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San Jose garbage truck. (CBS)

San Jose To Study License Plate Readers On Garbage Trucks

The plan proposed by Mayor Sam Liccardo and councilmen Johnny Khamis and Raul Peralez would help the city’s Police Department track down stolen vehicles and warrants.

08/20/2015

A garbage truck dumping trash at a dump in Woodland. (CBS)

Sacramento-Area Man Escapes Crushing Death While Trapped Inside Garbage Truck

Firefighters are calling it a miracle: A Sacramento-area man became stuck in the back of a garbage truck for hours, while it’s compacting trash, and survives.

01/16/2015

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San Francisco City Worker Killed By Public Works Garbage Truck In Bayview District

A man who was fatally struck by a garbage truck while on a work crew for San Francisco’s Human Services Agency in the city’s Bayview District Thursday morning has been identified.

08/28/2014

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Garbage Truck Driver Trapped After Crashing Into Utility Pole In San Leandro

A garbage truck driver was trapped in the truck after crashing into a utility pole and bringing down power lines Monday morning in San Leandro

08/04/2014

Recology truck. (CBS)

Homeless Man Falls Asleep In San Francisco Dumpster, Nearly Gets Crushed In Recology Truck

A homeless man who fell asleep in a dumpster had to be rescued from being crushed after waking up inside a Recology cardboard recycling truck Tuesday morning.

07/22/2014

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Garbage Truck Runs Over, Kills Pedestrian In San Francisco

A elderly man was struck and killed by a garbage truck Friday morning in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood.

12/20/2013

A mangled bicycle lies on the ground at the intersection of 16th St. and South Van Ness Ave. in San Francisco following a fatal crash with a garbage truck, May 23, 2013. (CBS)

Bicyclist Killed By Garbage Truck In SF Identified As Clayton Resident

A bicyclist who was fatally struck by a garbage truck in San Francisco’s Mission District on Thursday morning has been identified by the medical examiner’s office as 21-year-old Clayton resident Dylan Mitchell.

05/24/2013

A mangled bicycle lies on the ground at the intersection of 16th St. and South Van Ness Ave. in San Francisco following a fatal crash with a garbage truck, May 23, 2013. (CBS)

Bicyclist Hit, Killed By Garbage Truck In San Francisco

A man riding his bike in San Francisco’s Mission District died Thursday after colliding with a garbage truck.

05/23/2013

A Recology garbage truck at the scene of a pedestrian accident on the corner of Broadway and Embarcadero in San Francisco, March 27, 2013. (CBS)

Garbage Truck Hits Pedestrians In San Francisco Crosswalk

Two people, including a young girl, were injured Wednesday morning after being struck a garbage truck along San Francisco’s waterfront, police said.

03/27/2013

Garbage Truck. (CBS)

Runaway Garbage Truck Slams Into Novato Gym During Morning Workout

Two women escaped injury when a garbage truck crashed into a parked car, pushing both vehicles into a Curves gym in southern Novato Monday morning, a fire department deputy chief said.

08/13/2012

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