Category: Traffic

Wayne County passes sales tax reduction on fuel, will coincide with state gas tax holiday

Wayne County passes sales tax reduction on fuel, will coincide with state gas tax holiday

The Wayne County Board of Supervisors recently approved a measure to help lower costs at the pump. The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to cut sales tax on fuel at their special meeting on Friday, April 29. “Currently, we charge 4% on ... MORE
Why is American’made gas the same

If Kwik Fill gas is ‘American-made,’ why aren’t the prices lower?

If Kwik-Fill gasoline is American-made, then why aren’t the prices lower? That’s the question local residents are asking after a recent commercial from the company states, “Kwik Fill gasoline is made right here in America. United Refining Company who operates Kwik Fill, ... MORE
Here’s some tips to help New York’s motorcyclists stay safe out on the road

Here’s some tips to help New York’s motorcyclists stay safe out on the road

Motorcyclists are out in full force as weather warms up. That means it’s time for a refresher on motorcycle safety to help avoid accidents when out on the road. Roughly 166 fatal motorcycle crashes occur every year in New York State, said ... MORE
New York State, News, Traffic
One hospitalized after van pulls in front of sedan at 414/Thruway intersection in Tyre

One hospitalized after van pulls in front of sedan at 414/Thruway intersection in Tyre

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office provided an update on the crash that happened at the intersection of State Route 414 and the New York State Thruway on-ramp in the town of Tyre. On Saturday around 9:45 p.m. deputies responded to the intersection ... MORE
News, Seneca County, Traffic, Tyre
5&20 temporarily shut down after RV crashes through utility pole, hitting two cars near shop

5&20 temporarily shut down after RV crashes through utility pole, hitting two cars near shop

Firefighters were called to a familiar address on Sunday for the report of a car into a pole. The call came in to 911 around 5:30 p.m. on April 24, according to the Waterloo Fire Department. Upon arrival they found a Class ... MORE
No injuries after rollover crash on Thruway in Seneca County

No injuries after rollover crash on Thruway in Seneca County

First responders from several districts were called to a crash along the New York State Thruway in Seneca County on Sunday. It was described as a rollover crash, involving one vehicle around mile marker 322, according to our partners at the Cayuga-Seneca ... MORE
NYS launches “No Empty Chair” campaign to encourage safe driving among teens

NYS launches “No Empty Chair” campaign to encourage safe driving among teens

The Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) has launched its 2022 “No Empty Chair” campaign to promote safe and responsible driving among teens. The campaign runs from Monday, April 25 through Friday, April 29. GTSC sponsors educational events and enforcement programs in partnership ... MORE
New Yorkers, book your Memorial Day travel plans

New York: Info that could help you save on Memorial Day travel plans

The American Automobile Association (AAA) says it’s time to book your Memorial Day travel plans if you haven’t done so yet. Travel booking data from AAA shows reservations for flights, hotels, rental cars and cruises are up 122% compared to last year, ... MORE
One airlifted from crash involving car, motorcycle in Auburn

One airlifted from crash involving car, motorcycle in Auburn

One person was airlifted from the scene of a serious two-vehicle crash in the city of Auburn on Sunday. According to our partners at the Cayuga-Seneca Fire Wire, Life Net was called to the crash, which involved a car and motorcycle on ... MORE
Love’s Travel Shops opens for business in Tyre

Love’s Travel Stops opens for business in Tyre

Love’s Travel Stops is open for business at its new location in Tyre off of NYS Thruway Exit 41. The latest Love’s location opened on Thursday, April 14, roughly a year after ground was broken for the project in spring 2021. The ... MORE
Mercy Flight called to serious, two car crash in Ontario County

Mercy Flight called to serious, two car crash in Ontario County

First responders were called to a serious two car crash in the Canandaigua area on Friday. Photos from the Seneca Castle Fire Department showed at least two vehicles heavily damaged from the collision. Reports indicate that the crash occurred along County Road ... MORE
Roads blocked off in downtown Rochester after debris falls from vacant building

Roads blocked off in downtown Rochester after debris falls from vacant building

Rochester fire and police blocked off two downtown streets on Thursday after debris fell from a vacant building onto the street. Portions of buckling siding panels on the former Hotel Richford slammed down onto the street early Thursday afternoon. The pieces that ... MORE
Box truck driver ran into NYSEG pole after brakes failed in effort to av

Box truck driver ran into NYSEG pole after brakes failed in effort to avoid hurting people

On April 20 around 4:14 p.m. the Ithaca Police Department and the Ithaca Fire Department responded to the area of 408 E. State St. for a box truck that ran into a NYSEG Pole. Upon arrival Officers shut down the area of ... MORE
Car crashes into Kinney Drugs in Seneca Falls

Car crashes into Kinney Drugs in Seneca Falls

Firefighters were called to Kinney Drugs in Seneca Falls after a car went through the building. Around 7 p.m. on Tuesday firefighters were called along with police and North Seneca Ambulance. The building suffered serious damage in the crash. The following photos ... MORE
Are masks required on public transit in New York?

Are masks required on public transit in New York?

Masks are still required on all public transit in New York State. The Rochester-area Regional Transit Service (RTS) announced they had lifted their mask requirement for all riders and employees on Tuesday, April 19. Now, it appears they have walked back that ... MORE
Deputies: Person drives through traffic circle in Victor causing temporary closure of Rt. 96

Deputies: Person drives through traffic circle in Victor causing temporary closure of Rt. 96

A relatively new traffic circle in Victor was shut down for a few minutes after a driver failed to negotiate it properly over the weekend. On April 15 around 9:15 p.m. Sam Mina, 70, of Rochester was traveling west on Route 96 ... MORE
New York’s gas tax suspension causes rift between consumers, climate activists

New York’s gas tax suspension divides consumers, climate activists

Climate activists have argued that New York State should discourage driving rather than lift the state sales tax on fuel. Governor Kathy Hochul’s plan to suspend state sales tax on gasoline through the rest of the year was approved with the passage ... MORE
New boat-washing station planned for state boat launch in Canandaigua

New boat-washing station to debut next month at state boat launch in Canandaigua

A new boat-washing station will debut at the state boat launch in Canandaigua this summer. The new washing station will utilize equipment on loan. Canandaigua officials aim to target invasive plants or animal species that might be attached to boats before boaters ... MORE