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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 21:  Traffic backs up on Interstate 80 at the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge as the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) strike snarls the Monday morning commute on October 21, 2013  in Oakland California.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Scores 3rd Worst Commute In The U.S. With Drivers Wasting 58.5-Hours Yearly On Average

A robust economy that has drawn in scores of workers to the San Francisco area has also put more stress on highways and city streets, securing the region a third place spot on the list of worst commutes in the country.

04/21/2015

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‘Drug Breathalyzer’ Bill Would Help Police Bust Stoned Drivers In California

As cannabis advocates are lighting up to celebrate the unofficial national holiday of 4/20, a California lawmaker is reigniting a debate that would allow law enforcement to use new “drug breathalyzers” on people suspected of driving under the influence of marijuana and other drugs.

04/20/2015

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

The Presidio Parkway Project gets underway near the Golden Gate Bridge.

$1B Presidio Parkway Project Nearly Complete, But Not Before Final 3-Day Closure

A six-year, $1 billion construction project at the north end of San Francisco will finally unleash traffic going to and from the Golden Gate Bridge along Doyle Drive, but not without one more major road closure and detour.

04/14/2015

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)

San Francisco Tour Bus Drivers Forced To Decide Between Driving, Narrating After New Rule Passes

An ordinance prohibiting tour bus drivers from narrating while driving in San Francisco was unanimously approved by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday, less than six months after a city hall employee was fatally struck by a tour bus outside City Hall.

04/07/2015

An Uber car.

Uber Buys San Jose-Based deCarta Navigation Technology

Uber Technologies is buying digital mapping specialist deCarta in a deal that may help the rapidly growing ride-hailing service lessen its dependence on navigation services supplied by Google and Apple.

03/04/2015

An Uber car.

Uber Database Breach Leaks 50,000 Drivers’ Names, License Numbers

Uber says a database containing the names and drivers’ license numbers of 50,000 of its drivers was breached in May.

02/27/2015

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

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San Francisco Considers Lowering Speed Limit To 20 Miles Per Hour In Some Areas

A new report by the Budget Analyst’s Office found that lower speed limits in London and New York City resulted in a corresponding reduction in collisions.

02/05/2015

Picture taken on February 15, 2012 shows an employee of German luxury car maker Audi working on an Audi A4 car on the assembly line at the Audi plant in Neckarsulm, southwestern Germany. Audi is re-calling 850,000 A4s worldwide due to problems with the airbags is was learned on October 23, 2014. (THOMAS KIENZLE/AFP/Getty Images)

Safest Cars Ever? Not A Single Driver Died In These 9 Vehicle Models

Vehicles have never been this safe, so safe in fact that 9 types of vehicles including some SUVs had zero driver deaths during the years studied.

01/29/2015

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