Just because you can talk to your car doesn’t mean you should. Two new studies have found that voice-activated smartphones and dashboard infotainment systems may be making the distracted-driving problem worse instead of better.
The tool detects the radio frequencies that emit from a vehicle when someone inside is using a cellphone, according to the Virginain-Pilot newspaper. It’s not clear how the operator will be able to distinguish between a driver and a passenger in that same car texting.
New technology could make it easier to find a parking space in Palo Alto with an idea to give drivers information about open spaces in city garages.
A Bay Area start-up is offering a way to eliminate distracted driving while enabling access to technology.
Levi’s Stadium was designed with mass transit in mind, and the 49ers are banking on heavy use of public transit on game days.
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission believes that with these traffic reporting technologies, it will be possible to squeeze another 20 percent efficiency out of Bay Area freeways.
The family of a man killed in a crash is trying to forgive a daredevil driver with a history of reckless driving.
A 19-year-old South San Francisco man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol following a head-on collision near Junipero Serra County Park in San Bruno early Sunday morning, police said.
San Francisco will consider lowering speed limits on city streets to as low as 20 miles an hour in some cases to achieve its goal of ending pedestrian fatalities.
Few fans are as dedicated as the Dutch soccer enthusiast who drove almost 13,000 miles from San Francisco to Brazil to watch his team play in this year’s World Cup.