not be an accident. It will be a predicted and preventable death.
Cruel and random death drains us hollow and we hope, against all rational evidence, that some muted and tolerable life will seep back in. Yes, all premature death seems unnecessary, but Cooper died from our civic negligence. We, the citizens of New York, are complicit.
The trash plan itself is already archaic. This particular part of it is a disaster. For reasons that no one quite understands, de Blasio has not yet sent it the way of stop and frisk, although he or the next mayor will eventually have to.
[VIA Gothamist] On Tuesday, the City Council Transportation Committee will vote on the proposed bill, which would reduce
Oct 2 (Reuters) - U.S. traffic deaths rose 9 percent in the first half of 2012 compared with the same period last year, breaking
NHTSA did not provide information on distracted driving deaths last year. But, in 2010, it said that some 3,092 were killed