There are so many dump trucks and pavers and road rollers paving Moscow’s Tverskaya Street in this time lapse that it looks like a massive swarm of machines have taken over Russia. The smaller road rollers look and move a lot like the little planes that launch from the mothership (which, in this case would be the dump…
It sounds very straightforward when he describes it. There was no good road leading from his town to the nearby border; he was a retired builder; he sold everything he had to build the road himself, building it where his government would not.
Every sports car driver and sport bike rider dreams of the perfect roads over Los Angeles, but we’re not the only ones (or even the fastest ones) who carve these canyons.
This isn’t some run-of-the-mill random Dutch canal. Frozen canals happen every winter, and they are not special. But a road that’s frozen over so completely, so thoroughly, that you can skate your ass down it so well you’re basically Kristi Yamaguchi? That’s a party.
If you and the fam had plans to visit Yellowstone this year, rethink your itinerary. There's so much underground heat that the roads are melting underneath people's cars.
Linking Pakistan and China through the Hindukush, Karakoram and Himalayan ranges, the Karakoram Highway is one of the most alpine, remote, and beautiful roads in the world. This is what life is like along its mountain passes.
On this day in 1982, the government informed the residents of Times Beach, Missouri that they would have to evacuate. The town had paved its own roads with dioxin, among the most toxic cancer-causing substances made by man.
Sheer drops to a river thousands of feet below, overhangs barely high enough to clear a truck's roof, and a waterfall right onto the roadway. This might be the world's most terrifying road, I just don't know where it is.
Regardless of why a chicken would cross a road, they can now do so a little more safely thanks to a new range of high-visibility chicken vests available from Omlet, a British pet supply company. Yes, a real company. Selling jackets. That help chickens cross roads.
Welcome to the most remote roads in the world! Buckle up or not, whatever. What you'll really need is a reliable car, lots of food, water, matches, warm clothing, and as much gas as you can carry safely.
Roads are specifically designed to get you from one place to another. By definition, they shouldn't be very remote, but that's not always the case.
Occasionally, after a day immersed in reading about cars, writing about cars, driving in cars, sobbing in cars so no one can see my shame, and generally having my brain defined by cars, I'll have to step back and remind myself just why we even have cars at all. To get our asses and our information from one point to…
It's 2013 now! Doesn't that sound so futuristic to you guys? We'll be the age of flying cars, time machines and laser weapons before you know it. Nothing will be boring in this insanely high-tech age we're about to enter — not even our roads.
We all love driving on a twisting, curving road. But for getting from point A to point B in the fastest time possible, you need to cut those corners and go straight.Jalopnik readers have found the straightest roads in the world.
Looks like Nebraska road crews either suck at communicating or are happily screwing with the state's drivers. A Jalopnik reader spotted this confusing pair of speed signs on I-80 in Western Nebraska this week.
If you've driven across the US—or even across a state line or two—you've probably noticed that the roads you're driving on suck. They suck more more than a string of gas station bathrooms, more than hundreds of bug carcasses on your windshield.
If I were an annoying New York doorman or the guy at the bodega who tries to make lames jokes all the time, I'd ask, "Is it hot enough out there for you?" But I won't do that. I'll just show you pictures of the street melting into a giant sink hole.
Be thankful your annual holiday hike to the mall doesn't include peering over a couple thousand feet of poorly-maintained mountain gorge while unlicensed truck drivers barrel towards you. Here's our tour of the world's eight most dangerous roads.