kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Accidents

Cars drive drive along U.S. 101 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mayor Lee Signs $500 Million Bond For Transportation Improvements In San Francisco

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee signed a $500 million transportation infrastructure bond for the November ballot on Monday while also unveiling other initiatives for improving pedestrian safety in the city.

07/29/2014

googlecar.jpg

Will Self-Driving Cars Reduce Accidents, Lead To Lower Insurance Rates?

Self-driving cars are a fairly common sight around Google’s headquarters in Silicon Valley, but where insurance rates will go when driverless cars hit the road is still very much a mystery.

06/02/2014

traffic light, signal, stop

Separate Concord Crashes Caused By Drivers Running Red Lights Blocks Apart

Two separate vehicle crashes occurred within a block of each other as a result of drivers running red lights in the vicinity of Galindo Street in downtown Concord Monday afternoon, a police lieutenant said.

04/14/2014

(credit: Thinkstock)

Study: Self-Driving Cars Would Eliminate Majority Of Traffic Deaths, Congestion

In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.

10/24/2013

A red light camera at an intersection. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Hayward To Get Rid Of Red Light Cameras

The city council voted on Tuesday night to get rid of the devices immediately, rather than wait for the contract with a vendor to expire.

03/06/2013

Singing While Driving Can Lead To More Accidents Per Year, Study Finds

Singing While Driving Can Lead To More Accidents Per Year, Study Finds

Study shows that people find it hard to sing and drive at the same time. And let’s not even get started on how many people get into accidents while checking out members of the opposite sex…

08/28/2012

Police Sirens

Survey Finds DUI Fatalities Down In California

The survey by the California DMV, which looked at the years 2000-2010, found a sharp drop in DUI-related fatalities, and an overall increase in arrests.

05/20/2012

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS In Depth: The San Francisco DA’s Office

An interview with San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon on a number of different high profile cases he and his office are currently working on.

04/22/2012

(CBS)

San Jose Sees Record Number Of Pedestrian Deaths

San Jose has seen a record number of pedestrian fatalities this year. There have been 20 in 2011, compared with just seven last year.

12/21/2011

crash, accident, generic

Fatal Traffic Accidents On The Rise In South Santa Clara County

A man driving a motor home in South Santa Clara County has become the eleventh traffic fatality in the area within the past two weeks.

11/22/2011

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 53,874 other followers