The 5 percent processing fee has been lowered to 3.5 percent with taxi companies making up the difference.
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.
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.
The new law, which was approved by the Berkeley City Council last month, would allow bicyclists to take drivers to civil court for threats and injuries.
San Francisco drivers are being reminded to slow down while driving through the city during this holiday season, a time when more pedestrians take to the streets.
Operation Safe Passage, which occurs three times a year, allows law enforcement officials to promote safety near school zones for both drivers and pedestrians.
A new resolution introduced at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday urges more limits on private vehicles on Market Street. Board president and mayoral candidate David Chiu told the board that he ultimately wants Market Street to be a car-free zone.
San Jose police are looking for pedestrians and motorists who grabbed bags of marijuana that spilled onto the road from a truck that crashed.
Budget delays in the California legislature this summer kept the state from sending out the Department of Motor Vehicles registration renewal notices on time, leaving many confused about the potential for big fines.
An added auxiliary lane from Marsh Road to University Avenue is expected to cut peak time commute.