The California Highway Patrol plans to deploy additional officers along Highway 50 from South Lake Tahoe through Sacramento this weekend in a crackdown on unsafe driving.
AAA said Tuesday that motorists in jurisdictions throughout California were slammed by rising gas prices since the Feb. 11 price survey. The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded statewide is now $3.91 a gallon, up 26 cents from last month. In Northern California, the average of $3.84 is likewise 26 cents higher than Februarys average price. Sacramento came in at $3.76 a gallon, up a whopping 32 cents from last month.
All westbound lanes of the Caldecott Tunnel will be closed to San Francisco Bay Area motorists traversing the roadway between Alameda and Contra Costa counties on Sunday morning.
San Francisco Bay Area officials have decided to increase tolls for drivers crossing the Golden Gate Bridge by $2 by 2018.
The Department of Transportation outlined several steps Friday aimed at improving the safety of crude oil in trains after a series of derailments sparked concern from state and local officials.
While new vehicle sales surged in California last year, the in-state used car market dipped. New data from the Sacramento-based California New Car Dealers Association shows that there were 3.24 million used vehicle registrations in the state in 2013, down about 6 percent from 3.45 million in 2012.
National gas price tracker GasBuddy.com is warning that gas prices, which have been relatively low and stable to start 2014, might be heading upward as spring draws near. The average retail price of gas in the Sacramento-area rose 4.4 cents per gallon over the past week.
/PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The legalization of recreational marijuana use in both Colorado and Washington has spurred several other states to question their positions on the substance—a movement that has even prompted the city council in Washington, D.C., to take a step toward decriminalizing marijuana amid a widening U.S. push to loosen sanctions against users of the drug (1). But despite the seemingly growing acceptance of marijuana use throughout the U.S., Novus Medical Detox, one of the only Florida-based detox centers serving high-dosage drug abuse patients, says that the substance is not only addictive but its use could also lead to several adverse consequences, as indicated by its role in the increasing number of fatal car crashes.