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San Francisco Drivers Rank 4th Most Courteous In Nation

San Francisco drivers rank among the most courteous in the nation.

05/13/2014

Screen images from Monkey Parking app. (Paolo Dobrowolny)

‘Monkey Parking’ App Lets San Francisco Drivers Desperate For Parking Pay Others For Their Space

San Francisco drivers have long been frustrated spending countless minutes trying to find a parking space, but a new app called ‘Parking Monkey’ allows drivers to buy a spot from someone who’s already in it.

05/06/2014

Cyclists ride along a new bike lane along a one-way portion of Polk St. in San Francisco, May 2, 2014. (CBS)

Specialized Contraflow Bike Lane Opens On San Francisco’s Polk Street For Safer Cycling

A new contraflow bike lane opened on Friday on a stretch of Polk Street in San Francisco, with a physical barrier protecting cyclists from the surrounding traffic.

05/02/2014

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Separate Concord Crashes Caused By Drivers Running Red Lights Blocks Apart

Two separate vehicle crashes occurred within a block of each other as a result of drivers running red lights in the vicinity of Galindo Street in downtown Concord Monday afternoon, a police lieutenant said.

04/14/2014

People were seen fleeing this crash scene into a bar at 17th Street and Telegraph Avenue in Oakland. (CBS)

Drivers Flee After Separate Car-Into-Building Incidents In Oakland, SF

Oakland and San Francisco police are looking for hit-and-run suspects that involved is separate incidents in which vehicles were driven into buildings in both cities early Monday morning, police said.

03/31/2014

Students in San Francisco being trained to be crossing guards on March 3, 2014. (Commodore Sloat Elementary School)

Parents Behave Better With Children As Crossing Guards, SF Schools Roll Out Kid Patrols

The new program, implemented Monday at Commodore Sloat Elementary School, comes following a rash of vehicle versus pedestrian collisions in San Francisco over the past year, several of which were fatal.

03/03/2014

Lines at the Port of Oakland. (CBS)

Port Of Oakland Truckers Vote To Strike

A group of Port of Oakland truck drivers pushing for better pay and other changes voted Friday to stop work at the port on Wednesday, officials said.

11/25/2013

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Sports Verdict: Should NASCAR Drivers Be Considered True Athletes?

In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?

11/21/2013

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Bay Bridge Closure May Sneak Up On Drivers

The five day closure of the Bay Bridge is set to start on Wednesday night at 8:00 p.m., but the California Highway Patrol is warning drivers who want to cross the span not to wait until the last minute.

08/28/2013

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California Bill Mandates 3-Foot Buffer Between Cars, Bicycles

The state Senate approved a bill on Monday that would require drivers to stay at least three feet away from bicyclists when they are passing in the same direction, despite Gov. Jerry Brown’s previous vetoes of similar legislation.

08/26/2013

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