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  • Is It Faster To Weave In And Out Of Traffic Or Stay In One Lane?
    Is It Faster To Weave In And Out Of Traffic Or Stay In One Lane?

    When it comes to driving, there are all plenty of myths in need of busting. The Mythbusters crew have tackled a quite a few of them, such as comparing motorcycles and cars to find the greenest machine and asking that all......

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  • Which American Cities Have The Best And Worst Accident Rates?
    Which American Cities Have The Best And Worst Accident Rates?

    Allstate Insurance released its 10th annual "America's Best Drivers Report" this week. In reviewing millions of claims, and taking into account city density, population and weather, researchers compiled a comprehensive l......

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  • Child In Hot Car Not 'Distressed' Enough For Dispatch To Send Help
    Child In Hot Car Not 'Distressed' Enough For Dispatch To Send Help

    WFTS A frantic mother called Tampa police Saturday afternoon after accidentally locking her child in her car, only to be told by dispatch that the police wouldn't come out unless the child was in distress.Shana Dees had ......

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  • California Senator Arrested For DUI After Voting Against Ride-Sharing Services
    California Senator Arrested For DUI After Voting Against Ride-Sharing Services

    A California Senator who voted in favor of strict new regulations on ride-sharing companies ended up with DUI charges very next day.Sen. Ben Huerso voted for bills that would create tougher requirements for ride-sharing ......

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  • Texas Cop Points Gun At Young Children During Traffic Stop
    Texas Cop Points Gun At Young Children During Traffic Stop

    Police in Forney, Texas received a call about a beige or tan Toyota full of men pointing guns at other drivers on the freeway two weeks ago, but the car they pulled over was neither beige nor a Toyota.Instead of finding ......

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  • This Motorcyclist Might Be Luckiest Crash Victim Ever
    This Motorcyclist Might Be Luckiest Crash Victim Ever

    A motorcyclist veers into the left lane of traffic and collides with a slower-moving car that's also changing lanes. The results could be catastrophic, but the biker survives in the coolest way possible.In the video, you......

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  • Son Turns Mother In For Making Meth In Car
    Son Turns Mother In For Making Meth In Car

    A Florida mom was arrested Friday after her young son showed their landlord the makeshift meth lab in the trunk of her car.Briana Buchanan, 27, was arrested at her Edgewood, Florida rental after her 7-year-old son showed......

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  • Mother Of Five Has Stolen Car Returned After Texting Thief
    Mother Of Five Has Stolen Car Returned After Texting Thief

    A mother of five in Missouri couldn't believe her luck when her stolen van was returned last week after she pleaded with the thief via text.Megan Bratten came out of a K-Mart store in Independence, Missouri to find an em......

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  • Elderly Driver Gets Flip-Flops Tangled, Crashes Into Pool
    Elderly Driver Gets Flip-Flops Tangled, Crashes Into Pool

    An 85-year-old man was unharmed Saturday after he crashed his car into a backyard pool, authorities said.Officers responded around 11:45 a.m. to a report in Altadena, California, of a car crashing into a pool in the 2700......

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  • Tire Launched Into Stands During Monterey Car Week Race
    Tire Launched Into Stands During Monterey Car Week Race

    The Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is usually full of excitement, but one race over the weekend got a little too thrilling for some spectators after a crash launched a tire into the stands.The ......

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  • 97-Year-Old Great-Great Grandma Drives A Big Rig
    97-Year-Old Great-Great Grandma Drives A Big Rig

    A 97-year-old great-great grandmother from New Jersey went for the ride of her life on Wednesday when she drove a big rig for the first time.Vera Abruzzi told her grandson a few weeks earlier that it was her dream to dri......

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  • Three-Wheeled Elio Gets Closer To Going On Sale
    Three-Wheeled Elio Gets Closer To Going On Sale

    Your next commuter car could have two seats, three wheels and get 84 miles to the gallon.Elio Motors wants to revolutionize U.S. roads with its tiny car, which is the same length as a Honda Fit but half the weight. With ......

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  • Man Drags Safe Behind Car After Burglary
    Man Drags Safe Behind Car After Burglary

    A North Carolina cop caught a man dragging a stolen safe from a local pharmacy behind his car.Early Tuesday morning, 22-year-old Ryan Mullins allegedly smashed a drive-through window to gain entry to Family Care Pharmacy......

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  • Maserati Patrol Car Raises Police Suspicions
    Maserati Patrol Car Raises Police Suspicions

    Police patrol cars are usually Fords or Chryslers, not Maseratis.So when a patrolman in Braintree, Massachusetts, spotted a Maserati resembling a police cruiser over the weekend, he pulled it over.Deputy Chief Wayne Fost......

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  • Cop Saves Woman From Choking During Traffic Stop
    Cop Saves Woman From Choking During Traffic Stop

    A police officer in Michigan probably never expected an outpouring of gratitude after a traffic stop, but after saving a driver's life on Saturday he is being praised as a hero.Kalamazoo public safety officer Jason Gates......

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  • Son Surprises Mom With Dream Car
    Son Surprises Mom With Dream Car

    We can't get enough of these dream car-reveals. Here's the latest one: A son wanted to treat his mom to the car she's had her eye on for years, but it wasn't a restored Porsche or a fancy 1957 Chevy Bel Air. This mom wan......

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  • Pennsylvania Woman Escapes Moments Before Sinkhole Engulfs Car
    Pennsylvania Woman Escapes Moments Before Sinkhole Engulfs Car

    A woman in Pennsylvania barely escaped a sink hole that opened under her car Tuesday afternoon.Natalie Huddleston had just left a salon and was backing out of her parking spot when she felt a thud, CBS ......

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  • Dashcam Shows Trooper Saving Man Attempting To Jump Off Bridge
    Dashcam Shows Trooper Saving Man Attempting To Jump Off Bridge

    A Maryland state trooper stopped a man attempting to end his life by jumping off a bridge Sunday by tackling him to the ground. The rescue was caught on trooper Joshua Kim's dashboard camera.Kim told th......

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  • America Is Running Out Of Truck Drivers
    America Is Running Out Of Truck Drivers

    America runs on trucks, but not enough young people are hearing the call of the road. This has trucking companies facing a major labor shortage, according to Business Insider.The shortage is striking. The American Trucki......

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  • Drivers Stare Into Police Headlights As Punishment For Misusing High Beams
    Drivers Stare Into Police Headlights As Punishment For Misusing High Beams

    Police in Shenzhen, China are hoping thoughtless drivers who blind others with their high-beams will see the light after being forced to stare at police headlamps as punishment.On their official social media account, pol......

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