Elderly Couple Murdered Buying Dream Car From Craigslist: Cops

An elderly Georgia couple's plan to buy their dream car off Craigslist ended in tragedy last week. Three days after they went missing, the couple's car was found in a lake. Their bodies were discovered nearby. WSB reports that both had been shot in the head. » 1/27/15 5:51pm 1/27/15 5:51pm

Georgia Dealers Want Tesla Shut Down

It is no surprise that San Francisco is the number one metro area for EVs, but I would have never guessed that Atlanta would be number two. It seems Georgia dealers have not taken too kindly to this EV popularity and are now petitioning the state legislature to get Tesla shut-down. » 8/30/14 12:17pm 8/30/14 12:17pm

My Day at Road Atlanta.

As you may know. Last year I won the Jalopnik and Blipshift T-Shirt contest thanks to my "Smoking Permitted" design and the grand prize was a one day, High Performance, Skip Barber Racing School. I Registered for the course at Road Atlanta on March 18th, and hit the road! » 3/23/14 4:45pm 3/23/14 4:45pm

Georgia Has A New Confederate Flag License Plate And People Are Pissed

Once again, a license plate is responsible for controversy in the South, but this time it's not over a clever joke in Virginia. This time it centers around the darkest chapter in American history and the ugly legacy it brings up. » 2/19/14 11:40am 2/19/14 11:40am

Georgia Dealer Offers $2,500 Reward For Stolen Chrysler 300C SRT8

Jason Joel, the co-owner of Mall of Georgia Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Buford, Georgia, is getting really sick of people stealing cars off his lot. After the latest one was taken on Monday, he's offering a reward for its safe return, and even more if the info leads to a conviction. » 8/01/13 12:01pm 8/01/13 12:01pm

Infamous BMW Street Drifter Dies In Crash

If you watched the infamous street drifting E34 M5 video and said 'that guy is going to die in a car crash,' you'd be right. Surprisingly, the reckless Giorgi Tevzadze wasn't driving at the time. » 6/24/13 1:28pm 6/24/13 1:28pm

Tornadoes Overturn Cars And 18-Wheelers On Interstate 75 In Georgia

Tornadoes ripped through northwest Georgia this morning, overturning cars and trucks on Interstate 75 and demolishing homes and businesses, according to news reports. » 1/30/13 1:20pm 1/30/13 1:20pm

These Are The Hilarious Vanity License Plates You Can't Have In Georgia

Georgia! It's a bastion of decency and morality nestled deep within the Bible Belt. And for that reason, state officials can't let people drive around with whatever they want on their vanity license plates. Of course not! Such brazen displays of impropriety could upset people and cause them to riot in the streets. » 1/11/13 2:20pm 1/11/13 2:20pm

This Drunk Woman Was Talking On The Phone In Her Overturned Car

Talking on the phone while driving is bad. Drinking and driving is worse. Doing both is unacceptable. But if you crashed your car while drunk driving and talking on the phone, you'd get off the phone, right? » 11/14/12 12:00pm 11/14/12 12:00pm

Atlanta Mourners Shut Down Highway With Donuts For Dead Friend

You miss your dead homie, sure, but how much? Would you stop traffic on a major freeway by doing donuts in your muscle car? That's what these mourners did on Atlanta's 285 this Monday. » 8/29/12 3:30pm 8/29/12 3:30pm

Proof Wild Turkey And Coke Don't Always Mix

A Coca-Cola delivery driver in central Georgia got the shock of his life when a wild turkey smashed through the driver's side of his windshield last Monday. » 1/31/12 2:00pm 1/31/12 2:00pm

Ford vs. Chevy debate turns into fist vs. knife

A 21-year-old Georgia man has been charged with assault following a stabbing at an off-roaders' party Saturday night. The argument that precipitated it? Ford versus Chevy. » 5/19/11 9:30am 5/19/11 9:30am

Watch Pawlenty's campaign manager try to talk his way out of a DWI

Nick Ayers is the campaign manager for Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's bid to be the Republican presidential nominee in 2012. Five years ago, while running a campaign for Georgia's governor, he was stopped for drunk driving. His attempt to talk his way out through politics just came to light. » 5/18/11 10:15am 5/18/11 10:15am

Libya's planes are rotting in Georgia

Eight U.S.-built C-130 Hercules military transports bought by Libya are sitting in a field on the grounds of Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Georgia. Moammar Gaddafi bought the planes but, when politics shifted, the U.S. military grounded them. Now the crazy dictator wants a $70 million refund. » 3/25/11 4:30pm 3/25/11 4:30pm

Georgia lawmaker calls driver's licenses “oppressive”

Georgia State Rep. Bobby Franklin wants to stop government from "licensing" drivers, saying driving is an "inalienable right." He also wants Georgia to pay its bills in gold and bar mandatory vaccinations. Apocalypses don't just start themselves, y'all. » 2/01/11 12:00pm 2/01/11 12:00pm

The Travel Habits Of The Rich And Shot At

Amid discussions of global terror threats and the nuances of diplomacy in faraway embassies in the WikiLeaks diplomatic cables release, we focused on the juicy tidbits about the downsides of armored travel and the fun of jet-skiing while drunk. » 11/29/10 4:00pm 11/29/10 4:00pm

Sad Prius Driver Attempts To Race, Ends Up In Jail

Timothy Hird of Winder, Georgia was so sick of people pushing around hybrid drivers he attempted to race a non-hybrid Honda Civic to "prove how fast his Prius could go." The stunt landed the beleaguered Prius owner in jail. » 5/21/10 9:00am 5/21/10 9:00am

Georgia To Outlaw Driving Slowly In The Fast Lane

The Georgia legislature just passed a bill making it illegal to drive below the speed limit in the left lane without letting faster cars pass. If the senate doesn't pass this we're torching Atlanta, again. (H/T to Tony!) [Augusta Chronicle] » 3/24/10 9:00am 3/24/10 9:00am