Accidents

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DMV Reveals Details Of Self-Driving Car Accidents

California state officials released reports Thursday detailing six accidents that involved self-driving car prototypes, reversing a policy that had shielded details of how the next-generation technology is performing during testing on public roads.

06/18/2015

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Transportation Officials Examine ‘Permanent Solution’ To Railroad Crossing Crashes

Hoping to adopt methods of increasing rail safety, transportation officials may look to create more distance between trains and cars by removing railroad crossings altogether.

02/25/2015

Dionne Warwick is flanked by her cousin Whitney Houston and Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, at a 2011 pre-Grammy gala. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images Entertainment)

Report: Whitney Houston Cousin Dionne Warwick Has Shower Accident

Houston drowned in a bathtub nearly three years ago. Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, is clinging to life after also being found unresponsive in a bathtub last Saturday.

02/06/2015

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Los Angeles Sees Rise In Bicyclist Hit-And-Runs

Hit-and-run collisions between cars and bicyclists have increased 42 percent between 2002 and 2012 in Los Angeles County despite an overall drop in hit-and-run accidents, according to a published report Saturday.

11/29/2014

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Good Samaritan In Serious Condition After Being Struck On 101 Freeway

A Good Samaritan was seriously injured after being struck by two vehicles on the 101 Freeway overnight.

08/17/2014

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Caltrans To Spend $10M On Bridge That Will Allow Mountain Lions To Cross 101 Freeway

Caltrans will build a $10 million bridge spanning the 101 Freeway allowing mountain lions and other wild animals access across the busy roadway.

07/26/2014

Heavy trucks will not be allowed on a stretch of road in Beverly Hills following deadly crashes that claimed the lives of two LAPD officers within weeks of each other. (credit: CBS)

Beverly Hills Institutes New Guidelines At Site Of 2 Crashes That Killed LAPD Officers

In the Trousdale Estates Area of Beverly Hills — traffic officers are now making sure heavy haul trucks don’t get on the street where the two officers were killed.

06/19/2014

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Safety Measures Discussed Following Several Traffic Accidents In Beverly Hills

Officials Thursday were discussing safety measures for the Trousdale area in Beverly Hills where multiple traffic accidents have taken place in the past three months killing two Los Angeles police officers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/15/2014

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Study: Self-Driving Cars Would Eliminate Majority Of Traffic Deaths, Congestion

In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.

10/24/2013

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LAPD Steps Up Patrols After String Of Deadly Traffic Accidents

Traffic officers with the LAPD were expected to be out in force in the San Fernando Valley Wednesday to target drivers and pedestrians following a recent string of deadly traffic accidents.

10/09/2013

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1,000-Acre Brush Fire Forces Evacuation At Camp Pendleton

Fierce winds stoked several small fires across Southern California on Saturday, forcing 260 residents and hospital patients to evacuate the Marine Corps’ Camp Pendleton causing a key freeway junction to shut down and damaging cars and homes.

10/05/2013

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Recent Studies Suggest Drivers Are More Likely To Crash On Friday The 13th

Some recent studies show drivers are more likely to crash on Fridays, and more specifically Friday the 13th.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/13/2013

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CHP Cracking Down On Speeders On I-15 Near Victorville

“Is there a reason you were going so fast?,” said the officer.

06/13/2013

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CHP, Local Agencies Crack Down On Distracted Drivers

As part of April’s “Distracted Driving Awareness Month” campaign, local law enforcement agencies will be conducting zero tolerance enforcement on distracted drivers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/01/2013

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Death For Teen Drivers Increases With Added Young Persons In Vehicle

The risk of death from automobile accidents among teenage drivers increases when other teens are in the car, a new study found.

05/08/2012

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