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AAA: Nationwide Gas Prices Exceeded $3 Per Gallon For 1000th Consecutive Day

The price of gasoline nationwide exceeded $3 per gallon for the 1000th consecutive day Tuesday, according to a report released by AAA.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/17/2013

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Number Of Women Arrested For DUI Has Doubled Over Past 30 Years

The number of women arrested for driving under the influence has more than doubled over the past 30 years, according to recent studies.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/12/2013

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Police Agencies, CHP Step Up DUI Enforcement Statewide

Hundreds of police agencies from the Southland and statewide were set Friday to take part in an extended crackdown on drunk driving.

08/16/2013

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Nearly 500 People Arrested For DUI During Holiday Weekend In LA County

Nearly 500 people were arrested for allegedly driving under the influence during the holiday weekend period that started Thursday and ended Saturday at 12:01 a.m., according to authorities.

07/07/2013

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Law Enforcement Agencies Out In Full Force For Long Holiday Weekend

Revelers beware – law enforcement officers will be out in force over the long holiday weekend, on the lookout for impaired drivers.

07/03/2013

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High Heels, Flip-Flops Could Put Drivers At Risk Behind The Wheel

A driver’s choice of footwear could put them at risk behind the wheel.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/27/2013

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AAA: Hands-Free Texting More Distracting Than Talking On Cellphone

Drivers using voice commands to send text messages and emails from behind the wheel is actually more distracting and dangerous than talking on a cellphone, according to a new AAA study.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/12/2013

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Motorcyclist In Custody After High Speed Chase Spanning Multiple Freeways

The California Highway Patrol is pursuing a motorcyclist reaching speeds of 80 mph westbound on the 210 Freeway.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/05/2013

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Experts Offer Tips On How To De-Stress During Mega Commutes

Mega commuters like many Los Angelenos are at an increased health risk because of the time they spend on the road.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/15/2013

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Calif. Bill Would Ban Teen Drivers From Hands-Free Texting

Drivers under age 18 would be banned from texting while driving even if they use hands-free devices under a cleanup bill approved by the state Senate.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/22/2013

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CHP Escorts Drivers Over Grapevine Section Of Interstate 5

The California Highway Patrol Friday evening began escorting drivers over the Grapevine section of Interstate 5.

02/08/2013

Actor Thomas Gibson arrives at the 14th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards With Presenting Sponsor Lacoste held at The Beverly Hilton hotel on February 21, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Actor Thomas Gibson Arrested Downtown On Suspicion Of DUI

Actor Thomas Gibson has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in downtown Los Angeles.

01/06/2013

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Former Laker Matt Barnes Pleads No Contest In 2 Misdemeanor Cases

Former Laker Matthew Barnes pleaded no contest Tuesday to misdemeanor charges of driving without a license and resisting arrest, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.

CBS Los Angeles–09/25/2012

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DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Gary At The Santa Monica Pier

“I actually inherited it from my grandfather. It was his car.” – Gary and his Mercedes-Benz

09/04/2012

Cars drive by a sign notifying of a new texting while driving law in California. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

It’s Now L-E-G-A-L To Hands-Free Text And Drive In California

Lawmakers in Sacramento just updated the rules to allow hands-free texting while driving.

07/13/2012

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