Safety

(CBS SF)

Firefighters Dealing With Spike In Mud Rescues On Bay

Rescue teams on the peninsula are dealing with a spike in the number of people getting stuck on the Bay.

02/11/2015

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Uber To Offer ‘Panic Button’ To Improve Safety For Riders In India

Uber says it’s introducing two new safety features for riders in India in response to concerns about safety that followed a passenger reporting she had been raped by a driver.

02/06/2015

The marquee at the Elmwood-Rialto theater in Berkeley hasn't been changed in months because of safety violations. (CBS)

Berkeley Theater’s Marquee Unchanged For Months After CAL-OSHA Worker Walking By Spots Safety Violations

A Berkeley movie theater in business for a century is stuck between a rock and a hard place after a CAL-OSHA worker noticed a theater worker changing the marquee without approved safety measures.

02/04/2015

Picture taken on February 15, 2012 shows an employee of German luxury car maker Audi working on an Audi A4 car on the assembly line at the Audi plant in Neckarsulm, southwestern Germany. Audi is re-calling 850,000 A4s worldwide due to problems with the airbags is was learned on October 23, 2014. (THOMAS KIENZLE/AFP/Getty Images)

Safest Cars Ever? Not A Single Driver Died In These 9 Vehicle Models

Vehicles have never been this safe, so safe in fact that 9 types of vehicles including some SUVs had zero driver deaths during the years studied.

01/29/2015

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Recent Bomb Threats To Airlines Via Twitter Prompts Federal Investigation

If you saw a Twitter conversation-turned-threat between your airline and a user with ISIS referenced in their name hours before your flight, would you reconsider your travel plans?

01/26/2015

(Livermore PD)

An Easy Trick To Prevent Burglars From Manually Opening Your Garage Door

Police in Livermore have some unusual advice. If you have an automatic garage door, grab a zip tie.

01/02/2015

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New Year’s Mass Transit Guide

If you choose to get hammered on New Year’s Eve, rest assured you can get home safely for free via bus, train or light rail…

12/29/2014

An Uber car.

Uber Hit With Class-Action Lawsuit Over $1 ‘Safe Rides Fee’

The lawsuit alleges that Uber misrepresents its $1 “Safe Rides Fee” to customers, as well as the nature of its background checks and safety measures taken on behalf of riders.

12/26/2014

Google's new fully-functional self-driving prototype, revealed Monday. (Google)

Google Unwraps First Fully-Functional Driverless Car Expected To Hit NorCal Streets In 2015

Google unveiled the first real build of the company’s self-driving prototype Monday.

12/23/2014

(Photo Illustration by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Uber Pledges To Improve Driver Screenings In 2015 After Growing Safety Concerns

Taxi alternative Uber is responding to public concerns that its drivers are not adequately screened for past criminal convictions by promising to focus on rider safety.

12/17/2014

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