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California To Study Powering The Grid With GridlockCalifornia wants to find out if piezoelectric crystals could be used to produce electricity from the energy created by vehicles driving on roads.
Google Self-Driving Car Involved In Mountain View CrashGoogle confirmed that one of the company's self-driving cars was involved in an accident Friday afternoon on city streets in Mountain View.
No Explosives Found In Suspicious Device At SF Bus StopA suspicious device similar to a press cooker in appearance discovered abandoned at a San Francisco bus stop, triggered a massive police response Thursday but was found to be harmless.
Dublin Teens Make Chilling Video For Anti-Drunk Driving CampaignA chilling look at the consequences of drunk driving as portrayed in a video made by a group of Dublin High School students is going to be included as part of a national ad campaign.
Feds To Announce Long-Awaited Guidelines For Self-Driving CarsObama administration officials are previewing long-awaited guidance that attempts to bring self-driving cars to the nation's roadways safely.
No Easy Solutions For The Bay Area’s Congested Roadways If you think your daily commute is getting worse, you’re right.
SF-Based Lyft Says Majority Of Its Rides Will Be In Self-Driving Cars By 2021Within five years, a majority of ride-hailing company Lyft's rides will be in self-driving cars, the company's co-founder and president predicted on Sunday.
Tesla Catches Fire In France Over Faulty Electrical ConnectionTesla says that a fire in one of its electric cars in France broke out because an electrical connection had not been tightened properly.
EPA: Chevrolet’s Tesla-Fighter To Go 238 Miles Per ChargeThe Chevrolet Bolt, General Motors' Tesla-fighting electric hatchback for the masses, will be able to go 238 miles (383 kilometers) on a single charge.
Accused Drunk Driver In Fatal I-680 Crash Involved In Alleged DUI Crash Weeks PriorA woman arrested in an alleged drunk driving crash in San Ramon that killed a three-year-old boy had been involved in another alleged DUI crash involving her own child just weeks before.
New Signs, Striping Aim To Improve Safety On Mount Diablo RoadsLooking to prevent accidents and confrontations between drivers and bicyclists, new striping and signs are in place on and along the narrow roadways up Mount Diablo.
Passengers Killed In Reno Small-Plane Crash IdentifiedAuthorities in Washoe County on Monday identified the three passengers killed Sunday night when their small plane bound for San Carlos crashed in the Tahoe International Airport parking lot.

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