Woman Arrested After Biting Driver During Parking Spot Dispute

A California woman was arrested on charges of assault with a deadly weapon Thursday after she bit another woman in an altercation started over a parking space (shown above). The arrest was made after police discovered multiple bite marks were found on the chest and arm of 32-year-old Sara Gillian's unidentified victim. » 4/21/12 9:00am 4/21/12 9:00am

British Tycoon Abandons $150K Maserati In London Car Pound After…

Bertrand Des Pallieres, millionaire UK businessman and manager of the SPQR hedge fund, racked up 65 congestion charge penalties and dozens of parking fines on his limited edition £80,000 ($158,600) Maserati GranSport without tax. His car was towed away from a square in Knightsbridge, West London, in late May and taken… » 8/22/07 8:30am 8/22/07 8:30am

Phallic Traffic Posts Under Scrutiny

An Oregon town is considering fitting its bollards with chains, piercings and prophylactics after residents complained of their phallic nature. The plan was cooked up by Keizer officials in an attempt to save money, replacing the controversial cement posts would cost an additional $20,000. No word yet on whether Tobias … » 7/09/07 5:13pm 7/09/07 5:13pm

Be Careful Of Wheelchair-Bound Hitchhikers When Driving Your Semi In…

I'll be traveling through the lovely little southwestern Michigan town of Paw Paw on Saturday, and you can bet I'll be happy I won't be driving a semi-truck. We've heard the town's home to a roving gang of wheelchair-rolling hitchhikers employing a unique brand of thumbing it. They'll just roll right out in front of… » 6/07/07 10:45am 6/07/07 10:45am

This Is Why You Always Finish Your Meals

In our quest for hilarious car news we often come across stories of people getting popped for stealing cars because of GPS devices. This is the first time we can remember someone getting busted because of breakfast. Norman O. Wheeler of Detroit decided to boost a car way back in 2004 and probably thought he'd gotten… » 4/25/07 4:30pm 4/25/07 4:30pm

Woman Run Over Saving Duck In Poorly Planned Escape

A Seattle man is in jail, a Petco employee is in a cast but Mr. Peepers the duck is going to be okay. The man, Kenneth Quinlan, dropped his girlfriend off at Petco and decided to kill time by lifting an iPod speaker system from an adjacent store. A guard intervened and Quinlan, who apparently needed the speakers badly, … » 4/18/07 2:00pm 4/18/07 2:00pm

Woman Uses Floor Jack to Free Drunk Kid From Car

In yet another example of a car pinning someone ejected from their own car (and not wearing a seatbelt again), a drunk Wisconsin teenager was freed from underneath his girlfriend's Mercury Cougar by a local woman and her brother-in-law with a floor jack. The best part of this story, other than the kid surviving, is the … » 4/05/07 6:00pm 4/05/07 6:00pm

Surprisingly Sober Dad Locks Kids In Car Trunk For Vacation

Not content to let the Australians beat us in the category of "worst parents," an Oregon man was arrested yesterday for locking two of his kids in his car's trunk for the family vacation. The small car he was driving didn't have room for himself, his fiancee and his four kids so he did the reasonable thing and stowed two … » 4/02/07 5:00pm 4/02/07 5:00pm

Frankie Muniz Graduates to Champ Car Atlantic, Will Never Graduate…

Honestly, if you were 21 and had millions of dollars and nothing better to do you'd propose to your 27 year-old hairdresser girlfriend and start racing cars, too. Frankie Muniz, star of Malcolm in the Middle, has graduated from the Formula BMW USA series to the Champ Car Atlantic Series and will be racing for Jensen… » 3/30/07 3:08pm 3/30/07 3:08pm

No Men Allowed! Swiss Create Pink Parking Spaces

Some European countries, including Switzerland, have reserved parking spaces for women that are near the exists and under video surveillance. This is done to protect women from assault when getting into and out of their cars. Unfortunately, the unchivalrous men of Bern have been parking in these reserved spots. Since… » 3/29/07 3:45pm 3/29/07 3:45pm

Who Is Driving Car? OMG, No One Driving Car? How Can That Be?

Everyone loves a good April Fools Joke (remember the ESPN aluminum bat hoax?), especially the guys and gals over at SEAT Sport UK. The racing team that operates the SEAT Leon in the BTCC has a story on their website that is "strictly embargoed until April 1" about a remote controlled SEAT possibly competing in the… » 3/28/07 3:30pm 3/28/07 3:30pm