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.
Major roadwork begins Saturday night just south of the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza and some fear it may cause accidents.
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.
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.
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.
In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.
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.
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…
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.
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.