If you’re wondering why I’m excited for driverless cars, it’s because of idiots like this guy.
The alarmingly-named Tesla Crash website has a logo with a wrecked car (not a Tesla) and blood-red, splattery typography. You'd think it'd be a warning site about how Teslas have a secret "Murder Mode." It's really just a bunch of Connecticut car dealers afraid of not getting to make more money.
If you lose control of your car and careen into the side of a building at full speed, you wouldn't think to count yourself lucky. But what this woman didn't hit definitely puts luck on her side.
It's no secret that barn finds are currently in favor with car collectors, but once a car is unearthed after a lengthy storage the question becomes what to do with the car.
This weekend's early-season snowstorm made life in the Northeast annoying for many, cutting power to millions and making travel treacherous. Among the most miserable were passengers on diverted jets stranded on the tarmac at a Connecticut airport.
Despite offering a fuel efficient alternative to gasoline-powered cars, Connecticut will raise its diesel tax to $0.462 cents per gallon next month. Connecticut is a small state and the tax in Rhode Island is just $0.32 per gallon, truckers.
A customer at a Shell gas station in Shelton, Connecticut was just a few seconds away from being crushed by the collapse of a canopy overburdened by snow. And they're not alone, as this video clearly shows numerous people passing under the structure just moments before it collapsed.
The people who make electric scooters like to advertise how they can take their elderly riders anywhere. There's probably a fine-print exemption to "anywhere" that includes the shoulders of busy freeways. This owner did not read the fine print.
A 72-year-old woman in Redding, Connecticut has to walk through the woods to get to chemotherapy sessions after the two acres containing her driveway were seized in a tax dispute and sold to someone who immediately blocked off access.
Repeat drunk driver David Weaving is serving a 10-year manslaughter sentence for hitting 14-year-old Matthew Kenney on his bike and killing him in Connecticut. Now Weaving is suing the Kenneys for letting Matthew ride his bike on the street. [AP]
The New England LeMons races definitely give us a different mix of cars, compared to the rest of the country: more Civics, more Subarus, fewer RX-7s. Speaking of Civics, would you believe Civics in three of the top ten positions?
It looked like the Near Orbital Space Monkeys' BMW 528e had the 2010 New England 24 Hours of LeMons in the bag, but a certain Civic just kept looming closer and closer in the rear-view.
We didn't have time to inspect all 90 entrants on Friday, which means we'll be getting up at oh-dark-thirty to inspect the remaining cars before the cars hit the Stafford Motor Speedway track at noon Saturday. However, it's clear that the makings of a mighty three-way race for the Index of Effluency— the top LeMons…
At 9 A.M. yesterday, Powerball winner Rahul Patel watched his brand-new Audi R8 burn to a brucey crisp on Connecticut's Merritt Parkway. Talk about a string of weird luck.
The BMW Billboard Wars continue, but this time it's BMW versus the naive residents of Bridgeport, Connecticut who believe this mannequin is going to commit suicide. Do they also think they teddy bear is going to jump?
Two teenagers were killed in Milford, Connecticut on June 13 by a speeding police car. Thanks to the Freedom of Information Act, the video has finally been released to the public. Warning: graphic footage below.
This Connecticut man had his heart set on the boat above. After being told someone else had purchased it, he decided to attach it to his truck and drive off with it. Bad idea. [CNN]