50 States of Speed: Know the speeding laws in every state


It seems like everyone speeds, but it doesn't seem like everyone knows what happens when they get caught—especially in an unfamiliar state. Did you know that most states have open reckless driving laws that can lead to days or even months of jail time? Just ask Patrick George about that. » 8/06/14 10:48am 8/06/14 10:48am

Watch A Police Car Make Love To A Camry, Now With Video!

Back in May, we ran a post about how one Illinois officer received his comeuppance for doing his job by having his cruiser get ran over by a Camry » 10/31/08 11:00am 10/31/08 11:00am. We now bring you the in-car video from the cop's perspective. The jury's still out on whether the 70-year old driver intended to dole out the harshness or if he simply…

Truck Nutz Now Fineable In Florida, One State Senator Admits Guilt

The infamous Truck Nutz have now been deemed illegal in Florida and are punishable with a measly $60 fine. If you remember, Virginia was working on enacting a similar bill that would make displaying the genitals a misdemeanor punishable with a $250 fine. What makes this even funnier is what some of Florida's senators… » 4/21/08 4:40pm 4/21/08 4:40pm

Bill Introduced To Protect The Blind From Hybrids

Despite how ridiculous it sounds, the above headline is absolutely true. A bill is being introduced in Congress that will establish some kind of safety standards to protect the walking blind from hybrids. Hybrids and other electric cars pose risks to the blind because they are too quiet. The blind listen for cars when… » 4/10/08 1:00pm 4/10/08 1:00pm

Florida Passes HB 137, Speeders Face Vehicle Confiscation, Prison Time

As of October 1st, anyone caught doing 30mph over the speed limit in Florida faces vehicle confiscation, five to ten years in prison and a ten-year license suspension. Bill HB 137, which was signed into law earlier today, was originally targeted at motorcyclists, but was amended at the last minute to include all… » 3/17/08 4:00pm 3/17/08 4:00pm

Pickup Trucks Now Allowed To Spend Night In Coral Gables!


Since the 1970s, the fascist overlords civic-minded city fathers of Coral Gables, Florida, have prohibited pickup trucks from parking overnight on streets, driveways, or anywhere else they might be seen. It's all about property values, you see; nice people don't have pickup trucks parked in plain view, apparently.… » 9/04/07 8:00am 9/04/07 8:00am

Morley Family Releases Statement Post-Gumball Verdict

The Morley family has a released a statement of facts regarding the Macedonian trial of Nicholas Morley, which seems to jibe with what we've sussed ourselves about what went down the day before the 2007 Gumball 3000 came apart at the seams. According to the original accident investigator on the scene, as well as an… » 6/11/07 12:45pm 6/11/07 12:45pm