This blog has previously discussed how truckers who live in or just travel through White Plains, New York, and the surrounding area will want to consider fighting traffic tickets and tickets related to violations of motor carrier regulations or other transportation law violations.
In what police are describing as an incident of road rage, a man has been arrested and accused of being involved in the death of New York City firefighter. The firefighter was not on duty at the time of the incident. This story has attracted the attention of the national news media.
A driver of a passenger bus in the area of Newburgh, a tow in New York about an hour north of White Plains, was arrested recently and accused of striking a pedestrian and then leaving the scene of the accident.
Many states across the country specifically outlaw texting and driving, which includes instant messaging as well as other internet use while behind the wheel. However, New York takes the matter a step further by banning handheld electronic devices, including cell phones.