Category: Bad Drivers News

Bad drivers: incompetent or indifferent?

Bill Love spokesman.com Evidently, there are drivers operating motor vehicles who lack the understanding to properly do so.  Based on behaviors I observe, if it’s not incompetence, then it’s simply indifference to afford due diligence to the task. The only explanations for seemingly unexplainable driver actions are that those drivers either don’t possess necessary skills…

‘Nebraska Not Nice:’ Aggressive drivers on the rise in Omaha

3newsnow.com Drivers are getting a reputation for being not so “Nebraska Nice” behind the wheel, according to local experts. There is even a YouTube channel dedicated to the topic, called Bad Drivers of Omaha. Last year, there were nearly 140,000 driving convictions, according to state records. A total of 13,667 convictions were for speeds of…

Bad driving in Michigan roundabouts focus of police patrols

Darcie Moran mlive.com YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, MI – Officers from multiple Washtenaw County police agencies have spent the month going in circles – literally – but officials hope a month-long roundabout enforcement effort will have a lasting effect on area drivers. The cooperative effort between the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office, Michigan State Police, the Ann Arbor…

Cracking Down on Drivers Holding Up the Left Lane

Maryland is weighing stiff fines for highway hogs, joining Virginia, North Carolina with left-lane penalties. Alexis Wainwright usnews.com In Maryland, driving slowly in the left passing lane not only will earn motorists angry glares from other drivers – it may soon cost them hundreds of dollars. The state’s House of Delegates has passed a bill…

Bad drivers hurt everyone

bangkokpost.com Aiming to prevent potential horrendous and fatal road accidents during the upcoming Songkran holidays, the government has come up with a number of new legal measures. Last Tuesday, its new order imposing harsher punishments on traffic law violators took effect, mainly focusing on the use of seat belts and collecting fines from traffic law…

Slow down, dummy!

Slow down, dummy! Authorities using mannequins as deterrent for speeders, bad drivers thedenverchannel.com DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has two new staff members whose sole purpose is to cut down on speeding and poor driving, and they’ve been rather effective so far despite being a couple of dummies. “Hank” and “Charlie”…

5 Bad Driving Behaviors That Must Be Stopped

Louis MacPherson autoguide.com For many, the automobile is the paragon of independence. Behind the wheel, a driver is a slave to no one. Except that’s not always true either. Drivers quickly become slaves to his or her own driving shortcomings, and also to the mediocrity of driving behavior throughout society. Driving behavior that has been…