Ben Westwood, 33, had already robbed 16 different businesses across the U.K. by the time he led police on a 65-mile chase that reached speeds of up to 180 mph.
If you're going to huff paint, why sit around in the basement playing Grand Theft Auto? The real thing's more thrilling and you might actually die. That was, apparently, the train of thought for an Australian 17-year-old who got high on paint, stole a BMW X5, and eluded police in a high speed chase around Brisbane.
A 21-year-old Michigander fleeing a minor speeding ticket managed to outrun the police in a high speed chase, but not before stopping at Taco Bell. He totaled his car, but he got away and is still on the lam.
If you're 14, don't hop in dad's Chevy Tahoe with friends for a DQ-run then flee from the cops at 100 MPH after an illegal left turn. It's not worth discovering earthen berms make great ramps.
A lunatic in a Scion xB took California police on a bizarre 40 mile high speed chase, at times stopping to get out of the car to hurl obscenities and "gestures" at officers.
After yesterday's top ten silver screen police car chases, we're continuing our week-long Amerigasm with the top ten real police car chases. Because whether you're rooting for the baddies to make a clean getaway, or for the long arm to catch 'em, there's nothing quite like a good ol' real-life American police chase.…