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Google's self-driving car has a spinning sensor on the top. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Releases Report On 6 Self-Driving Car Accidents, Most Were In Self-Driving Mode

It’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.

06/18/2015

An UBER application is shown as cars drive by in Washington, DC on March 25, 2015. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)

California Labor Commission Rules Uber Driver Is Employee, Not An Independent Contractor

The California Labor Commission has ruled that a driver for popular ride-hailing service Uber should be considered a company employee, not an independent contractor.

06/17/2015

A woman nearly crashed into San Francisco Bay after she says she ate a big lunch that put her to sleep behind the wheel. (CBS)q

Woman Nearly Drives Into San Francisco After Big Lunch Puts Her To Sleep Behind Wheel

A woman driving a BMW nearly drove her car into San Francisco Bay after eating a big lunch and falling asleep behind the wheel.

06/09/2015

A child is loaded onto an ambulance outside the Antioch Water Park, June 18, 2015. (CBS)

Excavation Truck Driver Killed In Glen Ellen Accident

The driver of an excavation truck died when the vehicle rolled on top of him on private property in the Glen Ellen area of Sonoma County Monday afternoon, a Sonoma County Fire and Emergency dispatcher said.

05/11/2015

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Man Claims Uber Driver Chased Him Down, Robbed Him On San Francisco’s Embarcadero

An Uber driver allegedly robbed his passenger early Saturday morning in San Francisco’s South Beach neighborhood.

04/27/2015

A woman puts money into a parking meter in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Goes Low-Tech To Warn Drivers Of Towing Rules At Metered Spaces

Parking in San Francisco can be confusing, and expensive if your car gets towed. So, the city is placing stickers on meters to make it easier for drivers to determine when it’s okay to park in certain spaces.

04/14/2015

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Homeless Santa Rosa Man Recovering After Running Into Traffic, Getting Hit By Car

Santa Rosa police have identified the pedestrian who was injured when he ran into a moving vehicle on Santa Rosa Avenue Sunday night as 50-year-old Dennis Anthony Rosa.

04/13/2015

Woman is hit and killed by a tour bus in front of San Francisco City Hall October 23, 2014. (CBS SF)

Jurisdiction Complicates San Francisco Supervisor’s Proposal For Driving & Narrating Tour Bus Law

San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim has co-authored a measure to require two employees be on tour buses so they aren’t driving and narrating at the same time.

03/27/2015

Gurminder Sekhon and Navjot Singh. (Source: Sunnyvale Police)

Taxi Driver Arrested Fired After Allegedly Raping Unconscious Woman In His Cab With Roommate

A taxi driver and his roommate allegedly raped an unconscious woman in the cab Sunday evening in Sunnyvale, according to the city’s Department of Public Safety.

03/25/2015

An Uber car.

Woman Claims UberX Driver Raped Her In Philadelphia

A Philadelphia woman has alleged that an UberX driver raped her after being picked up last month.

03/24/2015

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