traffic safety

Deer alert
Police around the Twin Tiers are reporting an increase in car-deer crashes in recent days.
The number of collisions between vehicles and deer rises at this time of year.
According to the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, two-thirds of the reported crashes with deer happen during the months …
School zone
Area police agencies are working to make sure motorists comply with posted speed limits in school zones.
Officers using radar are being used on streets around Broome County schools.
A Binghamton police officer was on a speed enforcement detail this afternoon near Benjamin Franklin Elementary School...
Pay attention
Drivers in the Southern Tier can expect to see expanded use of a roadway safety feature in coming months.
Centerline rumble strips will be added to several state-maintained highways in Broome and Tioga counties this year.
According to the New York State Department of Transportation, about seven miles …
Rest areas
State assemblyman Clifford Crouch says some highway rest areas that were closed a few years ago in a cost-cutting move should be put back in service.
Crouch, a Bainbridge Republican, says drivers and passengers "remain at risk" if the rest stops that were shut down in 2010 aren&apos…
Traffic safety
Representatives of several public safety agencies set up displays and held demonstrations for young drivers at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena.
Several hundred students from thirteen school districts attended Thursday's program...