Manhattan Speeder Afroduck Probably Got Away With It: Report

New York City's viral speeding outlaw Adam Tang aka Afroduck is currently a fugitive, having fled the country to his native Canada in the middle of his trial for setting the fastest lap of Manhattan. Months later, it looks like he got away with it. » 2/23/15 9:50am 2/23/15 9:50am

Afroduck Is Pursuing An Appeal On His Manhattan Record Run Conviction

International man of mystery and fugitive from the NYPD Afroduck is now pursuing an appeal of his convictions for speeding around Manhattan at a breakneck average pace of just over 60 miles an hour. » 1/08/15 5:28pm 1/08/15 5:28pm

Afroduck Explains How His Fast Lap Cost Him $50,000 And His Life In NYC

The saga of Afroduck, a.k.a. Canadian citizen Adam Tang who recorded himself setting a 'record' lap around Manhattan, ended last month with his fleeing to Canada before a jury convicted him of reckless driving. » 12/19/14 3:00pm 12/19/14 3:00pm

Fugitive Afroduck Goes On TV And Blames Arrest On Being Nice Canadian

Afroduck's greatest failing may not have been driving around Manhattan at an average speed of 60 miles an hour. It may have been just being a nice Canadian, as the fugitive claimed on an in-person TV interview today. » 12/11/14 12:12pm 12/11/14 12:12pm

Afroduck Sentenced To A Year In Jail, Good Luck Getting Him

When Afroduck was found guilty of reckless driving and reckless endangerment for driving around Manhattan in 24 minutes, we all expected that he would get the maximum sentence of a year in jail. Guess what? That's exactly what just happened. » 12/09/14 11:45am 12/09/14 11:45am

Manhattan Speeder Afroduck Fled To Canada, Tells NYPD To Come Get Him

"I can do more from Canada than at Rikers," Adam Tang told me over the phone minutes ago, the first official admission from Afroduck that he flew the coop and escaped to Canada while facing charges of reckless driving. He also claims he was tipped off that the jury was rigged against him. » 11/07/14 8:55pm 11/07/14 8:55pm

Afroduck Guilty! Convicted Speeder Remains At Large

Adam Tang is nowhere to be found as a Manhattan jury found him guilty of reckless endangerment in the 2nd degree and reckless driving today. He faces up to a year of jail time... if he hasn't fled to Canada already. » 11/06/14 2:19pm 11/06/14 2:19pm

Afroduck A No-Show At Trial As Jury Deliberates His Fate

Christopher Adam Tang, the driver known as "Afroduck" currently on trial in New York on charges of reckless endangerment and reckless driving for making the fastest lap around Manhattan last year, has disappeared as the jury nears its verdict. » 11/05/14 4:27pm 11/05/14 4:27pm

Afroduck Trial Starts And Prosecution Compares Lap To Monaco F1 Race

Internet mysterio and Manhattan lap record holder Afroduck's trial started today and immediately descended into "unbelievable comedy theater," as Alex Roy, Jalopnik's man on the scene, reports. To begin, a twenty minute discourse on the Monaco Grand Prix. » 10/31/14 4:00pm 10/31/14 4:00pm

Afroduck Is Live-Facebooking His Trial, Scheduled To Start Today

The trial of Adam Tang, aka Afroduck, was supposed to start today in response to his driving around Manhattan at an average speed of 66 mph, setting an unofficial record. He is live-updating his proceedings on Facebook. » 10/21/14 4:23pm 10/21/14 4:23pm

Afroduck Leaks Video Of 'NYPD Officer' Doing 'Fastest Lap Of Manhattan'

Afroduck, the man the NYPD arrested and the city is trying to put behind bars for setting the fastest lap of Manhattan last year, released a video today he claims is an undercover cop recreating the drive, attempting to test his time. » 10/15/14 7:53pm 10/15/14 7:53pm

Viral Video Convinces Government To Raise Speed Limits

The Canadian province criticized in the incredible " Speed Kills... Your Pocketbook" video is not only going to raise some of its speed limits, but aim to increase safety with better driver culture. » 7/07/14 12:18pm 7/07/14 12:18pm

Afroduck Back In Court For Driving With A Suspended License (Updated)

Not everyone has Ed Bolian's luck. Adam Tang, the speedster known as "Afroduck" who drove around Manhattan in 24 minutes and drew the ire of police after the video of the run went viral, is back in jail, this time for driving with a suspended license. » 4/22/14 3:39pm 4/22/14 3:39pm

Manhattan Speeder Afroduck Pleads Not Guilty To Reckless Driving

Adam Tang aka Afroduck, the man who drove around Manhattan in 24:07 was indicted by a grand jury yesterday, formally charging him with reckless endangerment and reckless driving. Here's what that means for his case and what that means for anyone who speeds. » 3/05/14 3:00pm 3/05/14 3:00pm

Watch The 'Speed Kills Myth' Guy Dominate This Debate On Speed Limits

You know Chris Thompson from the best takedown of the 'Speed Kills' myth you've ever seen. A British Columbia news show brought him on for a live debate and he absolutely dominated. » 10/08/13 11:48am 10/08/13 11:48am

Utah Raises Some Speed Limits To 80 MPH Because It's Safer

After multi-year studies, Utah has raised a number of its highway speed limits to 80 miles an hour. They cited the same reasons of safety as the now-famous 'Speed Kills Your Pocketbook' documentary. Finally, a government making sense about speed. » 9/18/13 4:50pm 9/18/13 4:50pm

This Is The Best Takedown Of The 'Speed Kills' Myth You'll Ever See

One refrain you hear frequently from insurance companies, police, and the media is that 'speed kills.' It doesn't, and this is the best debunking of that myth that we've ever seen. » 9/12/13 3:12pm 9/12/13 3:12pm

The NYPD Nailed Manhattan Speedster Afroduck With Surveillance Cams

Thirty-year-old Christopher Adam Tang, the BMW Z4 driver whose purported fastest lap around Manhattan infuriated New York police, was arrested after officers tracked him down with surveillance cameras. » 9/06/13 4:43pm 9/06/13 4:43pm