Oakland Makes Road Safety Improvements In Area Of Fatal Hit-&-RunOakland's Department of Transportation has completed several traffic safety improvements at the site where a hit-and-run driver struck and killed a 45-year-old woman as she walked with her 4-year-old niece last month.
Oakland School Community Protests For Improved Street Safety After Deadly Hit-&-RunTeachers and families in an Oakland neighborhood took their grief to the streets by protesting Friday, three days after a woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver in a school zone.
State Launches Campaign To Prevent 'Stoned' DrivingWith the legalization of recreational marijuana less than a week away, California traffic safety officials unveiled a multi-media campaign Wednesday aimed at preventing "stoned" driving.
SF Mayor Steps Up Safety Efforts In Wake Of Bicyclist DeathsMayor Ed Lee issued an executive directive committing to accelerated safety improvements to the city's streets and bike network over the next nine months.
Consumer Reports Calls On Tesla To Dump Autopilot NameConsumer Reports magazine called on Palo Alto-based electric car maker Tesla Motors Thursday to change the name of its Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system.
Cyclists And Pedestrians Targeted In Petaluma Traffic Enforcement OperationPolice arrested a bicyclist on suspicion of violating the terms of his probation and cited 20 others during a pedestrian and bicycle enforcement operation in Petaluma Friday morning.
Growing Number Of Drivers Under Influence Of Marijuana Worrying Bay Area Traffic OfficialsCases 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.
Pedestrian Safety Highlights Mission’s Cesar Chavez Street Project 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 Pledges To Boost Traffic Safety After Deadly CrashesSan 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 Recognized For Cracking Down On Drunk Drivers 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.
Survey: Distracted Driving Irks California Motorists The MostTalking or texting behind the wheel tops the list of things that bug motorists the most, followed by speeding and aggression.
Heat Leading To More Bay Area Motorcycle Accidents?The unusually warm September weather has more and more commuters taking their motorcycles to work.