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Singing While Driving Can Lead To More Accidents Per Year, Study Finds

Singing While Driving Can Lead To More Accidents Per Year, Study Finds

Study shows that people find it hard to sing and drive at the same time. And let’s not even get started on how many people get into accidents while checking out members of the opposite sex…

08/28/2012

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Man Shot While Driving From Dumbarton Bridge In Menlo Park

A man was shot and wounded while driving from the Dumbarton Bridge in Menlo Park on Friday evening, Menlo Park police said.

05/26/2012

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Stanford Program Uses Incentives To Reduce Rush-Hour Traffic

With new fees and rising tolls, not to mention the traffic, driving in the Bay Area isn’t easy. But a new program aimed at reducing congestion is paying off for some drivers.

05/15/2012

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CHP Calls Distracted Teen Driving A Deadly Epidemic

It’s an alarming statistic given by Kathy Berstein of the National Safety Council: teen crashes are the number one killer of kids; more than disease, suicide and homicide.

04/30/2012

Bike Texting

California Proposal Would Create Fines For Calling, Texting On A Bike

A bill up for debate in the California Senate Transportation Committee would make bike riders subject to fines similar to those imposed on drivers who are caught using a mobile device behind the wheel.

04/24/2012

A power cable from a vehicle charging station is seen plugged into the side of a Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid August 25, 2010 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Electric Cars The Greenest In The Country

It turns out that location, location, location isn’t just important in real estate, according to a new study, it also plays an important role in determining how green your electric car really is.

04/17/2012

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ConsumerWatch: Save On Car Insurance Without Sacrificing Protection

Spending a few hours in front of your computer could save you some serious money on your car insurance bill. Defensive driving classes, long a staple of adult education programs, are now being offered on line for as little as $20.

04/10/2012

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5 Tips To Save Gas

Check out these tips from EcoMedia on how to save energy on the road, which in turn could help you spend less on gas.

03/23/2012

The bicycle that struck a pedestrian at The Embarcadero and Mission Street in San Francisco on July 15, 2011. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Elderly Advocates Upset Over Plea Deal In SF Fatal Bike Crash

Advocates for seniors and pedestrians have criticized the plea deal involving a bicyclist charged with fatally hitting a woman in a crosswalk near San Francisco’s Ferry building last year.

03/13/2012

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Study Finds California Cellphone Restrictions Saving Lives

A study from the University of California, Berkeley said a nearly 4-year-old ban on drivers using hand-held cellphones is saving lives.

03/05/2012

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