Tag: bad

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…

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…

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…

The 11 bad driving habits that everyone should ditch right now

Richard Duggan essexlive.news They say that you really learn to drive when you’ve passed your test. After hours of lessons, there’s a certain sweet release from being finally let loose on the road unaccompanied. But it’s in those first few weeks and months, when you aren’t under the watchful gaze of your driving instructor, when…