Safety

Cyclists lined up at a stop sign near Duboce Park. (CBS SF)

‘Wiggle Stop-In’ Cyclists Bring San Francisco Traffic To A Standstill Wednesday

A mass of bicyclists blocked traffic during the first-ever “wiggle stop-in” on the popular bike route in San Francisco’s Lower Haight and Duboce Triangle neighborhoods during the evening commute Wednesday to protest the Police Department’s enforcement of a law requiring cyclists to come to a full stop at stop signs.

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Bicyclists ride along Market Street on May 9, 2013 in San Francisco, California.   (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Cyclists To Protest Stopping At Stop Signs With ‘Stop-In’

A San Francisco bike group unhappy with a crackdown on cyclists who run stop signs is protesting the law by obeying it in critical mass style.

07/28/2015

Drone in Flight

California Bill Would Let Firefighters Destroy Drones Interfering With Public Safety

Anyone caught flying a drone over a fire or emergency scene could have it destroyed under a proposed bill.

07/21/2015

Google's self-driving car has a spinning sensor on the top. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

3 Google Employees Injured In Self-Driving Car Accident

This is the first reported injury accident involving the self-driving car.

07/17/2015

Oakland Athletics at O.Co Coliseum (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland A’s Season Ticketholder’s Lawsuit Seeks More Safety Netting At MLB Ballparks

An Oakland Athletics season ticket-holder asked a federal court Monday to protect fans from flying bats and balls by ordering Major League Baseball to extend the safety netting at its ballparks the entire length of the foul lines.

07/13/2015

California State Parks

4th Of July Safety At California State Parks During The Drought

The holiday weekend is expected to be a busy one for many California state parks, and officials are reminding people to be safe outdoors.

06/30/2015

Railroad crossing (Getty Images)

Google First Mapping Company To Add Railroad Crossing Alerts

The federal agency that oversees railroads has asked digital mapping companies to alert drivers as they approach track crossings in the hope that visual and audio cues will lead to greater awareness of potential dangers.

06/29/2015

Workers overlook the base of the Bay Bridge on May 18, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

More Cracks Found In Rods On New Bay Bridge, Integrity Of 400 Remaining Fasteners Called Into Question

Engineers say the rods may need to be repaired or replaced if the problem is found to be widespread.

06/24/2015

Allegiant Airlines. (CBS)

Allegiant Airline Pilots Say Company Cutting Too Many Corners At Cost Of Safety

Their slogan says “travel is our deal,” but pilots who fly for Allegiant Air say the company is cutting too many corners at the cost of safety.

06/22/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed 6 people. (CBS)

Experts: Berkeley Balcony Collapse ‘Shouldn’t Have Happened’

A construction & premises safety expert weighs in on the deadly Berkeley balcony collapse and the potential factors that could have contributed to the structure’s failure when at least 13 people plunged when it gave way.

06/16/2015

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