Tag Archives: Car Wrecks

This Is What Happens When a Drag Racer’s Parachutes Fail

Just in case you’re skeptical about just how much work a drag racer’s parachutes do to slow down a speeding car, here’s an excellent demonstration. Even though they’re not making that hot caliper-on-rotor contact of the brakes, a car’s drag chutes are incredibly important, as you can see right here on Pro Mod racer…

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Florida Driver’s Windshield Sliced By Flying Plywood

Just in case you thought that none of the cool kids ever do anything as lame as really making sure their loads in pickup truck beds are completely secure, let me scare you straight, you little punk: look what happens when you don’t properly secure your loads. You can cause situations like this, where a sheet of…

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Holy Crap This Is A Bonkers Wreck

I’ll start off by saying that nobody was seriously hurt in this wreck in Atlanta, so feel free to really revel in the remarkable batshittery of it all. I mean, that Mazda 2 tumbles off the roof of that building like a colossal cat just batted it off.

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Our Old Pal the Low-Ass 11-Foot-8 Bridge Dishes Out Hard Street Justice to a Red Light Runner

It’s been a while since we’ve checked in with my favorite local celebrity, the ornery-but-fair Durham, NC bridge we all lovingly call the 11foot8 bridge. Unlike what most people think, the name does not come from the Civil War Union General Elevah Fough-Tate, but rather from the bridge’s clearance height, which is a…

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Watch a Crane Truck Driver Forget The Crane Was Up And Trash Everything

If you drive a truck with a gigantic, extendible crane on top, that’s pretty much the whole raison d’être of the vehicle, and, if you’re driving the truck, your job. So, you’d think knowing if that gigantic crane was up or down would be a pretty major part of your job as a crane truck driver. You’d think. This driver…

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Toronto Police Are Seeking Information About This Horrifying BMW Street Racing Crash

Are there people out there who still think street racing is, somehow, not a terrible idea? Apparently, there’s at least a couple Canadians who do, if this alarming street racing crash involving a BMW 335i from this past Sunday in Toronto is any clue. This is a mess, incredibly stupid, and totally preventable.

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Dog Drives Three-Wheel Truck Into Store Because Dogs Are Lousy Drivers

I love dogs. They’re great in so many ways—loving, goofy, loyal, capable, and so many other ways, in a long, glorious list that definitely does not include driving cars. They’re really shitty drivers. That’s normally not an issue, since they’re also usually too broke to afford cars, but it can cause problems like what…

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Watching An Idiot Stop In The Middle Of A Highway And Cause Two Trucks To Crash Is So Damn Maddening

We’ve seen plenty of dramatic and terrifying videos of car wrecks, but this one has to be one of the most fundamentally maddening and frustrating ones I’ve ever seen. There’s really no other way to put this other than these two trucks were wrecked because of the potent presence of a genuine moron on the highway. Watch…

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Mustang Owners Rejoice As A Camaro Wrecks Leaving A Cars And Coffee

I know all of our Mustang owning-and-loving friends have probably been cringing over the past few months as videos of Mustangs leaving various Cars and Coffee meets and wrecking embarrassingly have been shared all over the internet. Well, now Mustang owners can help themselves to a big scoop of Schadenfreude as they watch this drag-spec Camaro eat a fence.

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Man Claims His Tesla Model S Crashed Into A Trailer All On Its Own

It’s possible that Tesla has achieved another dramatic breakthrough in autonomous car tech: according to a Utah man, his Tesla started itself up and drove under and into a parked trailer, all while unmanned and unattended. It used to take a human to perform such a low-speed, stupid wreck! Impressive.

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