Marco Reus Fined $670,000 For Driving Without A License

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… » 12/18/14 7:10am 12/18/14 7:10am

50 States of Speed: Know the speeding laws in every state


It seems like everyone speeds, but it doesn't seem like everyone knows what happens when they get caught—especially in an unfamiliar state. Did you know that most states have open reckless driving laws that can lead to days or even months of jail time? Just ask Patrick George about that. » 8/06/14 10:48am 8/06/14 10:48am

This Jumble Of Crazy Is The WORST Anti-Speeding Ad Of All Time

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. » 6/17/14 4:16pm 6/17/14 4:16pm

Missouri To Deploy Ear-Splitting LRAD Sound Cannons To Deter Speeders

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. » 4/12/14 10:17am 4/12/14 10:17am

Does Speeding Really Get You There Any Faster?

Dear Lifehacker,
I have a simple question: does speeding really get you to your destination any faster? I tend to be a more conservative driver and it drives my boyfriend crazy (who always goes 10mph over the speed limit. I'm pretty sure that between red lights and traffic, there's not enough time saved for it to even… » 4/02/14 1:10pm 4/02/14 1:10pm

Flashing Headlights Is Free Speech -- And Also Neighborly ​

Are you one of those selfish pricks who knows there's a speed trap up ahead, but doesn't flash your lights to warn fellow motorists? Well, now you don't have to be. A court ruled that flashing your headlights, even to warn of stealthily hidden law enforcement, is protected speech. » 2/05/14 2:33pm 2/05/14 2:33pm