Google Now Testing Car That May One Day Come Without Steering WheelThe cartoon-like cars were the stuff of dreams years ago, but are now a reality on Mountain View’s suburban streets.
California Releases Report On 6 Self-Driving Car Accidents, Most Were In Self-Driving ModeIt'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.
Where You’re Most Likely To Get Hit On Your Bike In San FranciscoHeads-up bike lovers, one company’s data project reveals the most dangerous neighborhood to ride a bike in San Francisco is…
Expect More Surveillance Cameras On Muni Buses To Capture Close CallsAfter they have been proven to cut down on close calls, Muni is planning to install even more surveillance cameras on buses.
San Francisco Considers Lowering Speed Limit To 20 Miles Per Hour In Some AreasA 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.
Guns Are Now More Likely To Kill Americans Than Car AccidentsAmericans are more likely to die from guns than cars, according to data gathered by the Centers for Disease Control.
Studies Find Hands-Free Systems Making Distracted Driving Problems WorseJust 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.
Lane Changes May Cause Accidents During Last Phase Of Presidio Parkway RoadworkMajor roadwork begins Saturday night just south of the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza and some fear it may cause accidents.
Mayor Lee Signs $500 Million Bond For Transportation Improvements In San FranciscoSan 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.
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.
Separate Concord Crashes Caused By Drivers Running Red Lights Blocks ApartTwo 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.
Study: Self-Driving Cars Would Eliminate Majority Of Traffic Deaths, CongestionIn some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don't drink and then climb behind the wheel.