This is part of a story as told by Michael Gartner, now in his early 80s and former president of NBC News.

There’s almost nothing good coming from the COVID-19 coronavirus, but there could be one potential positive thing – we should have fewer automobile fatalities. With schools and colleges closed, restaurants limited to takeout only, public gatherings limited to a handful of people, all major s…

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) crash testing has led to lifesaving improvement in occupant protection since it was introduced in 2003. The program has been so successful that the side ratings for current models are no longer helping consumers distinguish among vehicles o…

On Friday, Feb. 7, there was a major snowstorm in much of upstate New York, with Franklin County getting around 15-20 inches. Most of that Friday saw intense snowfall, with accumulating snow on our roads despite constant plowing by the various highway departments.

Last week’s article touted the safety benefits of roundabouts versus traditional intersection traffic controls such as stop signs and traffic signal lights. Today’s article is based on information found in the Jan. 12 edition of The Villages Daily Sun newspaper, and discusses roundabouts in …

I have written at least a half-dozen of these articles touting the benefits of roundabouts, especially the safety factor. Still, in the five-county area (Lewis, Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Franklin, and Clinton) of New York State Department of Transporation Region 7, which has a population of 3…