Governor's Traffic Safety Committee

Traffic Safety Tips

 

leaf2School Buses are back on the roads!

Watch out for school buses and children. Please remember that you must stop if you are following or approaching a school bus with its red lights flashing. It's the law!

 

leaf1Will you be traveling in New York State?  Check these sites for construction areas and anticipated delays.

Remember, in road work zones fines are doubled.

 

leaf2Wet leaves can be as slippery as ice!

If it is rainy and wet, please watch for patches of wet leaves in the roadway.

 

leaf1Studded Snow Tires

Studded snow tires may be on your vehicle from October 16 through April 30.

 

leaf2Watch out for the little "ghouls and goblins" who are out trick-or-treating on Halloween.

This year Halloween falls on Tuesday.  Many trick-or-treaters will be out after dark. Also, many children will be wearing costumes or masks which may limit their vision.

 

leaf1Time to "fall back", not asleep!!

Sunday, November 5 is the day that the clocks are turned back one hour. That one hour change can have several effects:

 

leaf2After the time change

In the fall and winter, with nights coming early and fog often occurring, be sure to have your head lights on and follow at a safe distance.

 

leaf1During hunting season, deer will be trying to avoid hunters and may cross roadways.

Please see our page of tips for avoiding crashes with deer.

 

leaf2Getting your snowmobile ready for winter?

Snowmobile information is available at the Department of Motor Vehicles and the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

 

Wear your helmet when snowmobiling - it's the law!

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