car accidents http://wrvo.org en Thruway will offer more places to pull over and text http://wrvo.org/post/thruway-will-offer-more-places-pull-over-and-text <p>Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state Thruway will offer more places to pull over and answer text messages or make cell phone calls, in an effort to prevent texting while driving incidents.<br><br>The New York state Thruway will now have 91 official sites designated as texting and calling areas, to reduce texting while driving. The governor, speaking at the New Baltimore rest stop on the Thruway just south of Albany, says statistics show distracted driving has now become more deadly than drunk driving. He says one out of five accidents today are attributed to distracted driving.<br> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:49:10 +0000 Karen DeWitt 44619 at http://wrvo.org Thruway will offer more places to pull over and text More deer & cars colliding in Madison County http://wrvo.org/post/more-deer-cars-colliding-madison-county <p>There's been a dramatic increase in the number of car deer collisions in Madison County this year, and authorities there are urging motorists to keep an eye out for the animals. Mon, 10 Dec 2012 11:20:56 +0000 Ellen Abbott 30306 at http://wrvo.org More deer & cars colliding in Madison County Yellow Dot program will give first responders the upper hand http://wrvo.org/post/yellow-dot-program-will-give-first-responders-upper-hand <p>Last month, Oneida, Madison and Herkimer Counties joined an effort to prevent deaths from automobile accidents. The Yellow Dot program is designed to give medical professionals information they need if you can&#39;t.</p><p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 18:14:36 +0000 Adam Wolfe 21990 at http://wrvo.org