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  • Important information about BMW Golf Championship transportation

    CARMEL, Ind.-  Drivers are getting ready for a busy week in Carmel as 150,000 spectators arrive to attend the BMW Golf Championship at Crooked Stick Golf Course. “We have a parking and transportation plan we’ve been working on for a couple years now,” said Tournament Director Vince Pellegrino. Weather permitting, spectators will need to park about 4 miles away from the course. “Tuesday through Friday we’re going to park at 146th St and Towne. That’s for all the general spectators and […]

  • Dangerous Highways: Central Indiana drivers seen driving recklessly around semi trucks

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– According to the American Trucking Association (ATA), in 60 percent of crashes involving a semi and a four-wheel vehicle, the semi driver is not at fault. “I’ve seen some accidents that those people aren’t going to be there again, that’s the end of their life that day.  And when they got in the car that morning that’s the last thing they thought was going to happen to them,” said ATA Road Team Captain Chad Miller. Miller says the […]

  • Heavy duty hazards: Dangerous semis put Indiana drivers at risk

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 8, 2016) – Heavy duty hazards are plaguing Indiana’s roads.  State troopers we talked to estimate one in eight commercial trucks they pull over shouldn’t be on the road. CBS4 rode along with the Indiana State Police Commercial Vehicle Division to find out why so many trucks are too dangerous to be on our interstates.  Troopers say the two deadliest problems are distracted driving, and trucks with an insecure load. “When you make mistakes with a passenger vehicle, […]

  • Whitestown Police help curb Amazon holiday traffic

    WHITESTOWN (November 23, 2015) – The start of holiday shopping means the start of a traffic nightmare in Whitestown. That’s where Amazon has about 5,000 employees right now, in an area where only 5,500 people live. “Twice as many cars during those peak hours, maybe a little more.  It’s probably an addition for 15, 20 maybe even 30 minutes sometimes to your commute,” said Whitestown Town Manager Dax Norton. Amazon is doubling up on employees for the holiday rush, so […]

  • Suspended drivers caught behind the wheel

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Nov. 17, 2015) – CBS4 spent 2 weeks investigating drivers blatantly breaking the law right outside of the Marion County Traffic Court. “You know, and I know everybody in here don’t got license. They done drove here while suspended and they driving away while suspended,” said one suspended driver we stopped coming out of court. We watched half a dozen drivers each day appear in court for driving on a suspended license, then walk right out to the parking […]

  • Devious drivers stealing handicapped parking spaces

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Oct. 1, 2015) – CBS4 received complaints from viewers about drivers parking in handicapped spots without placards, so we teamed up with Indianapolis police to crack down on the violators. “I happen to be handicapped. I recently had a major heart surgery and a terminal lung disease so when I see people parked illegally in a handicapped spot I find it to be extremely offensive and it’s a space that I could use. I had to park way out […]

  • How to find the cheapest Colts parking

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (September 21, 2015) – Parking is notoriously expensive for Colts games, but with a little planning ahead of time you can save a lot of money. “The game days are ridiculous. The traffic, and plus it’s like 20 dollars and up to park,” said Colts fan Candy Didion. There’s an app called Park Whiz that helps you find the cheapest parking, plus reserve your spot in advance.  You can download it on your phone, or use the website on your computer. The app is easy […]

  • Police: Slow down in Carmel school zones

    CARMEL, Ind. (August 27, 2015) – Carmel Police want drivers to know that warning time is over. School has been back in session for a couple weeks and police won’t take any more excuses for school zone speeding. “Warning time is almost over, it’s getting really close. It’s past the initial phase of going back to class, said Carmel Police Officer Scott Spillman. FOX59 met up with the traffic division to patrol the streets near Creekside Middle School. The most popular excuse […]

  • Finding solutions to fix the most dangerous intersection in Noblesville

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (Aug. 20, 2015) – State Road 37 is the most dangerous stretch of road for drivers through Noblesville. That’s according to crash data CBS4 obtained from the Noblesville Police Department dating back to 2012. “I think the thing they need to do is place police out there 24 hours a day. And when you get into people’s pocket books, now they pay attention,” said Dennis Zelhart. That theory seems to be working; Noblesville Police say they’ve stepped up patrols […]

  • State police warn drivers to move over for emergency vehicles

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (August 13, 2015) – Indiana State Police want to remind drivers how important it is to get out of the way for emergency vehicles. CBS4 was with Trooper Mike Meinczinger when he got a potentially lifesaving call, a medical transport needed to get to an IU hospital immediately. He couldn’t say what was inside the box, but troopers are known to transport everything from blood to organs. In Indiana the law says drivers must move right for an […]

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