A crash scene on Highway 101 near Cloverdale, California, this weekend left a Chevrolet Impala literally sliced in half with the driver still behind the wheel. The other half of the car landed upright on a nearby hillside.
No one seemed terribly happy with the guys who stopped traffic on an Oakland highway and then posted a video of it to Facebook, least of all the real police and the Internet police, both of whom are trying to track down the people involved.
If a California Highway Patrolman walks out into the freeway carpool lane and points at you, you know you've just been busted for cruising solo. As you'll see in this video, it's not a good idea to take off once you've been pointed out.
Faced with the eventual phasing out of Ford's legendary Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, the California Highway Patrol is interested in replacing the aging cruisers with an interceptor version of the Ford Explorer. Officials said that newer sedans like the Dodge Charger and Chevrolet Caprice are too small.
To show how legalizing marijuana in California would lead to more impaired drivers, the California Highway Patrol put two media types behind the wheel after smoking state-supplied chronic, in varieties called "Train Wreck" and "Blockhead." (H/t to Ari!) [LA Times]