The state Senate was scheduled to vote Thursday on legislation that would require drivers to allow at least three feet of clearance when passing bicyclists from behind.
The Office of Traffic Safety is hoping technology will put an end to the dangerous practice of distracted driving.
More than 30,000 citations were issued statewide in April, part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
It’s an alarming statistic given by Kathy Berstein of the National Safety Council: teen crashes are the number one killer of kids; more than disease, suicide and homicide.
Since San Francisco police redoubled their efforts to make sure bicyclists obey traffic laws after a recent deadly crash between a cyclist and a pedestrian, some bikers feel the entire cycling community is being blamed for the dangerous mistakes of a few.
Federal accident investigators on Tuesday recommended all 50 states ban the use of cell phones and other electronic devices by all drivers except in emergencies.
April is Distracted Driver Awareness Month, as the CHP and local police agencies crack down on drivers who use handheld devices while driving.
The fourth segment of the self-anchored suspension tower was scheduled to be added to the Bay Bridge beginning Monday morning.
Talking or texting behind the wheel tops the list of things that bug motorists the most, followed by speeding and aggression.