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.
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.
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.
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.
A Good Samaritan was seriously injured after being struck by two vehicles on the 101 Freeway overnight.
Caltrans will build a $10 million bridge spanning the 101 Freeway allowing mountain lions and other wild animals access across the busy roadway.
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.
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.
In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.
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.
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.
Some recent studies show drivers are more likely to crash on Fridays, and more specifically Friday the 13th.
“Is there a reason you were going so fast?,” said the officer.
As part of April’s “Distracted Driving Awareness Month” campaign, local law enforcement agencies will be conducting zero tolerance enforcement on distracted drivers.
The risk of death from automobile accidents among teenage drivers increases when other teens are in the car, a new study found.