Traffic Troubles - New London, CT

Posted by Rick Uva on May 15, 2019 1:45:46 PM

Every town has its traffic trouble spots. On this episode of Traffic Troubles, The Next Street visited Officer Soccio with the New London Police Department. We talked about what some of the department's major concerns were when it came to traffic within New London and went to visit them. One thing to keep in mind about New London, which is something that happens to a lot of other smaller cities, is that the roads were built a long time ago. Meaning, when built, the growth of the city was not a major concern, so being able to handle so much traffic was not expected. Officer Soccio went over why these areas were concerning and how, and when, to avoid trouble in these areas.  

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Topics: tips, Safe driving, laws, speed limits, driver training, traffic, Connecticut, driver, summer, New London, Police, New London Police

CT Teen Driver Restrictions

Posted by Christine Rodriguez on May 23, 2016 4:30:00 PM

It's no secret that teen driver restrictions in Connecticut can get confusing. When can I drive? Who am I allowed to drive with? Is my brother allowed to ride with me? It is easy to forget the details, but unfortunately if you do, you can be in some trouble. Keep these restrictions in mind the next time you hit the road. 

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Topics: Safe driving, New Driver, New Driver Restrictions, safety, Driver's Ed, driving, Education, laws, driving laws

Strange Driving Laws From Around The World

Posted by Dave Becker on Dec 10, 2015 12:00:00 PM

We’re all familiar with the basic laws of driving. Drive on the right side of the road. Red means stop. You know, those kinds of things. But in some parts of the world, there are driving laws that aren’t so basic. Some of the laws are just, well… strange.

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Topics: driving, laws, driving laws

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