The most painful part of moving up to the northeast from Texas is the speed limits. The goddamn speed limits. All I can do is groan and bang my head on the steering wheel in frustration like I’m Sammy Hagar. No, officer, I physically cannot drive 55.
Even if we assume that, at some level, pretty much every elected official sucks and will find some way to take unfair advantage of their position while in office, you still hope the people who make up your government have at least the minimal amount of intelligence to not be stupid about it. That’s clearly not the…
A state representative in Rhode Island wants to get rid of speed cameras entirely after municipal courts were flooded with hundreds of motorists protesting tickets issued by new school zone speed cameras in Providence, reports the Associated Press. Rep. Anthony Giarrusso introduced legislation last week that would…
Last week, an Iowa woman brought her legal dispute over a $75 speeding ticket to the Iowa state supreme court, saying an automated traffic system unconstitutionally and wrongly flagged her for driving too fast, according to the Associated Press.
A man in Canada tempted fate and could have suffered the consequences if it hadn’t been for a clear-eyed judge. Mathieu Gagne was driving behind a cop on a two-lane road in Alberta, Canada, on Friday when he crossed the broken yellow line in the middle to pass. Gagne told CTV, the officer was driving slower than the…
A 79-year-old woman in Belgium was ticketed after a speed trap caught her going over 147 mph around midnight in a Porsche Boxster GTS. Her reasoning in court was that she went for a drive because she “could not sleep.”
Speeding cars and groups of motorcycles just kept on terrorizing Jean Brooks’ neighborhood: the families, the kids and herself. “Neow, neow, neow,” they would echo as they sped by. It had to stop, she said, to keep the children safe. So, she got her trusty hairdryer and she took up a post at the fence corner.
Hot take: road cars kind of suck. Case in point: ex-Formula One driver Susie Wolff just lost her road car drivers’ license merely for doing 35 mph in a 30 mph zone through a village in England, reports the BBC. Wolff appealed on the basis that her street driving ban could negatively affect the charity work she’s…
A 24 year-old allegedly lost control of his speeding Porsche on a motorway in Greece yesterday and crashed into a mother and her 3 year-old daughter sitting in a parked car. Four people, including two in the Porsche, were killed in the crash and subsequent explosion.
A Jaguar F-Type R Coupe, a Focus, a CTS-V, shit, even the FF 91. One of these doesn’t belong. If you guessed Focus, great, you probably understand it’s an economical car—not known for speed—that’s designed to go from A to B. Suspect Benjamin Henke apparently does not.
If you’ve got millions of dollars stashed away in cardboard boxes loaded into the trunk of your, um, Volkswagen Passat, you probably shouldn’t be speeding.
Remember back in September when cops in Avon, Colorado busted two Ford GT prototypes for doing 101 mph in a 50 mph zone? Well, we just got word that all the charges against those drivers have been dropped, and everyone is pals again. The reason why? “New facts came to light.”
A 19-year old with some kind of savage, magic 2011 Mustang was reportedly clocked doing 208 MPH on Kilpatrick Turnpike in Oklahoma City. There’s no question that anyone doing 208 in a Mustang on public roads is an idiot who’s incredibly lucky they don’t kill themselves or anyone else. But there is a question about…
According to CBS affiliate THV11, Arkansas police recently clocked the Brinkley Police Department chief driving 107 mph in his personal truck. An officer asked a state trooper to help pull the truck over, only to walk up and recognize the boss. They laughed it off, and THV11 reports that they didn’t give him a ticket.
NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. may have taken the rest of 2016 off to recover from concussion symptoms, but he can still drive fast—a bit too fast for the local police around Texas Motor Speedway.
Some dumbass teenager somehow managed to get a blue Dodge Neon up to 146 miles per hour, and then got caught by police. He went to jail, but the worst punishment came from the police department posting about it on their Instagram.
UK police have reportedly called a £365 fine and a 56-day driving ban for a young driver caught doing 154 mph on a major highway “disappointing.”
Maybe it’s not the best idea to wear a shirt that proclaims “If you ain’t first, you’re last” if you plan to hit triple-digit speeds on the freeway. (Maybe.)
“Take it down before I get in trouble,” 23-year-old Darran Anderson reportedly commented on a video of him in his BMW cutting through traffic on New York’s Long Island Expressway. That didn’t really work out for him.