Tag: driving

Hot cars ‘as bad as drinking and driving’

Richard Aucock motoringresearch.com Driving in a hot car isn’t just uncomfortable, it could be dangerous, says new research published by Seat. A car with an interior hotter than 35 degrees C resulted in drivers reacting similarly to those with 0.05 percent blood alcohol: that’s the legal limit for driving in Scotland. The firm is thus…

Texas – HJM1969

Event: Driving in DARK with NO lights State/Province: Texas Country: United States Event Date/Time: May 23, 2018 06:07:00 am Location: 33.02639189726502, -96.73083607378538 Vehicle Make/Model: Honda/CRV Event Description: Another violent, dangerous psychopath driving IN THE DARK WITH NO HEADLIGHTS ON!!! And yes, it IS DARK outside, I don’t know why my fuktard camera shows light when…

Are you a Dr Jekyll or Mr Hyde driver?

Brian Farrell independent.ie Brian Farrell of the Road Safety Authority has some advice when dealing with aggressive driving The road can be a terribly unforgiving place. If you make a bad decision, at best it’s a wake-up call to pay attention and concentrate on the road. At worst, it could end with catastrophic consequences. People…

@HowsMyDrivingNY Twitter Account Hopes To Hold New York Drivers Accountable

newyork.cbslocal.com NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A Brooklyn man has launched a new Twitter page hoping to hold bad drivers accountable, especially repeat offenders. But some people question whether it’s an invasion of privacy. To look up violations, simply tag me (@HowsMyDrivingNY) along with information about the vehicle like this: plate:abc1234 state:NY replacing the above fields…

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…

Avoid Road Rage; Stay Safe This Holiday Season

Jesse Knutson newschannel5.com NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Despite the bad weather and traffic, it’s best to try to relax behind the wheel. AAA officials said a new study found nearly 80 percent of drivers expressed significant anger, aggression, or road rage behind the wheel at least once in the previous year. Estimates by the AAA Foundation…