How America's Speeding Tickets And Traffic Fines Are Totally Broken

John Oliver's most recent segment on Last Week Tonight was generally about the 'fuck barrel' of draconic municipal fines in this country. It should come as no surprise that a great deal of these fees start with speeding tickets and traffic infractions. It should come as even less of a surprise that the system is a… » 3/23/15 2:15pm 3/23/15 2:15pm

The Ten Worst Automotive Regulations That Need To Be Changed

The Ten Cars We'd Go To Prison For

Human-Sized Turd Thinks US Women Drive Because They Don't Mind Rape

A talking pile of human waste dressed in clothing and calling himself a "Saudi Historian" and going by the name Saleh al-Saadoon actually said on a televised interview that he felt American women drive because being raped is "no big deal to them." Incredibly, this drooling simpleton seems to believe this. » 2/10/15 1:21pm 2/10/15 1:21pm

The US "Show And Display" Exemption List In Pictures (Pt.1)

You can now sign the "Petition Gawker to petition Jalopnik to petition Raphael Orlove to release part two of his Baja Bug story." Get to it right here. Come on people, Obama's not going to read this without your help! » 4/03/14 6:06pm 4/03/14 6:06pm

The Ten Worst Government Mandated Automotive Technologies

Paris' Ban On Half Its Cars Is Done After One Day, Because Fuck It

Paris was only open yesterday to cars with odd-numbered license plates. Even if you had the most lovingly-restored Citröen DS Pallas known to Gallic society, if that plate was divisible by 2, you had to stay out. This was an attempt to reduce pollution, and it must have really worked, because Paris is done with all… » 3/18/14 7:00pm 3/18/14 7:00pm

This Honda Type R Import Petition Is Pointless But I Signed It Anyway

There's a new petition up on Change.org calling for the government to bring the 276 hp Honda Civic Type R VTEC Turbo to America. It is utterly pointless, and here's why I signed it. » 3/12/14 3:40pm 3/12/14 3:40pm

Dubai Plans 'Operation Fuck The Poor' To Keep Cars Only For The Rich

Dubai announced new plans to raise fuel costs, parking fees, and insurance prices on cars and well, some people ain't too happy about it, with one website dubbing the plan 'Operation Fuck the Poor.' » 2/26/14 9:00am 2/26/14 9:00am

Here's Why Nobody Wants An Electric Car In Beijing

The government in Beijing has done more than almost anywhere else in the world to encourage people to buy electric cars and still almost nobody is buying them. » 2/21/14 11:00pm 2/21/14 11:00pm

The Most Ridiculous Weather-Related Traffic Laws

Certification Isn't The Only Cost Hurdle For International Car Sales

As explained yesterday, the cost of testing and homologating cars to fit different regulations is a significant hurdle for selling cars in both America and the rest of the world. But it's not the only cost. » 1/03/14 5:30pm 1/03/14 5:30pm

A Simple Explanation Why America Doesn't Get European Hatchbacks

Europe is overrun with small hatchbacks, but you can only buy a handful of them in the United States. Why is that? One Redditor gave a simple, clear explanation why. » 1/02/14 4:40pm 1/02/14 4:40pm

Bronx President: Fines For Selling Gas To Illegal Vehicles

In the wake of the recent NYC biker-gang calamity, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. wants to fine gas stations that allow unregistered dirt bikes and ATVs to refuel. » 10/02/13 2:49pm 10/02/13 2:49pm

It Took The US Government 15 Years To Realize This Brake Fluid Is Blue

ATE Super Blue Racing Fluid has been on the market for 15 years, but only now is it being banned...for being blue. » 8/16/13 11:25am 8/16/13 11:25am

Watch The Feds Brutally Execute An Illegally-Imported Land Rover

Yesterday we saw the U.S. Customs and Border Protection release a photo of them crushing a VIN-swapped, illegally imported Land Rover Defender near Baltimore. Here is the video of the brutal execution. » 8/16/13 10:09am 8/16/13 10:09am

Feds Publicly Execute Illegal Land Rover In Baltimore

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials crushed a Land Rover Defender on Tuesday after it had been seized at the Port of Baltimore in April. » 8/15/13 4:21pm 8/15/13 4:21pm

Let's Celebrate The 50th Birthday Of America's Worst Tax By Killing It

Quick, what do potato starch, dextrin, brandy, and a smallish pickup truck have in common? The makings of an amazing weekend in Vegas? The contents of Godzilla's stomach after a really weird bender? Close. Those are the things slapped with a 25% tariff known as the Chicken Tax, and it's killing innovation in the truck… » 7/31/13 2:56pm 7/31/13 2:56pm