Oakland Mayor Jean Quan to Leave Driving to Staffers and Volunteers: Report

Mayor Quan Not Driving

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    The scene of a June car crash involving Oakland Mayor Jean Quan.

    It appears Oakland Mayor Jean Quan will not be behind the wheel this election season.

    According to the Oakland Tribune, a spokesman said going forward, Quan will leave the driving to staffers or volunteers.

    Quan's driving suddenly became a red flag back in June when she damaged her city-issued car in a fender bender.

    Before the accident, she was also seen using her phone behind the wheel.

    Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Involved in Car Crash: Police

    [BAY] Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Involved in Car Crash: Police
    Oakland Mayor Jean Quan was involved in a car crash Sunday evening, police said. Police are investigating the accident, and they do not know who is at fault. But police said they have conflicting reports from witnesses about whether the mayor had the right of way, or if she was distracted while driving. NBC Bay Area's Monte Francis has more on the investigation.

    As for that June car crash, police never did determine which driver was at fault.