Tag: CALIFORNIA

California county says Tesla may not reopen vehicle factory, stifling Musk’s plans

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) “must not reopen” its vehicle factory in the San Francisco Bay area as local lockdown measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus remain in effect, the local county health department said on Friday.

Tesla Inc?s only U.S. vehicle factory is seen in Fremont, California, U.S., during the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), May 8, 2020. REUTERS/Nathan Frandino

The comments came after Tesla’s chief executive, Elon Musk, told employees Thursday evening that limited production would restart at the factory in Fremont, Tesla’s only U.S. vehicle factory, on Friday afternoon.

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday afternoon said that manufacturers in the state would be allowed to reopen. But Alameda County, where the factory is located, is scheduled to remain shut until the end of May.

A spokeswoman for the Alameda County Public Health Department in a statement referred to the county’s

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Reopening California: Here’s how commuting will change for drivers, public transportation when we go back to work

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Commuting as we know it in the Bay Are will never be the same as before. As restrictions for the Bay Area’s shelter-in-place begin to lift, transit agencies are looking ahead to the future of commuting.

RELATED: Gov. Newsom teases Phase 3 of reopening California businesses is closer than we thought

Planned changes come as an eye-opening study from Vanderbilt is released, showing if three out of four workers chooses to take a car versus public transportation, drive times increase a whopping 42 minutes.

It’s one of the issues discussed during Thursday’s Bay Area Council webinar with heads of various transportation agencies.

One change already implemented March 20th: The Bay Area Toll Authority decision to switch to all electric tolls on area bridges. That could continue.

“It seems to be working relatively smoothly… We’ll work with the commission on how we’re going to work toward to

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St. George Police seek California murder suspect’s abandoned vehicle

St. George Police seek California murder suspect’s abandoned vehicle

Posted at 4:54 PM, May 01, 2020

and last updated 2020-05-01 19:09:16-04

ST. GEORGE, Utah — Police are searching for an SUV that may be helpful in the investigation of a triple homicide in California.

Louis Gabriel Lucero, 35, was arrested Thursday in Colorado on suspicion of killing his girlfriend and her two sons Wednesday in San Bernardino County, California.

Police say Lucero was in St. George Wednesday around 2 p.m. in the area near Bluff Street, and they believe he may have abandoned a silver 2008 Ford Explorer in the area with California license plate number 6HCF706.

St. George Police Officer Tiffany

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Scholarships – California Transportation Foundation

Since its founding in 1988, The California Transportation Foundation (CTF) has awarded $1.3 million in scholarships through December 31, 2019. To qualify for CTF scholarships, recipients must be intent on a career in transportation and be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or documented, international students.  Each scholarship has additional qualifications, some of which are listed below. To download the CTF Scholarship List for 2020 – 2021 click here.


Bimla G. Rhinehart Memorial Scholarship ($2,750)

Scholarship Application Due April 30, 2020

University students who will be entering their senior year in the 2020 Summer or Fall terms and are enrolled in business, planning, engineering or related major at a university in California intending to pursue a career in transportation are eligible to apply. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or a Registered International Student. To apply to the Bimla G. Rhinehart Memorial Scholarship click here for the application.

Contact: CTF at sarah_west@transportationfoundation.org

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California Car Insurance | GEICO

Auto Insurance Coverage in California

Cars on a California highwayIf you just moved to California and need auto insurance coverage, or you’ve been here for a while and are looking for cheap car insurance that doesn’t cut corners, you’ll be glad you got a quote with GEICO. So, how much is car insurance in California for your ride? You can get a free car insurance quote with GEICO online to find out. California also has some unique car insurance laws that make insuring a vehicle here different than other states, so read on to stay up to speed.

Minimum California Car Insurance Coverage

California requires drivers to carry at least the following auto insurance coverages:

  • Bodily injury liability coverage: $15,000 per person / $30,000 per accident minimum
  • Property damage liability coverage: $5,000 minimum
  • Uninsured motorist bodily injury coverage¹: $15,000 per person / $30,000 per accident minimum
  • Uninsured motorist property damage coverage¹: $3,500 minimum

While

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California Bicycle Laws – CalBike

The California Vehicle Code contains the state laws that specify where and how bikes must operate. For the most part, bicyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as motor vehicle drivers. (CVC 21200).

There are some specific rules. Below, for your benefit, we summarize the key sections of the law that relate to cycling.

WHERE YOU CAN RIDE

If you’re moving as fast as traffic, you can ride wherever you want.

If you’re moving slower than traffic, you can “take the lane” if it’s not wide enough for a bike and a vehicle to safely share side-by-side. The law says that people who ride bikes must ride as close to the right side of the road as practicable except under the following conditions: when passing, preparing for a left turn, avoiding hazards, if the lane is too narrow to share, or if approaching a place where a right turn is

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