As part of Gov. McCrory’s multi-headed plan to make the once-great state of North Carolina suck just a little bit more, this Friday will mark the start of the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s new campaign, Obey the Sign or Pay the Fine. Uuuuuggghhh.
In the end, every man pays for what he takes. For one Miami cop, the price of leisurely speeding in his police car ended up costing him the recorded embarrassment of getting pulled over and mom-lectured by a concerned motorist over his cavalier attitude towards driving.
We’ve got a late entry for Mom of the Year, folks. Bridge to Gantry reports that a Swiss mother-son duo who got busted doing 133 mph in an 80 mph zone on the way to the last open tourist drive day of the year at the Nürburgring, but she unleashed him alone for a few laps of ‘ring hoonage, where he binned the car.
Driving fast is an art. An art that requires the correct amount of skill and the correct precision instrument. Here are 10 cars where you damn sure better have both.
You might think you know the rules of the road, but misinformation can spread like wildfire. From getting out of a ticket to making excuses for speeding, it’s time to clear up some traffic misconceptions once and for all.
I hate getting speeding tickets. That sinking feeling you get in your gut when you realize, crap, I'm boned, is just about the worst there is. And compared to some of us Jalops, I've had it easy. It also looks like I've had it easy compared to one particular Finn who got a $60,000 ticket. That's insane. But, on…
There's that stupid thing you did as a kid, and then there's endangering the lives of every single person around you on the road, as you hurtle like a missile at a claimed 213 MPH down a suburban highway in a Koenigsegg. This video is the latter.
German paper Bild reports (paywall) that Borussia Dortmund star Marco Reus has been fined €540,000 after police discovered he had been driving without a license for the past three years. Apparently Reus received five speeding tickets during that time, but somehow police never figured out that he also didn't have a…
The wizened re-animated corpse of international dipshit extraordinaire Pat Robertson made mouth-noises out of a hole in his face today about speeding and traffic regulation. And the weirdest part is that I agree with him? Partially? Sort of? Maybe?
There's a line between 'crazy awesome' and 'crazy reckless.' These bounding cop cars toe that line.
Two San Francisco cops filed 100 tickets in 10 hours on this one stretch of road, 98 of which were for speeding. It's pretty clear why.
"When you're thinking you're just going to give a guy a warning and — next thing you know — you're doing chest compression in the middle of rush-hour traffic. It's a little overwhelming," is how a Maine police officer described a recent traffic stop that did not go as expected.
Michigan State Police Lieutenant Gary Megge's current job is to monitor the state's speed limits and speed traps. he's been arguing for smarter, often raised limits, and one quote explains why.
Collecting speeding ticket revenue is a big business. According to a new study, some 20 percent of drivers will be ticketed for speeding this year, and revenue from those tickets comes out to something like $6.2 billion. But which cars get nailed the most?
Prepare yourselves: lower speed limits and a bunch of a bunch of speed cameras are most likely about to hit NYC.
It's already been well-established that the whole "speed kills" myth is just that – a myth. So what the hell is this clustercrap of insanity the Northern Irish government just decided to unleash on the world? I mean, this guy pulls a handbrake turn and just kills everyone, like grapes. SPLAT.
If you think Manhattan traffic is slow today, consider that Jacob German was arrested on this day in 1899 for driving at the blistering speed of 12 mph. The speed limit he blasted past? Eight mph between streets, and 4 mph around corners.
Good news! For people that like speeding in work zones! The Missouri Department of Transportation just acquired two Long Range Acoustic Devices, or LRADs, to blast incredibly loud noises at drivers as they speed past construction sites. This is definitely, definitely going to go over well.