Thirty years ago, an employee working at GM’s Milford Proving Grounds concocted a scheme to secretly sell prototype vehicles that were supposed to be crushed. He nearly got away it, too. Here’s the story according to Deadline Detroit.
The most notable crimes are often committed by complete morons and total weirdos. Today we have some good-ass, highly entertaining vehicular crime stories I am honored to select and present to you, our glorious readers. These are the 10 strangest car crimes ever committed.
There’s a lot of money in motorsports. Some people try to get it winning races, others try the less-than-legal approach.
I think we found a contender for the world's most dedicated police officer. This Chinese cop held onto a moving car's windshield for 3 kilometers over a traffic violation.
When you tell someone you're going to bring home an endurance race, you'd better do it, especially if those you've promised it to gave you a bunch of money.
If you ever decide to steal a car, you might want to make sure its owner can't trap you inside with the click of a button. You should also probably be sober and wearing a shirt.
Here's what Joe Sixpack does when his work van gets tagged by the parking police. He pleads his case with the nice lady with the ticket book, and then his co-worker whips out a metal saw and saws the damn thing down.
Amidst a bad breakup, a 22-year-old woman got drunk, stole a school bus and planned to drive it 3,000 miles to California. In Hollywood that would have been the plot of a feel-good date movie.
There's no accounting for some car burglars' fetishes. Take an 18-year-old man, who police in New Jersey say burglarized and ransacked a car, and then defecated in the back seat. And he may soon be on the hook for two other, similar incidents.
Flavor Flav and driving go together like Donald Trump and a headwind. Last week, Flav was arrested in Las Vegas for several misdemeanor traffic warrants. A year ago, it was a two-car accident there. C'mon, suckers to the side, already.