Driving

Red light camera on the Millbrae Avenue / Highway 101 off-ramp in Millbrae. (CBS)

Number Of Red Light Camera Tickets Issued At Millbrae Intersection Jumps From 40 Per Month To 600

There’s nothing like a red light camera ticket that makes drivers angry.

02/09/2015

A San Francisco city worker was fatally struck by a trolley while she was crossing the street near City Hall on October 23, 2014. (CBS)

‘Distracted’ Tour Bus Drivers Could Be Silenced From Narrating In San Francisco

Tour bus drivers could be silenced to keep their focus on the road in San Francisco if a city supervisor has his way.

02/03/2015

gas pump, gasoline

Falling Gas Tax Revenue Has California Lawmakers Considering Mileage Tax Plan

Falling gas prices have been a welcome relief for Bay Area drivers, but they pose a serious problem for state coffers.

01/25/2015

Traffic jam in the center of Moscow. (JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia Bans Gay Drivers To ‘Reduce Deaths From Traffic Accidents’

Decree Number 1604 gives officials the right to deny drivers licenses to people with certain “disorders.” The list includes everything from sexual preference and gender identity, to schizophrenia and pathological gambling.

01/08/2015

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

High-Wind Advisories Issued For Bay, San Mateo Bridges By CHP

High wind advisories remain in effect Thursday for the Bay Bridge and the San Mateo Bridge, according to California Highway Patrol officials.

12/25/2014

(CBS SF)

Sierra Nevada Blizzard Whips Up High-Winds, Snow In Tahoe Area

There’s a blizzard warning for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, but that hasn’t stopped people from trying to make it to the high country.

12/12/2014

A car arrives at the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

California DMV Expanding Hours To Meet Demand For Immigrants Seeking Driver’s Licenses

California’s Department of Motor Vehicles is expanding office hours as it prepares to issue an expected 1.4 million licenses to people in the country illegally.

11/12/2014

A man tries out Google Glass.

Google Glass Creates Dangerous Blind Spots, Could Be Dangerous For Driving Says Group Of UCSF Ophthalmologists

Ophthalmologists are warning Google Glass users to watch out for blind spots.

11/05/2014

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Studies Find Hands-Free Systems Making Distracted Driving Problems Worse

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.

10/07/2014

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

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