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Photo Credit: http://gothamist.com/2013/09/30/crash_investigation_hearing.php NYPD Assistant Commissioner, Legal Affairs, Susan Petito (far left); Deputy Chief, Transportation, John Cassidy; Inspector Paul Ciorra, Commanding Officer of the NYPD's Highway District (Gothamist)

Gothamist: Here’s Why Drivers Still Get Away With Murder In NYC

Six months after NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly promised substantive reforms in the way the department responds to and investigates crashes, the City Council’s Transportation and Public Safety Committees held a joint ...

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Photo Credit: http://gothamist.com/2013/08/24/cabbie_who_maimed_tourist_says_acci.php Via @TraceeCarrasco's Twitter

Gothamist: Tourist-Maiming Cabbie Holds Press Conference At Victim’s Hospital

The taxi driver who jumped a curb in Midtown this week—leading to a 23-year-old tourist losing her left leg—held a press conference outside his victim’s hospital yesterday, telling reporters he wasn’t at fault ...

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Photo Credit: http://gothamist.com/2013/08/21/councilmember_taxi_incident_prime_c.php "The scene of yesterday's incident, via Bradd Jaffy"

Gothamist: After Cabbie Maims Tourist, Councilman Demands Changes at NYPD

Gothamist interviewed Steve Vaccaro about whether criminal charges could be brought against a reckless cab driver.

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CBS 2 Investigation: Careless Drivers Get Away With Mayhem Despite New Laws

CBS 2 investigative reporter Tamara Leitner interviewed Steve Vaccaro about the "CBS 2 investigative reporter Tamara Leitner interviewed Steve Vaccaro about the "observed violation" rule, under which police generally will ...

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#BikeNYC Community History–A Panel Discussion

At a panel discussion of the history of cycling in New York City, Steve Vaccaro discussed the significance of Mathieu Lefevre's death and the movement it catalyzed to hold NYPD accountable for crash investigations.

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