Gothamist: “Video: Flushing Ave Bike Lane Perfect Place To Park Your Truck Convoy”

Since it first crawled out of the primordial ooze by the Brooklyn Navy Yard, the bike lane on Flushing Avenue has proven irresistible to truck drivers looking for a spot to chill….[T]his stretch of Flushing has become so popular with idling truck drivers that the DOT really ought to just paint over the bike lane […]


Gothamist: “$250 Fine For SUV Driver Who Deliberately Plowed Into Cyclist During Road Rage Incident”

If you want to use your car as a weapon in Manhattan, you just need to pay a $250 fine. The Manhattan DA’s office made a last-minute decision not to go to trial an SUV driver who was witnessed ramming his vehicle into a cyclist during a road rage incident last year. 33-year-old Jose Henriquez, […]


Bike Snob NYC: “Cycling Under Attack”

Bike Snob comments on District Attorney’s sweetheart plea deal for a motorist who intentionally struck a Vaccaro & White client. So how much would you pay to run a cyclist down with your SUV in the Most Bike-Friendly City In America? $1,500? $1,000? $500? Well, if you act now, you can run down the annoying […]


Streetsblog: “DA Cy Vance: $250 Fine for Motorist Accused of Deliberately Striking Cyclist”

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance dropped assault charges against a hit-and-run driver accused of intentionally ramming a cyclist with an SUV, allowing the defendant to plead guilty to leaving the scene and pay a small fine, according to court documents and the victim’s attorney, Steve Vaccaro. Vaccaro says the case was one of several handled […]


Streetsblog: “In a First, NYPD Precinct Officer Charges Driver Under New Right-of-Way Law”

Steve Vaccaro discusses the first known application of the Right of Way Law that he helped draft and enact, in the case of Vaccaro & White client struck by a reckless cab driver. The Law Office of Vaccaro & White is representing the victim in what may be the first case of a precinct-level charge […]