The U.S.’s decline started with little things that people got used to. Americans drove past empty construction sites and didn’t even think about why the workers weren’t working, then wondered why roads and buildings took so long to finish. They got used to avoiding hospitals because of the u…

Traffic experts know that it isn’t just speed that causes crashes but rather the difference in speed between two vehicles. In Franklin County, two contributors to speed differential are agriculture operations (farms) and Amish families. Both operate slow-moving vehicles on our local highways…

Bicycles with electric assist (“e-bikes”) are now allowed in New York state under Vehicle and Traffic Law (VTL), effective April 3. A new VTL section 102-c has been added to define e-bikes as a bicycle which is no more than 36 inches wide, has an electric motor of less than 750 watts, is equ…

I recently had an email from a farm family that asked for clarification on whether Utility Task Vehicles (UTVs), also known as Cargo All-Terrain Vehicles (CATV), could be operated on a town road if used exclusively for farm purposes. The last time I addressed the issue of UTVs was in Novembe…