Katelyn Armstrong of Whitesboro was enjoying her drive to work this week when she noticed that something wasn't right. An unexpected object landed on her in her car while she was on Commercial Drive and started smelling smoke.
The Oneida Indian Nation has teamed up with StearClear to make the trip home from the Turning Stone or Yellow Brick Road Casino a whole lot safer after the New Year's Celebration. Not only will they drive you home, but they'll bring your car along as well.
Parents and Guardians can only do so much when it comes to preventing their teens from texting and driving. You can say "Don't text and drive" until you're blue in the face, but if you're not in the vehicle with them you really can't do anything to stop them. That is until now!
Everything you have ever known about keeping your child's car seat in the front seat is changing, that is according to Volvo. They have released a photo on their Twitter showing a brand new concept that has some parents scratching their heads.
The 'Click It or Ticket' campaign kicks off today across New York State. Law enforcement agencies are cracking down on drivers who are not wearing their seat belts and The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is stepping up their efforts to encourage safe driving. They released a brand new commercial that will definitely make you think twice before leaving your seatbelt off.
Everyone knows that a big part of celebrating the holidays is having a drink or two, or maybe more. If that is the case, you need to have a plan. Stop DWI New York has come up with an app that allows you to celebrate responsibly this holiday season. It's called "Have A Plan."
When it comes to getting my car ready for winter, I had a good teacher...my father. He always reminded me to get those snow tires on, have a good snow brush, buy a set of jumper cables for the trunk, and keep a shovel in that trunk as well. (I stopped short of the two sand bags that he used to have in his car). And, there are some other winter car prep tips you may want to take note of.
My father was a big believer in snow tires, and living in the Utica-Rome area all my life, I am too. Every year at about this time, I make sure that I have my four snow tires installed on my car. But, you do hear many people say they have all-season radials, and that's good enough. Here are more thoughts on the subject.
At one time or another we have all had a car problem while on the road. Those are the times we usually say, "I wish I had a flashlight" or "I should have a tool kit in the glove box". Actually there are a number of items that we should all have in our vehicles. See how many of them you have.
Texting while driving? A no-no. Using a cell phone while driving? Dangerous. But how about eating while driving. While there is no law against it--so far--there are some foods that are safer than others to consume while behind the wheel. Which ones?