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GM Ignition Switch Deaths Rise To 27

At least 27 people have died and 25 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches....

CATEGORIES: Auto Recalls, GM News

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Indy 500 Racer Turned Drug Trafficker Getting Early Release From Prison

Racing drivers live the fast life, but it's not all glory and fame. That's especially true of Randy Lanier – the former professional racing driver was sentenced in 1988 to life without parole on...

CATEGORIES: Weird Car News, Famous Cars, Automotive History

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School Bus Driver Accused Of DUI During Field Trip

A Utah school bus driver was arrested Monday on suspicion of DUI after driving erratically and nearly hitting a car on a busy stretch of highway while taking 67 elementary-school students on a field...

CATEGORIES: Traffic, Drunk Driving

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Red-Light Camera Programs Decline; Speed Cameras Continue To Rise

After two decades of continuous growth, the number of red-light camera programs is declining in the United States. The number peaked at 540 two years ago, according to records kept by the Insurance...

CATEGORIES: Driving, Speeding Tickets, Driving Laws, Crossover Vehicle Reviews, Traffic

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Troopers Turn Blind Eye To Speeding Officers

Speeding cars caught on camera are usually a slam dunk for traffic cops looking to hand out a few tickets, but last week multiple cars cruised right past an officer while going more than 20 miles over...

CATEGORIES: Car Safety, Speeding Tickets, Driving Laws, Weird Car News

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Strangers Pay For Veteran's 1965 Ford Mustang To Be Restored

An Iraq war veteran in Pearland, Texas, thought he was stopping by the shop to check on some small repairs to his classic car over the weekend. When he arrived, he was surprised to find his 1965 Ford...

CATEGORIES: Weird Car News

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Motorist Under Suspicion For Playing Frisbee Golf

The police department in Ankeny, Iowa apologized Thursday after video surfaced of one of its officers questioning a motorist about his drug habits because of his interest in Frisbee golf....

CATEGORIES: Weird Car News, Traffic

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Tesla's 'D' Adds All-Wheel Drive, Safety Features

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveiled a new version of the luxury electric car maker's Model S sedan that includes all-wheel drive and self-driving "auto pilot" features....

CATEGORIES: Green Cars, Tesla News and Reviews, Electric Vehicles

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AAA Could Discontinue Billboards That Warn Of Speed Traps

Most people have never heard of Waldo, Florida, a tiny town of about 1,000 residents that lies along Route 310 between Gainesville and Jacksonville. But motorists who have driven through the tiny...

CATEGORIES: Speeding Tickets, Driving Laws, Weird Car News, Traffic

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Pastafarian Man Unable To Renew Driver's License

A Canadian man lost his driver's license in an attempt to test the bounds of religious freedom in his diverse British Columbian town....

CATEGORIES: Driving Laws, Weird Car News

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$2.4 Million Supercar Vandalized In Seattle

A Bugatti Veyron, a supercar known for being the most expensive street-legal production car in the world, was vandalized on the streets of Seattle....

CATEGORIES: Weird Car News

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EPA Says New Vehicle Mileage Hits Record 24.1 MPG

Gas mileage for new cars and trucks in the U.S. averaged a record 24.1 miles per gallon last year, but gains in fuel economy are slowing....

CATEGORIES: Fuel Efficiency, Automotive News

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Gas Price Average Drops To Lowest Level For 2014

AAA's predictions of cheap gas for the coming fall season are already being realized. The cheapest average price for the whole year was beat Wednesday, as the average cost of a gallon of unleaded hit...

CATEGORIES: Driving, Gas Prices, Saving Money

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Seattle Ranked Safest City In America For Pedestrians

A recent study by Liberty Mutual Insurance found Seattle to be the safest city in America for pedestrians. The Emerald City has 108,000 residents traveling by foot or bike everyday, and less than ten...

CATEGORIES: Weird Car News, Car Crashes, Traffic

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Hello, Siri? Please Don't Crash The Car

Voice-recognition software that many automakers tout as a safer alternative to handheld devices can still divert drivers' attention, a new study published by AAA found....

CATEGORIES: Car Safety, Driving

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Police Officer Gives Young Mom Car Seat Instead Of Ticket

A Michigan cop who pulled over a car last week for an unrestrained child decided to go above and beyond the call of duty by buying the struggling mother a car seat, rather than give her a ticket....

CATEGORIES: Car Safety, Driving Laws

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Train Collides With Stalled Semi Truck

This astonishing video of a train smashing into a stalled 18-wheeler tractor-trailer was shot by onlookers in the small town of Mer Rouge, Louisiana on Sunday afternoon....

CATEGORIES: Weird Car News, Car Crashes, Traffic

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Fleeing Suspects Throw Chainsaws At Police During Chase

Police in Duluth, Georgia are looking for the two suspects who threw chainsaws at them during a chase early Monday morning....

CATEGORIES: Weird Car News

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Feds Probe Power Steering In 938,000 Ford Midsize Cars

U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the power-assisted steering can suddenly fail on three Ford midsize car models....

CATEGORIES: Auto Recalls, Ford News and Reviews

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California Could Mandate New Homes To Be 'Electric Vehicle Capable'

California is considering changing building codes statewide so that new structures come pre-wired to handle charging electric vehicles....

CATEGORIES: Green Driving, Green Cars, Electric Vehicles

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