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About The Bay: Learning From Distracted Driving The Hard Way

KCBS and CBS 5’s Mike Sugerman had to learn the hard way about the dangers of distracted driving. Luckily, no one was hurt.


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California Senate Bill Would Require More Space When Cars Pass Bicycles

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.


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CA Office Of Traffic Safety Looks At Technology To Stop Distracted Driving

The Office of Traffic Safety is hoping technology will put an end to the dangerous practice of distracted driving.


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Bay Area CHP Issues Almost 6,000 Distracted Driving Citations

More than 30,000 citations were issued statewide in April, part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.


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CHP Calls Distracted Teen Driving A Deadly Epidemic

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.


71-year-old Sutchi Hui was struck at the intersection of Market and Castro streets. (CBS)

SF Cyclists Say Deadly Crash Shouldn’t Define City’s Bike Community

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.


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Feds Say California Ban On Cell Phone Driving Should Be National

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.



Napa Police Cracking Down On Distracted Drivers

April is Distracted Driver Awareness Month, as the CHP and local police agencies crack down on drivers who use handheld devices while driving.


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Bay Bridge Tower Construction Soaring To New Heights

The fourth segment of the self-anchored suspension tower was scheduled to be added to the Bay Bridge beginning Monday morning.



Survey: Distracted Driving Irks California Motorists The Most

Talking or texting behind the wheel tops the list of things that bug motorists the most, followed by speeding and aggression.