Category: Bad Drivers News

Speeding driver throws his ticket at highway patrol officer

Central Coast Gosford Express Advocate dailytelegraph.com.au A 20-year-old P-plate driver has had the book thrown at him by NSW Traffic and Highway Patrol after his bad driving elicited some even poorer behaviour. The Blackwall man was driving a Volkswagon Polo in a southerly direction on the M1 at Mt White on Tuesday morning at 5.10am,…

Caught red-handed risking death: Distracted drivers cause havoc on WA roads

Josh Zimmerman perthnow.com.au MORE than just a danger to life and limb, distracted drivers are likely proving disastrous for family budgets across the country. With smartphones now ubiquitous, almost as common is the sight of their owners scrolling through Facebook feeds or replying to text messages behind the wheel. Inattentive driving resulted in 26 fatalities…

Police shamed for bad parking by vigilante Facebook group

https://www.facebook.com/unmarkedpolicecarseastanglia Anthony Joseph dailymail.co.uk Police are shamed for bad driving and parking by Facebook ‘vigilante’ group who claim ‘victimised’ officers are trying to get the page taken down The ‘Unmarked police cars of East Anglia’ Facebook page was set up to shame police for what it said was poor parking and bad driving by the…

Self-Driving Vehicle Policy: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Josh Goldman ucsusa.org Automakers and their advocates have been busy in the halls of Congress and Department of Transportation. The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that will make it easier for self-driving cars to hit the road, the Department of Transportation replaced an Obama-era self-driving vehicle policy with a more industry-friendly approach, and the…

Coyote survives 20-mile ride embedded in car’s grille

Mike Moffitt sfgate.com Editor’s Note: Not really a bad driver, but thought it an interesting article. A coyote with all the luck of Wile E. tried to scamper across a road in Alberta, Canada, ahead of a speeding car. It didn’t make it. The driver, Georgie Knox recounted last week’s incident on Facebook. She was…

Should Staffordshire Police use dash cams to catch bad drivers?

Philip Cullinane stokesentinel.co.uk The use of dash cam footage has already been successful in Wales Staffordshire has its fair share of bad drivers, just like any region. But should more be done by the local constabulary to capture the offenders? A new initiative over the border in Wales could hold the answers. About 60 cases…