Category: Bad Drivers News

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…

Really? column: Bad drivers should be footing ICBC’s bill

Alan Campbell richmond-news.com So ICBC is planning to raise the insurance rates for habitual offenders — i.e. immature, inattentive, selfish drivers. For a full 2.5 seconds after the radio announcement, I was thrilled and muttered “well, it is about frickin’ t…” Wait. Rewind. What? You mean, they aren’t already hammering drivers who are costing the…

OUTRAGEOUS! How angry drivers rule our roads

Sherele Moody news-mail.com.au HAVE you flipped the bird at another driver, screamed profanities at a slow car, tail-gated someone for sneaking into your lane or repeatedly blasted your horn at a cyclist? These acts might not seem overly aggressive or dangerous, but each one is the kind of behaviour that could end in your death…

‘Gun-wielding’ road rage woman arrested, police say

Samuel Chamberlain foxnews.com Police in Texas have arrested a Houston-area woman after identifying her in connection with two separate road rage incidents. Amanda Downs, 25, of Baytown, was arrested in La Porte Friday and charged with assault with a deadly weapon. Investigators say Downs was captured on video Aug. 2 pointing what appeared to be…

Ele.me to pay rewards to catch out bad drivers

Chen Huizhi shanghaidaily.com POPULAR online food delivery service ele.me is offering rewards to customers who report traffic violations by its riders through its WeChat account. The announcement was made at an event with Shanghai traffic police yesterday to promote road safety among e-bike riders delivering food. Residents are encouraged to take pictures of the company’s…