Is New York Becoming The New Bonneville For Motorcyclists?

The Hudson Valley, not far north of New York City, is becoming a popular location to test the limits of high-performance bikes. Just this past week, Police busted two riders on I-87 — one was going 166 mph, and the other was clocked at 193. Next stop, 200. » 5/31/12 2:30pm 5/31/12 2:30pm

More speeding means safer highways

New research from Australia, the land of hoons and hoonage, says encouraging people to speed and removing speed limits could mean safer highways. Speeders, rife with adrenaline, apparently have significantly reduced reaction times and increased hazard perception. Crikey! » 2/07/11 10:30am 2/07/11 10:30am

Chinese Supercar Speeders Forced to Self-Criticize

Chinese Maoists during the Cultural Revolution used Jiǎntǎo, or self-criticism, to purge counter-revolutionaries. Now, it's a go-to punishment for young rich kids who get busted flogging Lambos, Benzes and Porsches. Chairman Mao would have mad lulz. (H/T Overunder!) [China Hush] » 12/17/10 2:30pm 12/17/10 2:30pm

Minnesota County Claims 178-mph Corvette Speeder

The yearly traffic crackdown by police across Minnesota tapped a red Corvette owner in rural Wadena County, whose passenger ratted out the driver for doing 178 mph. Maybe Prince ran out of pancakes? (Hat tip to Eric!) [Minneapolis Star-Tribune] » 8/11/10 3:30pm 8/11/10 3:30pm

Speed Camera Peddler Busted Doing 100 MPH

We'd have loved it if Tom Riall, Serco CEO, supplier of over 5000 UK speed cameras, was busted doing 100MPH in a 70MPH zone by his own product, sadly he was nicked the old-fashioned way. » 5/06/09 4:15pm 5/06/09 4:15pm

11-Year Old Kentucky Kid Lays Down Hot Wheels Justice On Speeders

Landon Wilburn has a grudge. Staked out by the side of the road, armed with nothing but a Hot Wheels-brand radar gun and a siren-equipped flashlight, he's tackling his Louisville, Kentucky neighborhood's speeding problem single-handedly. Said one local resident of the results: "When I saw it happening, I got the… » 7/17/08 6:20pm 7/17/08 6:20pm