Santa Rosa and Petaluma police cited 10 people for driving without a valid license or on a suspended license during a sting at the Sonoma County courthouse Tuesday.
The California Air Resources Board and the California Highway Patrol were both inspecting trucks at the Port of Oakland on Wednesday, as part of a month-long campaign to ensure compliance with California’s air pollution laws.
More than 30,000 citations were issued statewide in April, part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
The controversial San Francisco law has been enforced for six months, with mainly positive results.
Drivers in San Francisco seem to be getting more leeway from the laws as police dish out fewer tickets for moving violations.
A crowded summer for tourists and traffic in downtown San Francisco has caused a crackdown on tour buses that clog the streets.
Amtrak is suing a Nevada trucking company for negligence in the hiring of a driver who drove a semi-trailer truck into the side of a passenger train last week in a fiery crash that killed six and injured more than 20.
A judge handling the first lawsuit in a deadly Amtrak crash in Nevada issued a protective order Wednesday prohibiting the destruction or disposal of any evidence tied to last week’s fiery collision.
Robert Hill’s mind keeps returning to one image from the smoke-filled Amtrak passenger car: the elderly woman he tried, again and again, to coax down from the upper deck after he escaped the burning train.
Investigators struggled to piece together how a truck driver who plowed into an Emeryville-bound Amtrak train in the Nevada desert failed to notice crossing gates and blinking lights.