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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

“People are generally taken aback by the mint-like condition.”

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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Woman Accused Of Texting While Driving With Baby On Her Lap

Torrance police arrested a woman seen driving on the San Diego (405) Freeway with a baby in her lap, a cellphone in one hand and two unsecured children in the back seat.

04/04/2012

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5 Tips To Save Gas

Check out these tips from EcoMedia on how to save energy on the road, which in turn could help you spend less on gas.

03/23/2012

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CHP In Maximum Enforcement Mode For New Year’s

Several police agencies and the California Highway Patrol are expected to go into maximum enforcement mode this New Year’s Eve weekend.

12/30/2011

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CHP Reports DUI Arrests Up This Holiday Weekend

The California Highway Patrol reports that five people have been killed statewide on freeways this holiday weekend and officers have arrested 138 suspected drunken drivers in Los Angeles County, an increase of 55 arrests from the same period last year.

12/25/2011

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The Stupidest Solution to the Stupidest Problem in Recent Memory

In West Sussex — some place in England, it sounds like — a council of learned elders has come up with a solution to a pressing problem. It’s put safety barriers around a flock of six plastic sheep.

12/14/2011

“Baby really likes pretending like he's driving.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Erika At Carney’s Studio City

“We go to Disneyland a lot.” – Erika and her Toyota Rav4

10/24/2011

“It gets good gas mileage, so it’s good for long distance driving.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Nick At The Original Farmers Market

“It’s the most straightforward thing I’ve ever owned.” – Nick and his Toyota Corolla

10/17/2011

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