This garbage truck straight out of Bardabunga was just taking a nice leisurely drive down the M1 in England. Because England is one of those places that likes surrealist comedy, apparently.
Russians are setting up shop in Dubai to bust a whole new market wide-open: luxury garbage collection. And they've got the slick Scania garbage trucks escorted by a fleet of babes in supercars to make it happen.
Now this is what I call efficiency - why have a guy to drive the garbage truck and a guy to load the trash when you could just have one guy do both jobs?
Earlier this month Ms. Fleur Bateman unwittingly left her computer logged into eBay. In her absence, her five-year-old son seized the opportunity to do what any of us might have- throw down a bid on a beat up truck.
In what can only be described as the literal definition of irony, a garbage collector on strike for better health benefits in Maryland was sent to the hospital after being struck by a garbage truck driven by a temporary worker. Hi-larious.
Don't you hate when you're driving along, minding your own business, when the truck carrying garbage in front of you slams into the overpass ahead and dumps its garbage all over the road and your car, leaving everything a disgusting mess? Yeah, I hate when that happens.
Pontiac Grand Am, meet garbage truck. Garbage truck, meet Pontiac Grand Am. Now garbage truck, eat that Grand Am.
The garbage truck celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. I know, you're thinking Jalopnik should have thrown it a real bash and we're so irresponsible for glossing over an incredibly important milestone like this. Apologies, really.
Joseph Morning parks his covered motorcycle on the street outside his North Carolina home every single night. But one morning, his girlfriend walked outside to find it gone.
British Columbia's Okanagan Valley garbage authority is installing truck-mounted garbage-inspecting cameras to insure residents sort refuse, yard waste, and recycling properly. The cameras will provide evidence of non-compliance, carrying a $100 fine. [NationalPost]