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A French gendarme uses a radar gun to check the speed of passing cars during a traffic control (JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)

New Radar Gun May Soon Nail Texting Drivers

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.

09/17/2014

(CBS SF)

New Tech Making It Easier To Find Parking In Palo Alto

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.

08/19/2014

(CBS SF)

SF Start-Up Creates Portable Navigation Device To Eliminate Distracted Driving

A Bay Area start-up is offering a way to eliminate distracted driving while enabling access to technology.

08/07/2014

A VTA light rail train passes by the still under construction Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara (VTA)

Inside Levi’s Stadium: Options Abound For Getting There

Levi’s Stadium was designed with mass transit in mind, and the 49ers are banking on heavy use of public transit on game days.

07/25/2014

Bay Area traffic jam (Photo by Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

MTC Uses High-Tech Traffic Reporting To Decongest Bay Area Freeways

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.

07/25/2014

Nicholas Obenchain. (Source: Obenchain Family)

Family Of Man Killed In Oakland Corvette Crash Trying To Forgive Daredevil Driver

The family of a man killed in a crash is trying to forgive a daredevil driver with a history of reckless driving.

07/22/2014

(CBS)

Teenager Arrested On Suspicion Of Drunk Driving After Head-On Crash In San Bruno

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.

06/29/2014

A woman was struck by a Lyft ridesharing car in San Francisco's Nob Hill on January 17, 2014. (CBS)

San Francisco Examines Potential Speed Limit Reductions To Achieve Ending Pedestrian Fatalities

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.

06/25/2014

Dutch soccer fan drove from San Francisco to Brazil to watch his team play in the World Cup June 13

Dutch Soccer Fanatic Drives From San Francisco To Brazil For World Cup

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.

06/11/2014

(CBS)

2 Arrested In Separate Sonoma County DUI Incidents

Two people suspected of driving under the influence were arrested in separate incidents in Sonoma County last weekend, a California Highway Patrol officer said Monday.

06/03/2014

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