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Throwback Thursday: How to Drive Safely on the Bay Bridge in 1940 Mark Prado December 27, 2018
By Mark Prado
Bay Bridge 1940 rules

The San Francisco Examiner dutifully reported on Oct 16, 1940 plans to hand out cards to "autoists" who used the Bay Bridge, outlining seven rules for safe travel. Four years after it opened, officials felt the need to give people advice on how to drive the span.