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Police: Man shot while driving on SB Lodge in Detroit
The man was driving around 12:20 a.m. when he heard shots and exited at the Livernois exit on the city’s west side       
-1 points by The Detroit News | Automobile English-language films Transport Police Traffic Michigan State University Driving
Streetcar service in Cincinnati set to make its debut
CINCINNATI (AP) - Cincinnati's new $148 million streetcar service is ready to make its official debut, starting with several days of free rides. The streetcar known as the "Cincinnati Bell Connector" is scheduled to begin carrying passengers Friday and will be free through Sunday. The streetcar will run a 3.6-mile ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Cincinnati Cincinnati streetcars Driving Fare Debut albums The Washington Times
Bike lanes give cyclists free ride at expense of drivers, urban planning
Have we reached "peak driving"? It's the question of the year among urban planning and transportation wonks. Car sales remain strong, yet when corrected for population gain and other factors it turns out the average American family for the first time in decades possesses fewer than two cars, drives...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Road Chicago Automobile Train station Driving Bicycle Transport Driver's license
Cops: Mom smoked pot to celebrate 1st day of school
When cops pulled over a car speeding in a school zone on Tuesday morning, a telltale scent wafted from the window,       
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Car slams into culvert, goes airborne, flips; woman killed
HENRY CLAY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) - A car crash in a small Pennsylvania township has killed a woman.
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Police: Car was going 100 m.p.h. before plunging into Kalamazoo River
A car which crashed into the Kalamazoo River last week was traveling nearly 100 m.p.h. seconds before it hit a bridge.        
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Court hearing on SpeedVegas set for April 6
A hearing has been set for April 6 in Clark County District Court to consider an emergency motion to close the SpeedVegas track south of Las Vegas where customers pay to drive or ride in cars that go more than 150 mph on a 1½-mile course.
-1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Pleading Service of process Civil procedure Driving Plaintiff Cause of action Judge Dispute resolution
Belgian police thwart 'terrorist attack'
Belgian police intercepted a car that was speeding toward a busy shopping area and refused to stop, authorities said Thursday.
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Toddler injured in Ambler hit-and-run

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Childhood Driver's license Toyota T100 Driving Toyota Tacoma Toyota 4Runner Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Man crashes into two police cruisers as officers were investigating a traffic accident
Colorado Springs resident Jose Padilla, 32, crashed into two police cruisers with their emergency lights on as the officers were investigating a traffic accident, police say.
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2 who fled state police in Wayne County arrested
Pair of driver pursuits late Wednesday involve foot chases, a street sign, even a K-9 taking a bite out of crime        
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Police: NYC driver drags trooper during stop on Long Island
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a state trooper is recovering from head injuries suffered when he was dragged by a vehicle he had pulled over on a Long Island highway. State police say the trooper conducted a traffic stop on a man driving on the Southern State Parkway in ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | English-language films Driving Automobile Road Lane State police Traffic Motorway
Saving lives is worth the hardship of more driving restrictions for young adults
To the editor: The Times seems skeptical of the goal of AB 63, a bill to extend California’s Graduated Driver License Law to 20-year-olds. Much research has noted success for this law for teens ages 16 and 17, reducing the highway death rate for this age group. (“Driving while young adult,” editorial,...
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Millennial drivers are highway hazards, survey shows
88% of Millennial drivers engage in some form of risky behavior behind the wheel.         
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Fire breaks out next to arabber stables in West Baltimore; horses safe
A fire broke out Tuesday night in a three-story rowhouse next to Fremont Avenue's historic arabber stables. No horses were injured from the small blaze, which did not spread to the stables, said Michael Goines, who helps muck out the stalls and occasionally works as an arabber. The fire in the...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Horse Carriage Marlon Wayans Driving Fire protection Horse-drawn vehicle Horse harness Building
2 die in fiery crash at Speed Vegas racetrack
The Clark County coroner and the Metropolitan Police Department are at the scene of a deadly car crash and fire at the SpeedVegas racetrack, 14200 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
964 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | English-language films Automobile Driving Las Vegas Boulevard 2000s American television series Volkswagen Group The Incident Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
Cops: DUI driver kills woman in parked car

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Abuse Automobile Bullying Driving Driver's license Defamation English-language films Human rights
Dramatic video shows big rig toppled by high winds crushing cop car on Wyoming highway
Dramatic video of a tractor-trailer toppling onto a Wyoming Highway Patrol car shows just how windy it can get on the high plains. The truck was driving on Interstate 80 in southern Wyoming on Tuesday when it blew over onto the parked patrol car. No one was inside the patrol car, and Patrol Lt....
