There's Just One Highway in America With All Metric Road Signs

For a brief period in the 1970s and early '80s, the U.S. tried to switch over to the metric system, despite objections from real Americans that it was "Communist" or an "Arab plot." Metrication didn't get very far, but one highway remains: Arizona's Interstate 19. » 10/07/14 5:52pm 10/07/14 5:52pm

Phoenix Airport Damaged By Severe Weather

Only a day after one of the country's largest transportation hubs was brought to a screeching halt by a fire an at air traffic control center, parts of Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport suffered significant damage due to storms on Saturday afternoon. » 9/28/14 12:54am 9/28/14 12:54am

What's This Secret SUV Prototype Testing In Arizona?

The profile of these camouflaged test mules looks like a Dodge Durango, and the rear reminds me a little like an older Jeep Grand Cherokee. Could this be the 2018 Jeep Grand Wagoneer? Looks a bit like a Ford Explorer too, but then again, everything does. » 6/17/14 9:53am 6/17/14 9:53am

The Biggest Off-Road Adventure Convention In America Is This Weekend

The Overland Expo is an annual gathering off all things off-road and adventure travel. Think ComicCon but with khaki shirts and Merrells instead of Batman blouses and Starfleet uniforms. So yeah, I went last year and had the Best Time Ever. » 5/13/14 4:04pm 5/13/14 4:04pm

The 2015 Ford Mustang Races Other Ford Concepts In Arizona Desert

The 2015 Ford Mustang promises to be a huge departure from the car we've seen over the last decade. Ford is trying really hard to keep it under wraps. But here are a few in Arizona, along with a diesel van, new pickups, and a mystery crossover. » 8/01/13 2:15pm 8/01/13 2:15pm

Two Porsche 918 Spyders Are In Arizona Right Now

The white Porsche 918 Spyder is not bad, but what you really want is the red and black foil-wrapped Weissach package car with magnesium wheels and other weight-saving magic. Find them in Arizona. » 7/22/13 2:45pm 7/22/13 2:45pm

Arizona Fire Destroys 9,000 Motorcycles In One Night

Ron Adler started storing bicycles and motorcycles at his two-acre compound in Rye, Arizona 25 years ago. In that time he amassed approximately 9,000 motorcycles, bicycles, cars, and other things with wheels. On Saturday night, they were all destroyed in a massive blaze. » 7/01/13 10:44am 7/01/13 10:44am

Man With BAC of 0.00 Arrested and Charged With DUI

Jessie Thorton, a 61-year-old retiree, was arrested and charged with DUI in Arizona despite having a blood alcohol level of 0.00. The reason the arresting officer gave to Thorton: “I can tell you're driving drunk by the look in your eyes.” » 6/09/13 11:29pm 6/09/13 11:29pm

Why One Police Department Wasn’t Happy With Its Gullwing Future Cars

This is the Bricklin SV-1. It was one car importer's supercar dream of the late ‘70s and it was a miserable, if spectacular failure. Surprisingly, a few served police duty, but that didn't pan out very well either. » 1/09/13 5:00pm 1/09/13 5:00pm

Nissan's In Hot Water With Leaf Owners In Hot-Ass Arizona

This week marks the beginning of U.S. production for the 2013 Nissan Leaf electric vehicle, something the automaker excitedly announced in a press release today. But while workers in Smyrna, Tennessee gear up to make the cars and their batteries, a group of owners in Arizona say they're still angry with the way their… » 1/09/13 3:40pm 1/09/13 3:40pm

If You Speed In A Loaner Car, Make Sure To Flick Off The Camera

You've probably heard the old adage: The fastest car in the world is a rental car. Well, someone took that standard and applied it to free dealership loaners, too. » 7/07/12 12:00pm 7/07/12 12:00pm

Intoxicated Mother Forgets Baby On Car Roof And Drives Away

A 19 year old mother is being charged with child abuse and aggravated DUI charges after she drove home with her 5 week old child strapped in a car seat on the roof early Saturday morning. » 6/03/12 11:00am 6/03/12 11:00am

Drunk woman knees cop in groin and smiles for epic mug shot

Drunk and disorderly 24-year-old Arizona resident Michelle Watson seems to understand that, these days, driving your car on the sidewalk and kicking a police officer in the crotch isn't enough on its own to make the news. What you need is a stellar mugshot. And Watson delivers. » 11/21/11 3:30pm 11/21/11 3:30pm

This is why you don't drive in a dust storm

Dust storms are scary. One moment you're driving down the road and the next moment the road disappears and there's an 18-wheeler in your trunk. Here's some spectacular and unnerving video of the16-car-pileup outside of Phoenix yesterday. » 10/05/11 2:30pm 10/05/11 2:30pm

The inevitable auto-tuned version of "Reality Hits You Hard, Bro"

The best reaction to a car crash ever caught on video has been granted entry to the Valhalla of online video with this, its very own AutoTune treatment. FOOM. » 9/22/11 12:30pm 9/22/11 12:30pm

Arizona Man Gives the Best Description of a Car Crash Ever

A Phoenix man became trapped inside his SUV on Thursday after he lost control of the vehicle, causing it to roll over and strike a utility pole. In the process, the driver rear-ended another vehicle driven by a man named George Lindell, who later described the events to local Fox affiliate KSAZ-TV in this amazing… » 9/16/11 5:22am 9/16/11 5:22am

Pickup truck owner builds DIY rear window air conditioner

Today's word of the day: "de-engineered." It's when someone uses a complicated and/or dumb fix to avoid a simple solution — like the Arizona pickup owner who cools his cab with a room-sized air conditioner duct-taped into the rear window. » 8/30/11 1:30pm 8/30/11 1:30pm

Man sentenced to 90 days in jail for shooting his car

An Arizona man received a 90 day sentence this past week for shooting his car twice after it failed to start. According to the Kingman Daily Miner, on April 13 Lauriano Lawrence Lovato fired two shots into the dashboard and windshield of his (you guessed it) Camaro in frustration after unsuccessfully trying to start… » 7/10/11 9:00am 7/10/11 9:00am

Why Not Drive Directly Into an Apocalyptic Dust Storm?

Uh oh! God is mad about Casey Anthony. So mad he sent an enormous, end-times style haboob, or dust storm, to sweep across Phoenix. (Just kidding! There is no God, only the aimless movement of sand across the desert waste.) And the fellow who filmed this video seems to have realized that the best way to confront the… » 7/06/11 2:45pm 7/06/11 2:45pm