Category: Bad Drivers News

City in China punishing bad drivers with slogan shouting

Elizabeth Shim upi.com July 21 (UPI) — Drivers in a southeastern Chinese city may be thinking twice about running a red light, after a report on a special type of punishment for traffic signal violators went viral on social media. ChinaNews.com reported Friday the public security bureau of Ji’an, Jiangxi Province, began in July to…

California Traffic Sign Hacked To Warn People Of ‘Asian Drivers’

Carla Herreria huffingtonpost.com The prank peddled a popular racist myth that driving studies have disproved. Drivers in Napa, California, over the Fourth of July weekend came across a surprising traffic sign warning people of “Asian drivers.” A motorist pulled over to film the illuminated sign, which read “caution asian drivers,” on Sunday night, according to…

Proposed law would send bad drivers back to school

Michael Praats portcitydaily.com WILMINGTON — Drivers in the State of North Carolina who have their licenses suspended for accumulating excessive points on their license and a multitude of other infractions could be required to take a driver retraining course if House Bill 863 passes the senate. The bill, which was originally proposed in April, moved…

How teens’ car insurance premiums can go UP even if they’re driving BELOW the speed limit

Insurers are using new calculations to decide if young drivers are safe even if they’re driving within the laws Joe Finnerty, Digital Motors Editor thesun.co.uk INSURERS are using black box data to penalise teens even if they’re driving BELOW the speed limit. Some telematics firms are using sneaky calculations to measure young drivers against experienced…

California chain-reaction crash caught on video

Anthony Kurzweil and Christina Pascucci ktla.com An apparent road-rage crash involving a motorcyclist and the driver of a sedan was captured on cellphone video Wednesday morning on the 14 Freeway in Santa Clarita. Police are investigating a crash on the 14 Freeway in Santa Clarita on June 21, 2017. (Credit: Chris Traber) The crash was…

Senate Approves Gianaris Dangerous Driver Bill

The state Senate last week approved legislation that would increase penalties for drivers who kill or seriously injure another person while driving with revoked, suspended or otherwise invalid licenses. Under the measure reintroduced by state Sen. Michael Gianaris, anyone caught driving a motor vehicle without a valid license who strikes or kills a pedestrian would…