Staten Island Pilot Program Will Make Property Damage Only Collisions No Longer a 911 Call

Starting Monday March 18th, vehicle collisions resulting property damage only, will not be required to be reported to the police. Instead, the drivers will be responsible for exchanging their information, and a report of Motor Vehicle Accident should be filed with the DMV.

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Higher Fares For Taxis as New York City Congestion Pricing Goes Into Effect

Beginning at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, fares for some New York City taxis and ride shares became more expensive. New York rolled out its first phase of congestion pricing, a controversial new policy that taxes for-hire vehicles in order to fund the city’s mass transit system. For now, Ubers, Lyfts and other car services driving south of 96th Street in Manhattan will see $2.75 surcharge and yellow cabs will cost an extra $2.50.

Picture of the Day

Car Menorahs have become the norm, and even a fad. There are different styles and configurations, different materials and sizes. Now they are not only found on private vehicles, but a viral photo shows that even the New York Police Department has adopted the car Menorah.