Driver

An Uber car.

Homeless Man Acquitted Of Vandalism Charge After Throwing Skateboard At Uber Driver’s Windshield In SF

A homeless man was acquitted of all charges in a case involving an altercation late last year with an Uber driver. The jury said the man acted in self defense when he threw his skateboard into the car’s windshield.

02/23/2015

A fruit stand is destroyed after an alleged DUI driver careened into it in San Jose. (CBS)

Food Vendor Dies After San Jose Crash; Driver Arrested

A food vendor, who was struck by a car on Saturday, died Sunday and police have arrested the suspected driver, police said.

02/22/2015

An Uber car.

Trouble Getting An Uber Ride? Drivers Might Think You’re A Jerk

Uber customers can rate their drivers, but it turns out that drivers are also rating those customers, and that rating could get some riders blacklisted.

02/18/2015

taxi cabs,

Cab Driver Assaulted In Daly City After Man Refuses To Pay Fare

Police are looking for a man who assaulted a cab driver in Daly City early Sunday morning, sending him to the hospital.

02/17/2015

Uber Driver, Jewel Designer

Bay Area Uber Driver Pulling In Over $200K After Turning Car Into Rolling Showroom For Handmade Jewelry

A Bay Area Uber driver is earning a six-figure income after he turned his car into a mobile showroom for the jewelry he creates.

02/16/2015

Red light camera on the Millbrae Avenue / Highway 101 off-ramp in Millbrae. (CBS)

Number Of Red Light Camera Tickets Issued At Millbrae Intersection Jumps From 40 Per Month To 600

There’s nothing like a red light camera ticket that makes drivers angry.

02/09/2015

A San Francisco city worker was fatally struck by a trolley while she was crossing the street near City Hall on October 23, 2014. (CBS)

‘Distracted’ Tour Bus Drivers Could Be Silenced From Narrating In San Francisco

Tour bus drivers could be silenced to keep their focus on the road in San Francisco if a city supervisor has his way.

02/03/2015

An Uber car.

Uber Reportedly Hiring Robotics Team To Develop Driverless Cars

The blog Tech Crunch reports that Uber is hiring a team of Carnegie Mellon University robotics engineers to “kickstart autonomous taxi fleet development.”

02/02/2015

Police Investigation

Police Chase Stolen Car Out Of Hayward, Arrest Driver

Police arrested the driver of a vehicle reported stolen out of Hayward after a chase on Interstate Highway 880 Sunday morning, a Alameda County Sheriff’s official said.

01/18/2015

A bike lays in the street after a cyclist was hit, then robbed while he was unconscious. (CBS)

Cyclist Hit By Truck, Then Robbed While Lying Unconscious On West Oakland Street

Thieves stole a wallet from an unconscious cyclist in Oakland minutes after he was hit by a truck, police said Tuesday.

01/13/2015

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