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Small Group Of Drivers To Blame For Bay Area Backups

Researchers are blaming a small group of motorists for the San Francisco area’s freeway traffic headaches.

01/08/2013

Taxis are parked near Union Square, San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Report Finds Sleeping Drivers, Bed Bugs Among SF Taxi Complaints

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – San Francisco recorded more than 1,700 complaints about poor taxi service from July 2011 to July 2012, including everything from drivers who smoke, speed, fall asleep, refuse fares and even taxis […]

01/02/2013

A walnut shipment is prepared at the Mariani Nut Company. (CBS)

California Growers Scammed Out Big Money Walnut Shipments

Red Bluff and Stockton thefts occurred when drivers arrived for scheduled pickups and presented all the right paperwork, including purchase orders, all of which turned out to be fake.

11/16/2012

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Bay Area Drivers 1st To Fill Up Tanks With Algae-Based Fuel

Drivers in the San Francisco Bay Area were the first in the nation to fill up their gas tanks with an algae-based biofuel.

11/14/2012

BMW Concept ActiveE photographed at the 2010 Washington Auto Show. (IFCAR/Wikimedia Commons)

BMW Launches Car-Sharing Service, Parking App In San Francisco

BMW is the latest car company to join San Francisco’s growing car-share market, as the luxury automaker is looking to jump to the head of the pack with energy and time saving components.

08/21/2012

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Bay Area Drivers Could Be Tracked By GPS, Taxed Per Mile Driven

Bay Area drivers could one day be tracked using a GPS-like device in their cars and taxed per miles driven – a scenario which is part of a proposed long-range study aimed at finding ways to reduce traffic and pollution, while also raising revenues.

07/18/2012

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San Jose Drivers Enjoy Dramatic Drop In Gas Prices

Believe it or not, wholesale gas prices on the West Coast are now among the lowest in the nation. That’s led to a dramatic drop in petrol prices in San Jose, in particular.

06/18/2012

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San Francisco Taxi Drivers To Pay Lower Credit Card Transaction Fees

The 5 percent processing fee has been lowered to 3.5 percent with taxi companies making up the difference.

06/06/2012

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San Francisco Doyle Drive Closure Could Cause Commuter Confusion

Caltrans is urging drivers to steer clear of the Golden Gate Bridge this weekend as the Doyle Drive approach to the bridge will be closed from Friday night to Monday morning.

04/25/2012

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San Francisco Woman Leads Fight For Rear-View Cameras In Cars

Within two years, all passenger vehicles sold in the United States could be required to have rear-view cameras to help drivers back up more safely.

02/28/2012

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