I have commented before on the psycholinguistics of signs painted on roads: in the USA it is apparently assumed that drivers will read the words in the order in which their front wheels reach them, so that what appears to be a display with "ONLY" above "LANE" above "BIKE" is supposed to be read as […]
A South Carolina 16-year-old is suing the state Department of Motor Vehicles, claiming he was told to remove his makeup before he could have his driver's license photo taken. Read more...
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Cristiano Ronaldo is truly a man who has everything. And when you're a man who has everything, you get to take a ride with Formula One driver Jenson Button in a fancy McLaren. That's exactly what the Portuguese and Real Madrid superstar did on Monday. And it seems as though Ronaldo rather enjoyed himself, too. [101 Great Goals] Read more World Football news on BleacherReport.com
A NASCAR driver and a squirrel nearly came wheel to face during the Oral-B USA 500 competition at the Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday. According to NewsOXY, NASCAR racer Kevin Harvick was leading the race, traveling 175 mph when he saw the animal on the track. Show More Summary
If you've ever been to Germany, you know it has a higher bar for getting a driver's license than in the US. Brian Cooley shares his top five observations.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Obesity is associated with many health risks, including heart disease and diabetes, but University of Illinois researchers have found a possible way to mitigate one often-overlooked risk: not buckling up in the car. A new study led by Sheldon H. Show More Summary
Though a Frankfurt court has officially banned Uber in Germany, the ride-sharing startup has decided to keep its drivers on the road while it appeals the ruling. Over the summer, Uber has faced a lot of challenges in the EU, and in particular...Show More Summary
System badgers drivers if they appear to be distracted.
Our Power Rankings are far from a scientific formula. In fact, it's the perfect blend of analytics and bias against your favorite driver. And you think we dislike your favorite driver, so it makes sense, right? Direct all your complaints to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. 1. Show More Summary
By ZE’EV BEN-YECHIEL Tazpit News Agency The second potential major terror incident of the day was averted late this afternoon when a driver speeding through an army checkpoint was shot and killed by IDF forces. The Sharon District Police reported that the driver intended to run over soldiers and civilians at the checkpoint when the […]
Chris Christie’s Labor Day jaunt to the Jersey Shore turned nasty when a miffed driver trailed the governor’s motorcade — claiming he got cut off by a vehicle in the convoy.
A small segment of highway that runs through the Florida town of Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times: 65mph becomes 55mph; 55 becomes 45; then goes back to 55; then back down to 45; to 55 again and eventually, 35mph. AAA has named it one...
Justin Bieber was arrested in Ontario, Canada this past Friday after getting into a car accident. Bieber reportedly got into a physical altercation with the other driver and was arrested for both dangerous driving and assault.
Justin Bieber was arrested for assault and dangerous driving after his ATV crashed with a mini van in Canada this past Friday (August 29). The 20-year-old singer reportedly got in a fight with the driver of the mini van after the crash occurred, CNN reports. “Investigation revealed that after colliding, the driver of the ATV [...]
Photo via Sergio Ruiz · SF property owners to get tax break for creating urban farms · Looking returns to the Lower Haight next week · CA law would allow Uber, Lyft drivers to finally get insurance · Homeless advocates...
By Matthew Ebel who is currently Kickstarting a new album. I’ve played concerts all over the USA and there’s one constant that most touring musicians already know: People don’t know how to drive. Seattle drivers are maniacs, Boston drivers...Show More Summary
A court in Frankfurt has ruled that Uber cannot operate in Germany due to a lack of adequate insurance for these types of private drivers, as well as expensive licensing. Low-cost UberPop drivers found to continue operating could face fines up to 250,000 euros per trip, though Uber says they intend to keep them running through the ban. Show More Summary
A rainy race track usually isn't a very fun place. Sure, some people excel at racing in the rain but others would rather see a shining sun in the sky and full slicks at each corner. This wasn't the case recently when the Australian V8 Supercars crew showed up at Sydney Motorsport Park for a test day ahead of the SMP 400. The track was wet, grip...
TweetVia Thomas Purves: “Signs we have reached peak-app? Cabbie in SF running 5 dash mounted phones” Yowzer, what a photo. All right, your move, SFMTA. All right, your move, Ed Reiskin.