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LA County DA Cracks Down On Rideshare Companies

District Attorney’s offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco have sent letters to popular rideshare companies requesting to discuss safe and legal practices, officials said Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2014

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California Sets Ride-Sharing Insurance Standards

Drivers providing services for ride-sharing companies such as Lyft and Uber would have to carry a minimum level of insurance under a compromise the state Senate approved Wednesday.

08/27/2014

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O.C. Drivers Warned Of Alleged Police Impersonator

Authorities on Friday issued a warning to Orange County drivers after a man pulled over at least one person while allegedly impersonating an officer.

08/16/2014

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Uber Drivers Protest Company’s Business Practices Outside Santa Monica Office

Drivers for the popular ride-share app Uber Tuesday protested the company’s business practices.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/24/2014

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Laguna Residents Worried About Plan To Increase Speed Limits On PCH

Residents are worried about a state plan to increase the speed limits on six stretches of the Pacific Coast Highway in Laguna Beach.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/05/2014

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Traffic Snarled On The Westside As Israeli Prime Minister Continues Trip

Drivers on the Westside were experiencing heavier than usual traffic congestion Wednesday evening as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continued his visit to California.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/05/2014

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Gas Prices Back On The Climb As Refineries Prepare For Rising Temperatures

AAA says the average price of a gallon of gas now tops $3.93 in L.A. County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/03/2014

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Court Rules California Drivers Can Read Cell Phone Maps

Drivers in California can legally read a map on their hand-held cellphones while behind the wheel, a state appeals court ruled Thursday.

02/27/2014

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Authorities Warn New Year’s Eve Revelers Not To Drive Impaired

Law enforcement agencies across the Southland have issued a warning Tuesday for drivers who insist on driving impaired on New Year’s Eve.

12/31/2013

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Sports Verdict: Should NASCAR Drivers Be Considered True Athletes?

In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?

11/21/2013

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Chief Beck Does Turnaround On Controversial Impound Policy

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has made a turnaround in regards to Special Order 7.

09/28/2013

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City Councilman Buscaino Proposes ‘Standing Reward’ Motion For Hit-And-Run Crimes

City Councilman Joe Buscaino proposed Thursday offering standing monetary rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction of drivers who flee the scene of an accident.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/27/2013

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Drivers Must Provide Bikers With 3-Foot Buffer

Drivers will be required to stay at least three feet from passing bicyclists under a new law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2013

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New Law Requires Drivers To Stay 3 Feet Away When Passing Bicyclists

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday he has signed legislation requiring California drivers to stay at least 3 feet away when passing bicyclists.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/23/2013

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Calif. Adopts Car-Sharing Service Regulations

Web-based car-sharing companies will have to make sure drivers undergo training and criminal background checks and have commercial liability insurance under rules approved by California regulators.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/19/2013

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