Drivers

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CHP Steps Up To The Nationwide ‘I-80 Challenge’

The California Highway Patrol, along with state patrols from coast to coast are stepping up for the challenge, but the question remains are drivers ready?

07/24/2013

A woman puts money into a parking meter in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco’s Parking Tickets Now Most Expensive In Country

Drivers who fail to heed the meters in San Francisco will now be hit with the priciest parking tickets in the country.

07/01/2013

A car drives in the carpool lane (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Extension Of California Green Sticker Program For HOV Lanes Moves Forward

State Senator Leland Yee’s bill would extend the green sticker program for low-emission vehicles.

04/04/2013

Phil Matier: Parking Meters Near AT&T Park Begin Later Hours, Higher Rates

Drivers parking near AT&T Park in San Francisco now have to feed their meter into the evening hours, the city’s Municipal Transportation Agency is reminder motorists.

03/05/2013

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Bay Area Workers Have Worst Commutes In Country

Workers in the San Francisco Bay Area suffer through commutes that are longer and cover greater distances than in any other major metro area in the country.

03/05/2013

Cars pass through the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Workers Test New Electronic Toll System On Golden Gate Bridge

Workers on the span have begun to test the new all-electronic tolling system Wednesday morning, in hopes of fully implementing it by late March.

01/30/2013

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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

Gas pump

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

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