Accidents

Google is building 100 prototypes of a car without steering wheels. (Source: Google)

Google Now Testing Car That May One Day Come Without Steering Wheel

The cartoon-like cars were the stuff of dreams years ago, but are now a reality on Mountain View’s suburban streets.

06/25/2015

Google's self-driving car has a spinning sensor on the top. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Releases Report On 6 Self-Driving Car Accidents, Most Were In Self-Driving Mode

It’s a reversal for the DMV, as the accident reports provide details about crashes involving self-driving cars that are being tested on public roads in California.

06/18/2015

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Where You’re Most Likely To Get Hit On Your Bike In San Francisco

Heads-up bike lovers, one company’s data project reveals the most dangerous neighborhood to ride a bike in San Francisco is…

04/02/2015

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Expect More Surveillance Cameras On Muni Buses To Capture Close Calls

After they have been proven to cut down on close calls, Muni is planning to install even more surveillance cameras on buses.

02/18/2015

(CBS)

San Francisco Considers Lowering Speed Limit To 20 Miles Per Hour In Some Areas

A new report by the Budget Analyst’s Office found that lower speed limits in London and New York City resulted in a corresponding reduction in collisions.

02/05/2015

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Guns Are Now More Likely To Kill Americans Than Car Accidents

Americans are more likely to die from guns than cars, according to data gathered by the Centers for Disease Control.

01/14/2015

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Studies Find Hands-Free Systems Making Distracted Driving Problems Worse

Just because you can talk to your car doesn’t mean you should. Two new studies have found that voice-activated smartphones and dashboard infotainment systems may be making the distracted-driving problem worse instead of better.

10/07/2014

The Presidio Parkway Project gets underway near the Golden Gate Bridge.

Lane Changes May Cause Accidents During Last Phase Of Presidio Parkway Roadwork

Major roadwork begins Saturday night just south of the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza and some fear it may cause accidents.

09/13/2014

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

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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

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