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Pedestrians Usually Have Right Of Way

In virtually every state, it is the law that pedestrians have the right of way at a crosswalk, so motorists and bicyclists have to yield to pedestrians.

10/28/2013

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Study: Self-Driving Cars Would Eliminate Majority Of Traffic Deaths, Congestion

In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.

10/24/2013

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How To Improve Your Gas Mileage By Changing Your Behavior

Simple changes to driving behavior can significantly reduce individual carbon footprints and increase gas mileage efficiency.

10/15/2013

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3 On Your Side: Bankrate Car Cost Index

As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, drivers in the Delaware Valley are actually getting off cheap.

09/04/2013

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Study: Music May Affect Teen Driving

Fumbling with buttons while driving is linked to increased risk of crashes for teen drivers, but the kind of music they’re listening to may also be a factor.

09/03/2013

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Buckle Up Your Dog

New Jersey became one of the first states to ticket drivers up to $1000 for keeping unrestrained animals in the front seat of the car, on the driver’s lap, or even partially out the window.

08/12/2013

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The Safety Belt Defense

The safety belt defense isn’t when your weight watchers leader tells you to tighten your belt to avoid overeating. It’s a legal defense that could cost you a lot of extra dough.

08/06/2013

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Study: Majority Of American Teens Delay Getting A Driver’s License

The research, which was conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, shows that only 44 percent of teens had obtained a driver’s license within 12 months of the minimum age for licensing in their state.

08/01/2013

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New Jersey Law Toughens Penalties For Texting, Talking While Driving

New Jersey is stiffening the penalties for motorists who use handheld cellphones to talk or text.

06/27/2013

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3 On Your Side: Summer Road Trip Advice

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds that budgeting a little time before you head out could make for a much more pleasant journey.

06/17/2013

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Liability For A Borrowed Car

When a 6-year-old Pennsylvania girl wanted to visit her father in another town in the middle of the night, she grabbed her mom’s car keys and drove off, eventually hitting three parked cars and a pole. Who will pay?

03/25/2013

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Bill Toughens Penalties For Texting, Talking Drivers In New Jersey

Motorists who can’t put down their cellphones might face tougher penalties in New Jersey.

03/22/2013

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3 On Your Side: Out-Of-State Speeding Ticket Help

Getting a speeding ticket is bad enough, but getting one out-of-state can pose even more problems. On Tuesday, 3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan assists a local woman who got an unwelcome dose of southern hospitality.

02/12/2013

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3 On Your Side: Cold Weather Car Advice

Many drivers aren’t prepared for driving in the cold or snow, so 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has advice to prepare for the next round of weather.

01/24/2013

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A Valet’s Liability

You park your car at a garage with a valet, who crashes it. Who pays?

01/18/2013

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