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DOT Aims To Reduce Car Accidents Around Construction Sites

New York State officials said most accidents are caused by people driving too fast.

With road construction season here, New York state officials are promoting work zone safety. The state's Department of Transportation is teaming up with state police and construction workers to tell people to follow New York's Move Over Law.

NYC Traffic Accidents At An All-Time Low, But Deaths And Injuries Still Common

Although New York City’s traffic fatality rate is lower than the national average, traffic accidents are still a leading cause of injury and death in the five boroughs.

A new city report shows that more than half the victims of traffic accidents are pedestrians and that accidents primarily occur on major roadways, especially at intersections.