Cases of people driving with drugs in their system are on the rise in California, and state traffic safety officials said they are especially concerned about those who use marijuana, then get behind the wheel.
The Cesar Chavez Streetscape Project in San Francisco’s Mission highlights safety features for pedestrians, but also includes new bike lanes and a tree-lined median.
San Francisco city leaders and police officials pledged during a joint hearing at City Hall Thursday night to strengthen enforcement of traffic violations and work to prevent fatal collisions as more and more cars, bicycles and pedestrians make their way around the city.
San Francisco has been named the best jurisdiction in the state by the California Office of Traffic Safety when it comes to cracking down on drunk drivers. The speedy arrest in a recent hit and run case is an example of why San Francisco received that honor.
Talking or texting behind the wheel tops the list of things that bug motorists the most, followed by speeding and aggression.
The unusually warm September weather has more and more commuters taking their motorcycles to work.