Do you know how many car lengths it takes to stop at 35 MPH? Six car lengths. That's a hundred and six feet. Don't you ever tailgate.
The video of this Lexus RX300 backing very, very slowly into a parking space is unbelievably boring. The audio is road rage hilarity.
Mark Duren was driving his daughter home in their Toyota Camry when out of nowhere a fellow motorist flipped him off and started ramming his car. The reason? Duren had an Obama-Biden campaign bumper sticker on his bumper.
48-year-old Randy Sipple was so angry at a fellow motorist, he decided to up the road-rage ante by throwing a pick-axe through the back window of a car. No surprise it happened in middle-of-nowhere, Ohio. [Local12]
An argument in a car became a brawl on Wisconsin highway 78, which in turn became a fatal accident Wednesday night. Police say the men were on the ground wrestling and not visible to drivers when struck. [Telegraph Herald]
Tired of waiting in traffic while someone threatened to jump off a bridge, one commuter climbed the bridge and pushed the would-be jumper off. Apparently, he forgot to TIVO How I Met Your Mother. [MSNBC]
Anyone who's done any driving around the San Francisco Bay Area will likely flinch at the mention of the dreaded Caldecott Tunnel, whose crazy merges and direction-changes provide the perfect petri dish for growing cultures of bad driver behavior. Cynthia Gorney has written a humorous (yet deadly accurate) piece…
This video shows a cyclist clinging to the hood of a car, allegedly driven by a man later charged with kidnapping, second-degree attempted assault, driving under the influence of intoxicants, third-degree criminal mischief and reckless driving in connection with the incident. According to the story, the cyclist yelled…
For when flipping the bird or giving a friendly wave takes just too much effort, one company now offers the Drivemocion, a device that mounts to the rear windshield and will display one of many differ emotions to drivers behind. Was that car nice enough to let you merge on the freeway during rush hour? Greet them with…
Out in the charming, meth-lab-studded landscape near the Los Angeles-Riverside County line, drivers don't like to be slowed down by road construction. In fact, they hate roadwork so much that they've been threatening and assaulting the construction crews attempting to widen State Highway 138 (the road, aptly dubbed…
Here's a new driver who probably oughtn't'a be allowed behind the wheel: this 16-year-old Oregon kid rolled his big ol' truck after using it to ram a motorcyclist who had bothered him. [The Oregonian]
We think all road rage is stupid, of course, but at least these Lawn Guylanders went for the pepper spray instead of firearms. Bonus lameness points for the "he started it!" whining. [Newsday]
Britain's Local Authority Road Safety Officers' Association is pushing to ban smoking behind the wheel, for safety reasons. Hold on a goddamn second says SafeSpeed (a "pressure group")- you'll get way more road rage if you don't let drivers smoke! [mirror.co.uk]
According to a National Institute of Mental Health study, road rage is actually just one way for a disorder known as Intermittent Explosive Disorder to express itself. 16 million Americans suffer from IED, according to the NIMH. And we though it was just psycho assholes doing their thing, all this time. [Daily Aztec]
So this dude you work with is dating your ex-girlfriend? Yeah, you totally need to ram his pickup with your own truck... only this time, the rammer's truck flipped over instead of the rammee's. Wouldn't it be better to save the money to get two chicks at the same time instead? [Gazette Xtra]