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Brian Mazurowski
January 31, 2019 - 11:20 am
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) - Ever since Tuesday night, tractor-trailers have been banned from the Thruway between Rochester and the Pennsylvania line, but anyone who has ventured outside over the past couple of days can tell you not everyone is paying attention to the warnings. Now, the Governor is...
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Amherst, NY (WBEN) - The changing weather over the past few days haven't been a driver's best friend. That means it's been a busy week for the AAA. "Monday was triple the usual call volume, and yesterday was double the usual call volume," said Elizabeth Carey of the AAA. "We're comparing that with...
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August 30, 2018 - 7:17 am
CLARENCE, N.Y. (AP) - Service areas along the Thruway are holding road safety demonstrations. The demonstrations Thursday are designed to educate drivers about avoiding the "blind spots" around large commercial trucks. Rest stop visitors will be able climb into tractor trailers so they can judge...
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Richard Root
December 22, 2017 - 4:49 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Erie County Legislator Patrick Burke introduced legislation Thursday that would ban smoking in a car while a child was inside. Burke says he was inspired when he saw a woman smoking in a car with a toddler in the back seat. "I was just, kind of, aghast, as I think most people...
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Richard Root
December 05, 2017 - 6:25 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Salt trucks, no parking rule, rock the vehicle back and fourth. It's that time of year when you have to remember all of things we need to do to keep safe while driving in the winter. Especially during snow storms. The first thing to keep in mind is that we have those emergency...
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Tyler M. Melisz
Orchard Park Police
Richard Root
July 24, 2017 - 5:58 am
ORCHARD PARK, NY (WBEN) - A Blasdell man with 36 suspensions on his license is in more hot water after being found passed out in a stopped vehicle on Southwestern Boulevard Sunday evening. Orchard Park Police say 25-year-old Tyler Melisz they were called to the "Five Corners" intersection about 7:...
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