Mountain switchbacks are fun roads, but you don’t ever want to think about what it would be like if you have too much fun. Plunging over the side, to what would seem like your inevitable death, would be an unimaginable nightmare. Thanks to someone who survived it, you don’t have to try and imagine any longer.
Here’s why you have to keep your wits on poorly-marked roads this winter.
This dashcam video shows what can go wrong if you’re lazy and you don’t clear that huge block of snow and ice off of the roof of your car—it can fly off and crush the car behind you.
This scheme to cheat a driver out of parking spot was so audacious it made The Telegraph. Finding parking in New York City is for real.
It’s unclear how this 18-wheeler ended up going completely out of control and flipping onto its side, but the craziest part is that the driver seemed completely unharmed.
There are some traffic incidents in which the characters are so bad, we give up on life. And then there are traffic incidents in which the characters are SO bad, that we see a small reflection of ourselves in it. This, joyfully, is the latter.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, video of the unbelievably stupid things you see on the road is priceless. But can dash cams actually help you out in a sticky situation? Here’s how to decide whether you should get one, as well as the skinny on dash cams in relation to insurance companies and U.S. law.
Dash cams are a cool, easy way to record everything you see out your windshield, but they vary wildly in price and quality. If you want to really customize your own, you can make one with a Raspberry Pi.
Sometimes, while driving down the highway, you see an accident. Maybe two cars had a fender bender. Other times, while driving down the highway, you see a completely shirtless man sprint past a herd of police, taser wires dangling from his back, flapping in the breeze, doing fuckall to stop his rampage.
“Don’t you die,” Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Eric Devers can be heard saying to a trucker after an accident, the truckers eyes rolling back into his head. And then, Devers gets louder. “DON’T YOU DIE ON ME! DON’T YOU DIE ON ME! C’MON!”
Also, maybe, “not drinking.” But at the end of the day, after watching this video, my only true response is simply what is this I don’t even what the how what.
Scientists much greater than I are saying that this is merely an effect caused by the shutter speed of the camera matching up with the rotational speed of the wheels, but I say NAY NAY. Clearly, this is some sort of secret Illuminati Lexus, found in public for the first time.
The rider was fine. The GoPro? Er, close enough.
If you’re looking to not crash your car, I would suggest not driving super fast on a road with slow traffic and idiot drivers. This Ferrari F430 driver missed that first lesson, but he did a good job dodging disaster anyway.
What’s that, that glint over there? It’s so small, yet so bright, like a miniature nuclear holocaust? Do you know what it is? That flame of eternity? It is the Light of Justice, and it shines brilliantly from the top of this cops’ index finger when he pulls people over.
When you take any car on any sort of test drive, you try not to drive it like you’ve never pushed pedals before. Mostly because you’ll just look like a pissboy, but also because It Is Not Your Car. That rule especially applies to something like the Audi RS6, which it moves very quickly. Which means it also collides…
This video is pretty butt-clenchingly terrifying, with the driver seeming to pass out cold as his Mustang keeps tearing ass forward, through a fence and across a field, until, thankfully, the guy finally wakes up and stops the car. But something seems a bit off about all this — was this genuine, or an elaborate and…
Local authorities are launching a criminal investigation against a Gurnee Dodge employee, after an owner recorded one of the technicians allegedly taking his 2008 Dodge Caliber SRT out for a “joy ride” that reached speeds near 100 MPH.
My thoughts while watching this video: “Oh. Another bad driver. Even managed to wipe out in a Porsche Cayman. Welp, looks like they’re going to try to keep going. Should just pull over. Why do they keep spinning out? What’s wrong with them? Oh – oh yeah. Yep. Yeah. Yeah. That’ll definitely do it.”
An 18-wheeler rolled from the 404 onto the 401 in Toronto yesterday, landing right in the midst of traffic. Amazingly, no one was seriously injured.