In a state which has some of the most congested roadways in the country; the longest worker commute by road in the country; and millions of interstate and intra-state road visitors, common sense rules of the road in New York are just as important as the laws and legal limitations.

To help promote some common sense rules of the road for people driving in New York the state has a great graphical interface coupled with a neatly designed web site to help illustrate some hazards they might encounter behind the wheel called “Traffic Safety Tips”.

Among the points they make on the web page are how to deal with a vehicle in front of has rear lights blinking in random patterns. The site tries to help drivers determine what is happening on the road around them, both from a legal point of view regarding driving laws and from a common sense point of view.

The site is full of helpful reminders, like ‘it’s better to yield the right of way to someone else than risk a vehicle collision.’ It also quotes various state driving laws and provides links to the appropriate code so you can read exactly what the entire law stipulates with regard to certain situations.

If you are driving in New York regularly, or you are planning a road trip there, it might be a good idea to visit the ‘Traffic Safety Tips’ web site to get an idea of what it might be like and to be ready for whatever the New York roadway system throws at you.