Fixing a hole in a road should be easy—but the fact that our nation's highways are littered with potholes is testament to the fact that it's not quite as straightforward as it sounds. But a new solution, inspired by silly putty, could make our streets much smoother in the future.
This cement truck driver in China must have been confused when he tried to pull away and couldn't because his back tire had sunk into the roadbed.
How hard is it to paint a straight line? How many workers in a Russian road-paining crew does it take to finish a fifth of vodka? The answer to both questions can be found in the video above of some truly horrific lane markings along Russia's Millionnaya Street.
A road printer. That's the only way I can classify this machine, which can build 400 yards of road per day using cobblestone. You just have to keep feeding it bricks, and it will just work. [Thanks Perico!]
Could the Ferrari 458 Italia finally mean the end of the ugly supercar from Modena? These new photographs, showing it on the road and revealing the actual interior for the first time point to "yes."
In case you didn't know it, your headlamps are aimed differently; the driver's side is positioned lower than the passenger side. No problem in the US, but when right-of-way lanes change in Europe, trouble. Audi's got a neat little fix.
A road may be a flat surface for transiting from place to place for most. But here are seven surreal pieces of road art reminding us it can be so much more.
Those disappointed in the name change vote of Butt Hole Road'll be happy hearing it's not the only hilariously unfortunate street name. Here's ten more to add to the list of world's street signs making your internal ten-year-old laugh below.
An electromagnetic sensor system capable of automatically detecting the presence of large animals on or near roadways and alerting drivers to their presence is being tested in Colorado. So far, the system appears to be working; the only problem might be the drivers themselves. Colorado is trialing the system on a road…
This strip of road in Lancaster, California is one of only a handful of roads in the world that will "sing" as you drive over it. The music comes from the noise made by tires passing over a series of carefully cut groves in the road's surface. Now local residents want it all to be paved over, just because not everyone…
"Everything they're doing is designed to drive things to privatization," Rep. Peter DeFazio, Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure highways and transit subcommittee told the Washington Post. He was speaking about the Bush administration and its appointees at the Department of Transportation, who the…