Category: Bad Drivers News

Burrito-Seeking Drunk Driver Busted, Cops Say

Bank of America drive-thru lane was mistaken for a Taco Bell thesmokinggun.com JANUARY 19–A Florida motorist was so impaired that he mistook a Bank of America drive-up lane for a Taco Bell and sought to order a burrito from a teller, according to an arrest report. Cops were summoned Wednesday afternoon to a Tampa-area bank…

Man Allegedly Calls Police to Report Himself Drunk Driving

yahoo.com/news A Florida man who was allegedly drunk driving called the police on himself on New Year’s Eve. Michael Lester reportedly called police saying that he was “driving on the wrong side of the road,” according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. “I’m too drunk. I don’t know where I’m at,” Police said Lester told…

Motoring myths: what ‘black boxes’ reveal about our driving habits

Are 17-year-olds really the worst drivers? ‘Telematics’ boxes installed to cut insurance costs can show us how we drive Patrick Collinson theguardian.com Billions of miles have been driven on Britain’s roads this decade in cars fitted with “telematics” boxes recording every detail of a driver’s behaviour – whether they are speeding on a 30mph urban…

Bad drivers catch a break when cops run low on tickets

Traffic tickets are way down. It’s not because drivers in Miami have gotten better David Ovalle And Charles Rabin miamiherald.com Only lousy drivers might have noticed, but Miami-Dade cops are doling out fewer traffic tickets — mainly because the department is running out of paper ticket books. The reason: an electronic traffic citation system, which…

New trial cameras nab 31 bad drivers each hour

Jamie Freestone thewest.com.au The trial caught more than 2000 WA motorists, but they won’t be fined yet. World-first technology has nabbed more than 2000 WA motorists using their mobile phone behind the wheel. But the motorists won’t be fined because it was part of a new trial. The Road Safety Commission inspected the cameras, which…

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel Gets Bad Rap as Obnoxious Driver

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel I’m Not The A-Hole Driver You Think I Am!!! tmz.com The CEO of a company that begins with “Snap” is a wanted man by residents in a San Fernando Valley neighborhood because he’s terrorizing them with his driving … and they’ve wrongly targeted poor Evan Spiegel. The owner of this Lambo…

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,…