It’s the Halloween season and the City is warning the populace to beware the demon drivers. With the sun setting earlier, pedestrians and cyclists are less visible in the dark – the perfect time to scare up more Vision Zero Enforcement.
New York City has moved quickly to install side guards on all city owned trucks and require installation on private garbage trucks (Side Guards). In the five months since Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the side guard requirement it is easy to spot something a little different about trucks.
New York City announced this week that tickets to drivers caught texting increased by 50%. The City wrote 47,914 texting violations in 2014, up from 31,835 in 2013. Statewide the jump wasn’t as pronounced but still significant at a 35% increase.