Live Report On Dangerous Driving Conditions Interrupted By Car Wreck

These two reporters from Burlington's WPTZ had an especially exciting live shot this evening when their live report on dangerous Vermont driving conditions included an unscheduled demonstration. » 2/02/15 5:43pm 2/02/15 5:43pm

Why Was The Subaru Impreza Voted Best Off-Road Beater?

Jalopnik's March Madness bracket of beaters has reached the Failure Four and a champion of each category has been selected. There were some strong candidates among the off-roaders; Jeep XJ, Ford Ranger... yet you chose to exalt the first-gen Subaru Impreza as the bastion of beater dirt devils. » 3/31/14 7:23pm 3/31/14 7:23pm

Man Who Drove A Tractor Over Seven Cop Cars Found Incompetent To Stand…

Remember a few months ago when we told you about the guy in Vermont who hopped into a farm tractor and used it to pancake seven police vehicles? Of course you do. Looks like he won't be standing trial after all, according to news station WPTZ. » 1/10/13 2:00pm 1/10/13 2:00pm

Man Gets DUI After Driving On AA Founder's Lawn

My name is Ben, and I'm an alcoholic. Ok. I'm not a real one. Those can be found at Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, admitting their powerlessness against a horrible drug and, sometimes, driving on the lawn of the AA founder's birthplace. » 12/28/12 12:30pm 12/28/12 12:30pm

Before We Die, Let Us Hillclimb

This is the VSCCA Mt. Equinox Hillclimb in Vermont. It is packed with some of the most pornographic vintage racers in the country. We need to do this before we die. » 8/15/12 1:00pm 8/15/12 1:00pm

A Guy Just Drove A Tractor Over Seven Cop Cars In Vermont

A Vermont resident just took to a farm tractor and ran over seven police cruisers. We spoke to police and they currently have "no idea why" this happened. » 8/02/12 3:30pm 8/02/12 3:30pm

Vermont Prisoner Sneaks Pig Onto Cop Cars In Genius Prank

Somewhere, in Vermont's St. Albans penitentiary, there's a prisoner feeling pretty damn good about himself. Not because of a well-formed shiv or a found cigarette, but because of a really sublime prank: he snuck a pig into the state seals that adorn Vermont's police cars. » 2/03/12 9:30am 2/03/12 9:30am

Travis Pastrana Wins 2010 Sno*Drift Rally, Hearts of Northern Michigan

Travis Pastrana won Rally America's season-opening Sno*Drift Rally this weekend. It was single-digit cold, the roads were covered in a thick sheet of ice, and Ken Block's brand-new Ford Fiesta broke. Sound like fun? Of course it does. » 2/01/10 12:00pm 2/01/10 12:00pm

Travis Pastrana Wins 2009 Oregon Trail Rally

MTV's "Nitro Circus" star and rally driver Travis Pastrana, along with co-driver Christian Edstrom, clocked a third win this season here at the Oregon Trail Rally situated in and around scenic, hippie-infested Portland. » 5/20/09 8:30am 5/20/09 8:30am

Matt Dillon Demonstrates A Non-SS Impala Can Hit 106 MPH

Matt Dillon didn't Crash his rented 2009 Chevy Impala while traveling 106 MPH through Vermont, but the actor did receive a ticket for the Wild Things he did on the road. » 12/31/08 3:30pm 12/31/08 3:30pm

No Idling for You!

Reports have city officials in Burlington, Vermont set to enforce a law that prohibits idling of internal combustion engines between April 1st and November 1st. Burlington Mayor Bob Kiss said that idling has a cumulative effect on greenhouse gas emissions, and that not idling could reduce emissions in a meaningful… » 4/10/07 4:30pm 4/10/07 4:30pm

When Rust Attacks, BRAT Edition


Upon moving to California from back east so many years ago we noticed that it wasn't really at all like Repo Man, and that the cars didn't have any rust. Not even old ones like a '64 Chevy Malibu. With all the recent grumbling about the cold snap in the Arnoldfornia we thought it time to revisit the horrors of road… » 1/22/07 1:01pm 1/22/07 1:01pm

33 Percent of All Cars in US to Fall Under CARB's Rule in 2009?

Oregon, Rhode Island and Washington are expected to adopt the policies of the CARBies today, following the lead of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Vermont in adopting California's set of stringent emissions standards, putting the number of states under the California Air… » 12/22/05 6:37pm 12/22/05 6:37pm