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Scene of a rear-end crash on Highway 12 in Santa Rosa that killed two women in the back seat of a Toyota Camry, March 15, 2014. (CBS)

Santa Rosa Distracted Driver Sentenced To Year In Jail For Crash That Killed 2; Could Be Released In December

A Rohnert Park man was sentenced Friday morning in Sonoma County Superior Court to a year in the county jail and three years probation for in a rear-end, distracted driving crash that killed two women in Santa Rosa in March.

09/19/2014

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

Apps are seen on Apple iPhone 5s January 22, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Brentwood Police Hold School Meeting On Sexting, Bullying After Middle School Girl Forced Into Sex Acts

Online bullying, kids’ access to websites and “sexting” are all topics to be covered by Brentwood police Thursday night at a meeting to remind parents that their kids’ online activity has real-world consequences.

04/03/2014

(source: High Gear Media)

California Authorities Cracking Down On Distracted Drivers This Month

The California Highway Patrol and law enforcement agencies throughout the state on Monday are kicking off a month-long crackdown on drivers who text or talk on the phone while behind the wheel.

04/01/2013

San Francisco Could Warn Drivers By Text Before Towing

The chances of having your car towed in San Francisco could be reduced under legislation proposed at the Board of Supervisors.

09/21/2011

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AT&T To Text Location Ads To San Francisco Subscribers

In a first for a wireless carrier, AT&T Inc. said Monday that it will use its phones’ location-sensing ability to target text ads with coupons and other offers to participating subscribers in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco.

CBS San Francisco–02/28/2011

Apple iPhone 4. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Court: California Cops Can Search Phones Without Warrant

The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that police do not need a warrant to search a cell phone carried by someone under arrest.

CBS San Francisco–01/04/2011

Santa Clara Unveils New Emergency Text Alerts

Santa Clara County is hoping local residents will sign up for its new text message mobile emergency alert system. The emergency messages wouldn’t just come over text though; they could also be delivered as an […]

07/08/2010

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