Tag Archives: Car Crashes

Infamous Low-Ass Bridge Claims Camper’s A/C Unit, Sending Witness Into Screaming Fit

Everybody, everybody, look at your calendar! See what day it is? It’s the 8nd of November! Sorry, the 8st of November! That’s 11/8. You know what else is eleven-eight? The infamous 11 foot, 8 inch bridge in Durham, NC, and it’s recently claimed another victim: this big camping trailer’s rooftop A/C unit, and this time…

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Russian Bus Runs a Red Light and Slams Into an Audi A8

There’s nothing more frustrating—and terrifying—than following all the rules of the road, only to get slammed by someone who has conveniently forgotten that red means ‘stop’ and green means ‘go’. An Audi driver in Kazan unfortunately got to experience this first-hand.

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How Dead Bodies Save Lives Every Day On The Road

Glass explodes. Metal screams against metal. A car crash is a waking nightmare, but one that has become increasingly survivable—and we have piles of dead bodies to thank.

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Seattle Truck Blows Load, Empties Balls

A truck lost its load of metal balls yesterday afternoon, sending 44,000 pounds of projectiles gleefully bouncing down one of Seattle’s steep streets. Balls everywhere, what a mess!!!!!

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Watch This Big Rig Tumble Down an Embankment and Remember That Road Signs Are There for a Reason 

We’ve all done it at least once in our lives. We’ve looked at a road sign and gone, “pfft, yeah right”, and gone right on our merry way. You might have gotten lucky with your extra-miles-per-hour-above-the-speed-limit shenanigans—but watch what happens when hubris gets the best of us.

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Mustang Split In Half During Idiotic Street Racing Crash

A guy racing Ford Mustang against another Mustang recently crashed into a utility pole, completely destroying the car but somehow not the driver himself, who got away easy with merely a broken jaw, some missing teeth, and a broken shoulder.

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How Tesla Made the Model 3 So Safe

Tesla made waves earlier this week by announcing that the Model 3 scoring five stars in all of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s crash test categories, leading to the claim that it has “the lowest probability of injury of all cars the safety agency has ever tested.” The Tesla cars have long had a…

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Buy This Beautiful Bronze Lotus Elise Totaled Over Bumper Scratch

The Lotus Elise is a great little sports car and has been on my bucket list for some time, but I’ve never imagined being able to afford one. It turns all I need to wait for is one with a slight scratch and crack in a bumper, like this 2006 Elise for sale on eBay with a salvage title.

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Van Rudely Shoves Replica Porsche 356 Into a London Canal

Yesterday morning in North London, a replica Porsche 356 Speedster was pushed into a canal by a delivery van, producing no serious injuries but a good bit of automotive slapstick.

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Over 37,000 People Died in Car Crashes in 2017

After a terrifying two years of rapidly increasing traffic-related fatalities, the number of people killed in traffic crashes in 2017 dropped 1.8 percent over 2016—but the NHTSA reports that 37,133 people still died, and numbers are still way up from where we were just a few years ago.

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