Highway 198 Accident-Tanker

October 30, 2009–A big rig tanker crashed and spilled its dangerous load on Highway 198 west of Coalinga on Friday morning.  The driver suffered only minor injuries.  The accident forced the closure of Highway 198 between Coalinga and Highway 101...

Pilots distracted by laptop

October 30, 2009–The two pilots who overshot their destination by several miles after being out of radio contact for 91 minutes claim they were distracted by their laptops.  A move is now afloat to ban electronic devices in cockpits.Similar bans of texting...

Bay Bridge Damage

October 29, 2009–5,000 pounds of metal dropped from the Bay Bridge and rained down on commuters between Oakland and San Francisco.  Luckily only one motorist was slightly injured.  The efforts to replace the bridge continue with a budget that has...