Early this morning, thirteen truckers worked with the Michigan State police to form a line of semis under a Detroit-area overpass to prevent a man from jumping off.
In these dark days when everything seems impossible, hope is rare and days are short, we need a guiding light to show us the way, the light, and the path of vehicular ridiculousness. This Detroit driver is clearly that man.
Randy Tompkins seems to be the kind of person most of us like to imagine ourselves to be in self-aggrandizing daydreams we don’t tell anyone about. On Friday, in Dixon, Illinois, Tompkins jumped through the open window of a moving car to potentially save someone’s life. And it’s all on video.
A new hero emerged today, or at least a new personal mentor to me; a woman screaming at all the other people slowly meandering off of the plane burning on the tarmac at Chicago O’Hare today.
This horrific 10-car pileup in upstate New York last week included a tractor trailer with faulty brakes spearing through traffic, but no one was killed. One major reason for that was the crowd of bystanders who managed to pull a woman from the burning wreckage of her car.
“Don’t you die,” Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Eric Devers can be heard saying to a trucker after an accident, the truckers eyes rolling back into his head. And then, Devers gets louder. “DON’T YOU DIE ON ME! DON’T YOU DIE ON ME! C’MON!”
Denny Hamlin’s hood flew off early in the Watkins Glen NASCAR Sprint Cup race and gave us the best image of the year so far: a crew member running through the pits with a replacement hood. Run for it, dude. Run like your life depends on it.
Last Monday, a Lincoln Towncar carrying a woman and her one-year-old granddaughter T-boned an 18-wheeler after attempting to merge. The huge resulting crash, massive explosion, and raging inferno is the trifecta of horror for any driver. Or, at least it would be, if not for one heroic truck driver.
Many of Tokyo's subway stations have no elevators or escalators, just tons of stairs. That can make it tough to carry everything you want on a train. But one station in West Tokyo has something to help: It's own, real Power Ranger.
Were you inspired by Lance Armstrong? How about now with those "Tour de France titles being stripped," "lifetime cycling ban," and "confession to using performance enhancing drugs things?" Maybe just him being an asshole is enough to turn you off.
When a Florida cop comes upon a group of sitting ducks in the middle of the road he and a kind civilian help them to safety.
What's this? News from an airport that doesn't make you want to vomit blood in outrage? Finally. A man stuck in airport security gridlock could say goodbye to his dead grandson when his flight's pilot refused to depart without him.
This dramatic video shows a vintage car seconds after a rear-end collision trapped the unconscious driver in his burning car in Sherman Oaks, California. Witnesses suddenly appear armed with a crowbar and fire extinguisher to save the driver before disappearing.