Should Traffic on Landing Avenue be Regulated?

Following a fatal motorcycle accident, some commenters suggest changes to traffic patterns on Landing Avenue.

After posting the story of , readers hit the comment section to share their throughts and pay respect to a neighbor.

Readers also shared their thoughts on traffic concerns on the roadway.

"This is such a dangerous corner, that I don't think a motorcycle or car would change the fact that this accident would of happen," wrote .

"Please petition the town to put a stop sign there," added reader .

Is there a need for traffic to be regulated on this roadway? If so, what should be done? Is this specific intersection an issue for motorists or is it all of Landing Avenue?

Please share your thoughts in the comments.

littleShamrock July 10, 2012 at 10:28 PM
I used to hear as a kid, "takes three deaths to get a stop sign." I always thought that was cruel but when I was in my accident years ago in a spot that is going to become a site for the new building proposal in Nesconset, as well as many others in years past, nothing has changed. WE HAVE TO PUSH THE ISSUE and I think too many spots need to be regulated and drivers have to be a little more respectful with their licences. Its a priveledge NOT a right to have one and this SIGNAGE should happen soon!
DaddyGuru July 10, 2012 at 11:22 PM
We cant base our traffic control on the low•est common denominator, or we would have a stop sign on every corner and a speed limet of 3 m.p.h. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/lowest+common+denominator
patch91666 July 11, 2012 at 10:33 AM
I live on Landing Avenue and I invite a patrol car to sit in my driveway for one hour in the morning and clock the speed of the drivers as they pass my house. I have seen cars in upwards of 50mph just between Edgewood Ave and the train crossing. Yes, this is a busy street (knew that when I bought the house), but until people are ticketed more on this stretch of road, more tragedies will occur.
Nicole R July 11, 2012 at 02:17 PM
A light should also be put at Rose and Landing. So sad. Thoughts and prayers for the family.
Angela July 11, 2012 at 05:20 PM
This accident ocurred on Oakside Drive and Landing, not Oakside Road and Landing. Although both intersections are dangerous, When coming from Oakside Drive making a left on Landing Ave, you cannot safely cross onto Landing Ave if cars are even slightly going over the speed limit. If i am correct, this tragedy ocurred when a southbound driver attempted to make a left turn onto Oakside Drive. Believe me you don't have enough reaction time to safely make that turn. Petition the town for a northbound stop sign near White Pine Court to help slow down drivers heading north on Landing Ave.
stephanie abbels July 11, 2012 at 06:11 PM
I live on the corner of Rose/Landing and there are car horns blaring all day and night. The fact is, people drive way too fast on Landing - if you actually drive the speed limit, people creep up on your tail like you're a snail! Something needs to be done about the speed limit and anyone who rides a bicycle on Landing has a death wish.
Sticks60 July 12, 2012 at 04:20 PM
I agree with all of the motor cycle drivers that LI has become to dangerous to drive a that type of vehicle. With no bumpers or air bags for protection driving a motor cycle requires not only 100% concentration from the cycle driver but 100% concentration from all of the motorests around them. Just that one mistake by anyone can end up with a fatality. Just driving on that stretch of road with all the trees I know it can take one'e mind of the task at hand, driving the car and then a tragedy like this happens.


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