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A study by Hunter College released Wednesday found that approximately 1 in 10 drivers blew through red lights at the intersections the survey monitored, reports the New York Daily News. Of the 3,259 motorists observed, 283 ran red lights. The study, carried out by Hunter’s sociology department, looked at 50 intersections throughout the city between […]

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On Saturday, a tractor trailer crashed into a Brooklyn wall, half a block away from where traffic safety activists were putting up a gigantic mural dedicated to 264 people who were killed in traffic accidents last year. None of the dozen or so Right of Way activists were injured, but the irony of the incident […]

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Mayor Bill de Blasio, a champion of progressive values with an agenda that embraces environmentally friendly initiatives, has been leading a double life: one in which he wastes fuel and pollutes the air with reckless abandon. The Brooklyn Paper reports that de Blasio travels 11 miles to work out at his favorite gym, the Park […]

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Here’s an absolutely insane video of a car riding on its front axle, tearing up the street beneath it, and leaving the scent of burning rubber and metal in its wake. It looks straight out of a Need for Speed blooper reel, but was shot on the streets of Newark and sent to ANIMAL by […]

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Last time Afroduck was in the news, he was making fun of a cop who tried to beat his record-setting 24-minute lap around the borough of Manhattan. That cop didn’t beat him, but it’s probably safe to say Afroduck (Adam Tang) isn’t laughing much today; he was just convicted of reckless driving and faces up […]

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Did you know that there are now clear plastic license plate covers that mask your plate numbers from electronic scanners? Yeah — but use them at your own risk, because in New York it’s illegal to obscure a license plate on a public road. NBCNewYork reports that some drivers are using products like the PhotoMaskCover, […]

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If you want to witness the awesome depth of human creativity, look no further than the Nicolas Cage meme: The Internet has been making fun of Nicolas Cage for about 10 years now, and it’s still every bit as entertaining as it was back in 2005. Enter this Redditor, who created an incredible Nicolas Cage […]

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The road and parking lot near Meadow Lake at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park has been taken over by speed racers, according to the peeved community and helpless police, reports DNAinfo. They’re riding around after dark, revving their engines, playing loud music and doing the “drift” which is “when a driver speeds up and oversteers their car, then lets […]

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In lieu of the exceedingly rare, but highly publicized death of a pedestrian killed by a cyclist, the New York Times dropped into Central Park this weekend with a radar gun in to to clock just how fast (or slow) bikes are moving. According to the paper of record, the “fastest cyclist…was moving at 23 […]

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In the past two months, two pedestrians in Central Park have been hit and killed by cyclists. The deaths of 75-year-old Irving Schachter and more recently, 58-year-old Jill Tarlov, are tragic accidents, but they’re also very rare occurrences. Yet a wave of overreaction by the NYPD and journalists is dominating the current narrative. Samuel D. […]

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