Feds Want American Teens To Just Get Drunk And Have Sex In The Woods

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is tasked with keeping our roads and highways safe, and generally they do a very commendable job. They recently started a new campaign to prevent teen drunk driving, and I think the subtext of it is impressively realistic: if you're drunk in the woods, don't drive;… » 8/20/14 2:57pm Wednesday 2:57pm

Man Gets Run Over by His Own Pickup Truck During Road Rage

Joseph H. Carl was driving home from a bar in Gainesville, Fla. Tuesday when he rear-ended a car that was stopped at a red light. Drunk and enraged, he got out of his pickup truck and began banging on the windows of the vehicle he'd just hit. If only he'd remembered to put it in park first. » 7/24/14 10:14am 7/24/14 10:14am

Wrong-Way Collisions Kill Eleven in LA and Florida (Graphic Video)

Police say a drunk 21-year-old woman driving over 100 miles per hour the wrong way down a freeway collided head-on into another vehicle early Sunday morning, killing six people. And an eerily similar collision killed five people driving on a Florida interstate around the same time. » 2/10/14 7:51am 2/10/14 7:51am

Teen Drunk Driver Too Rich To Be Held Responsible For Killing Four

On June 15th, three people stopped to help a stranded car on the side of the road when they were hit by a drunk driver. The drunk driver survived, but he killed the four people, and paralyzed one of his passengers. Why is he not in jail? Because he's too rich to control his own actions. » 12/16/13 3:40pm 12/16/13 3:40pm

Man Takes Ambulance On Three Mile Joy Ride, Only Caught Because Beer

A man in the Long Island town of Merrick (my hometown! Yeah guys! We made the news!) was finally arrested after a 10-day manhunt to find the perp who stole an ambulance and took it on a nice long joy ride. And he would've gotten away with it, too, if it weren't for that meddling beer. » 10/19/13 5:22pm 10/19/13 5:22pm

Drunk Driver Confesses To Killing a Man in YouTube Video

Vincent Canzani was a 61-year-old Navy submarine veteran living in Ohio. Divorced with two daughters, he was an amateur photographer and a cigar connoisseur who'd just recently started working part-time at his favorite tobacco shop, the Tinder Box, in Columbus. Around three in the morning on Saturday, June 22,… » 9/06/13 1:43pm 9/06/13 1:43pm

NHTSA asks America how they feel about in-car alcohol detection

Yesterday, The National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) published a noticed titled,” National Survey of Driver Attitudes and Opinions of Advanced In-vehicle Alcohol Detection Systems.” The notice is to inform the public that NHTSA intends to survey 1,000 people across America who have a valid driver’s license on… » 6/21/13 11:57am 6/21/13 11:57am

(UPDATED) Professor charged for crashing his Maserati — we found his…

(UPDATED Monday March 4th, 2013 - Brandon van Zyl and his lawyer reached a plea agreement with crown prosecutors. Charges of impaired driving and dangerous driving were withdrawn. Mr. van Zyl in turn pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of driving in a careless and imprudent manner. The charge carries a $1000 fine,… » 2/27/13 12:02pm 2/27/13 12:02pm

Man Gets Nailed For Drunken Driving Twice At The Same Time Thanks To…

In my day job as a police reporter, I once met a man who was complaining to the state that his criminal record showed three DWI arrests in the same day. Obviously it was an error, he told me, and after investigating a little bit I found he was correct. No one could get more than one drunken driving arrests in the same… » 11/11/12 10:50am 11/11/12 10:50am