EU Rules That Any Data Your Autonomous Car Generates Can Be Copyrighted By The Carmaker

Let’s be absolutely clear here: what I’m about to tell you about is a very bad precedent for anyone who works on their own cars, or may want to work on their own cars in the future, or even anyone who wants to keep any control over their own transportation, and not become a data farm for huge companies. In a European…

School Bus Driver Gets Canned for Allegedly Allowing Children to Drive

I’ll be honest and say that, if my bus driver had offered to let me pilot the big yellow brick when I was a young teen, I’d have considered her or him the coolest bus driver ever. But a number of Indiana adults—including the police—apparently think differently than my teenage self, because a driver who allegedly let…

Guy Reportedly Tries to Steal Three Ladas, All Three Break Down (UPDATED)

I’ll admit, this story from AutoClassics.com is incredibly light on details and I’ve had trouble finding other sources for it, but it’s fun, so what the hell: in Russia, a guy tries to steal three Ladas, on three separate occasions, and each time the Ladas break down before he can complete his crime. See, a Lada’s…

World's Dumbest Hellcat Driver Arrested After Posting Video Doing 198 MPH On Highway

I’m going to file this under the “you call it a viral video, cops call it evidence” folder. I understand this is going to come as a shocker for many of you out there, but the guy who posted a video of himself doing 198 mph on a North Carolina highway got himself arrested. The charges are not looking good for him.