Judge Recommends Car Thieves Learn How To Drive Stick

Other than an alarm, a manual transmission is one of the best defense mechanisms you can have on a car to avoid getting it stolen. » 9/11/12 9:30am 9/11/12 9:30am

This Heavily Damaged Upside-Down Airplane Is For Sale And Can Be Yours

If you're going to sell a Cessna 172 H on Craigslist, don't show the plane lying upside down. It makes the thing look like a sad little turtle flipped on its back. » 9/10/12 3:30pm 9/10/12 3:30pm

Man Makes World's Oldest Trade-in: A 1929 Ford Truck For Two 2012 Ford…

A Santa Barbara, Calif. Ford dealership got a bit of a surprise when a customer came in with a run-of-the-mill Chevrolet Silverado and a 1929 Ford pickup. He wanted to trade them in for two 2012 Ford F-150 pickups. » 9/07/12 12:20pm 9/07/12 12:20pm

Judge Agrees To Release A Guy Who Mowed Down 5 Pedestrians In His Car

It's been ten years since David Attias was committed to a high security mental institution following his arrest for killing four pedestrians and severely injuring a fifth, but a Santa Barbara, Calif. judge has ruled that Attias is now eligible for release. » 9/05/12 3:20pm 9/05/12 3:20pm

This Porsche 911 Is Better Offroad Than Your SUV

Old Porsches are built like tanks. Here's one taking on some fat hills, jumps and berms with a middle finger painted right on the roof. It's aimed at all the pansy SUVs that never leave the asphalt. » 8/30/12 1:00pm 8/30/12 1:00pm

Drunk BMW Driver Severs His Own Foot, Then Gets A DUI

Jon Buna, 31, managed to sever his own left foot at the ankle while recklessly driving his BMW in a Livermore, CA parking lot last week. He was later arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. Insult, meet injury. » 8/28/12 5:30pm 8/28/12 5:30pm

Woman Sues City For $1.7 Billion Because Parking Meters Are Screwing…

Denise Barton is suing Santa Monica for $1.7 billion, claiming that the city's new wifi-equipped parking meters are making her sick. » 8/22/12 12:00pm 8/22/12 12:00pm

Jeremy Clarkson Might Be Heading For Pebble Beach, Approach Him With…

Cantankerous Brit, Top Gear host, and all around automotive badass Jeremy Clarkson is currently on a great American vacation. And while he has been tweeting some of his more negative feelings for our great country, we're willing to bet he's having a ton of fun. » 8/10/12 10:00am 8/10/12 10:00am

Jaguar Pulls A Page From The Mad Men Handbook, Uses Playboy Bunnies To…

Next week, the Jaguar will be showing off their ultimate pussy during the events of the big Pebble Beach car weekend with a little help from some Playboy bunnies. » 8/09/12 9:30am 8/09/12 9:30am

Watch Five Vintage Datsuns Roast Tires In The SoCal Sun

Southern California: it's too hot, too fake, and you commute everywhere you go. But it's all worth it for the cars, like this collection of surprisingly badass tuned 1970s Datsuns, happily shredding tires for the camera. » 8/03/12 10:00am 8/03/12 10:00am

This Angry Driver Tried To Run Someone Down For Wearing A Plaid Jacket

Eugene Anderson was having a bad day. He'd just gotten in a fight with his significant other and was out of cigarettes. As he was driving to the store to buy more smokes, he saw a guy in a plaid jacket cruising down the sidewalk. » 7/26/12 2:20pm 7/26/12 2:20pm

This Intersection Explains Why Driving In The Bay Area Is Awful

It is telling that the very name for rolling through a stop sign is a "California Stop." This particular intersection in Belmont, south of San Francisco, illustrates again why our drivers are so terrible at following the rules of the road. » 7/26/12 9:30am 7/26/12 9:30am

Watch A 900 Horsepower Miata Dodge The Walls At 140 MPH

This 9-second RB26-powered Miata overheated on the Sacramento drag strip, spilling coolant onto the rear tire and spinning out in the middle of a pass. Somehow, the driver saved it from wrecking on the narrow barriers. » 7/24/12 1:00pm 7/24/12 1:00pm

This Plane Ran Out Of Gas And Landed On A Southern California Freeway

Ken Gheysar, 48, was on his way to Palomar Airport in Carlsbad, Calif. when the small plane he was flying ran out of gas, forcing him to land in the southbound lanes of I-15, near Escondido, Calif. » 7/23/12 1:40pm 7/23/12 1:40pm

Road Rage Chase Ends With Fiery Death For Vintage Sports Car Driver

The driver of a 1969 Triumph Spitfire was burned alive on Sunday in Santa Rosa, CA, an innocent bystander caught up in a real-life car chase. The details of the domestic dispute behind the crash are hazy, but the danger of driving an open-topped sports car is clear. » 7/18/12 3:00pm 7/18/12 3:00pm

A Hero FedEx Driver Rescued A Woman From An Exploding Car

A FedEx truck driver is being hailed as a hero after he rescued a woman from a car that was about to burst into flames last Thursday. » 7/16/12 4:20pm 7/16/12 4:20pm

Cat Cora Gets 11 Days To Prep For DUI Mugshot, Looks Pretty Good

DUI suspects are typically arrested, booked, photographed in a more or less rumpled state, and then released as long as they didn't kill anyone. » 7/12/12 1:40pm 7/12/12 1:40pm

Unlucky Gang Members Attempt To Carjack Undercover Gang Detectives

"This is a carjacking," one of them said, reaching for his waistband. These two gang members did not know they were speaking to a San Diego police detective in an unmarked car. Oops. » 7/12/12 9:30am 7/12/12 9:30am

Why Do Audi Drivers Always Run From The Cops?

If a California Highway Patrolman walks out into the freeway carpool lane and points at you, you know you've just been busted for cruising solo. As you'll see in this video, it's not a good idea to take off once you've been pointed out. » 7/05/12 10:00am 7/05/12 10:00am