Right of way law
Appeals Court Upholds Vision Zero Law Allowing Reckless Drivers To Be Charged With Misdemeanors
A state appeals court has ruled that a critical portion of the Right of Way Law, which made failure to yield to pedestrians or cyclists a misdemeanor offense, is constitutional.
Sep 25, 2019 2:03 PM
A Key Vision Zero Law Is Failing To Hold Dangerous Drivers Accountable
The Right of Way law was passed in 2014 as part of de Blasio's Vision Zero plan.
Updated: Jul 18, 2019 5:40 PM
NYPD Arrests Bus Driver Who Killed Citi Bike Rider Dan Hanegby
Dave Lewis, 52, of Poughkeepsie, was arrested in Chelsea on September 5th.
Updated: Oct 27, 2017 10:30 AM
DMV Judge Apologizes To Driver Who Fatally Struck Cyclist, Silences Victim's Mother
The judge reportedly relied on an inaccurate police report for a hearing on the driver's dangerousness.
Updated: May 1, 2017 2:28 PM
Police Arrest Tow-Truck Driver Who Killed Queens Pedestrian
The victim was an 81-year-old woman.
Updated: Mar 13, 2017 3:42 PM
MTA Bus Driver Pleads Guilty To Felony In Fatal Brooklyn Hit-And-Run
He faces as many as seven years in prison.
Updated: Jul 24, 2017 6:18 PM
NYC Will Expand Pedestrians' Legal Protections In The Crosswalk
Right-of-way through the duration of the flashing red hand.
Updated: Sep 15, 2016 4:37 PM
Driver Charged After Killing Elderly Woman At Dangerous Midtown Intersection
The police didn't receive word of the collision's fatal outcome until recently, which is why it wasn't noted in initial reports.
Updated: Jul 13, 2016 5:23 PM
Police And The Bronx DA Can't Yet Comprehend What's Wrong With Killing A 3-Year-Old
On Monday, a 3-year-old girl was struck and killed by a car. Two days later, the driver has not been ticketed or charged with a crime.
Updated: May 18, 2016 1:11 PM
Manhattan DA Drops Charges Against Coca-Cola Truck Driver Who Killed Pedestrian In UES Crosswalk
"In essence, the DA concluded that it is less blameworthy to kill short people than tall people."
Updated: Feb 11, 2016 5:45 PM
MTA Bus Driver Arrested For Killing Pedestrian In Brooklyn Crosswalk
At least seven MTA bus drivers have been arrested under the Right of Way Law since it was signed last summer.
Updated: Jul 24, 2017 6:20 PM
New Law Would "Protect" Pedestrians Once The Countdown Clock Starts
Or when the red hand is flashing.
Updated: Nov 10, 2015 4:20 PM
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