1187 points by Los Angeles Times | Automobile Car chase Truck Driving Interstate Highway System English-language films Great Plains Wyoming
Woman killed at shooting victim’s vigil
SANTA ANA, Calif. — An Orange County woman has been killed while attending a vigil for a man shot to death a day earlier. The Orange County Register says 27-year-old Trisha Verdugo of Orange was hit by a car in a strip-mall parking lot Thursday night. She and other mourners had gathered at a makeshift...
9 points by New York Post | Orange County California Santa Ana California The Orange County Register Automobile Southern California Orange California San Bernardino County California Driving
Cleveland police officers injured in four-car crash while rushing to call
Two Cleveland police officers were injured Thursday while rushing with their lights and sirens on to a call on Cleveland's East Side. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A Cleveland police cruiser rushing to a disturbance at a liquor store ended up in a four-car crash after someone pulled in front of the cruiser at an intersection in the city's Glenville neighborhood. The two police officers in the cruiser suffered minor injuries. Another driver suffered a knee injury, police said. The crash happened about 5:30 p.m. Thursday on Superior Avenue and East 105th Street. The officer was driving on Superior with his lights and sirens on as he approached the red light. The officer slowed and drove left of the double yellow lines around stopped traffic, police said. Another car on East 105th Street failed to stop for the cruiser and drove into the intersection. The cruiser crashed into the side of the car, police said. The other car bounced off the cruiser and hit the front of a third car that had stopped on East 105th Street for the cruiser. The cruiser spun after the crash and stopped in the intersection. A fourth car driving north on East 105th crashed into the back of the cruiser, according to police. The driver of that car sped off and has not been identified, police said. No arrests have been made.   If you'd like to comment on this story, visit Friday's crime and courts comments section.
47 points by The Plain Dealer | English-language films Driving Crime Police Light Road Punk rock Crashed
Keanu Reeves’ ‘John Wick’ stunt training was no joke
Reeves ripped a steering wheel off a car and took home guns from the set to practice.
57 points by New York Post | Driving Steering The Matrix Automobile Keanu Reeves Combat Stunt Stunt performer
Baltimore police ID man shot to death by officer this week
Police on Thursday identified an 18-year-old man who was shot and killed by police Tuesday afternoon as Curtis Jamal Deal. Police said Deal, of Pigtown, was shot after running from police and holding a gun. The officer who shot Deal, who has not been identified, feared for his own life, police...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Criminal law English-language films Week-day names Marilyn Monroe Automobile Firearm Crime Driving
Officer injured when startled motorist hits the gas pedal
An officer was injured early Thursday while responding to a call of a man slumped over the wheel of a car in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood, police said.  Officers were called to the 2300 block of South Hoyne Avenue around 3:55 a.m. and tried to make contact with the driver, police said. The...
17 points by Chicago Tribune | Automobile Transport Wheel Tire English-language films Driving Chariot Rock music
NYPD cops are using illegal license plate covers to thwart traffic cameras
Scores of NYPD cops have installed illegal flash-reflecting plastic covers on their personal-vehicle license plates that can thwart toll and traffic cameras — and officials said a crackdown is under way. An “Inside Edition” investigation shared exclusively with The Post before its airing Thursday found covers on the plates of more than 100 cars displaying...
4112 points by New York Post | Manhattan New York City Lower East Side Police Constable English-language films Driving Traffic
California bill would prohibit state agencies from disclosing the personal information of applicants
Essential Politics: Holder visits Democratic lawmakers in Sacramento, Assembly advances bill providing immigration law resources Feb. 7, 2017, 5:02 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: Former U.S. Atty....
137 points by Los Angeles Times | Law Driver's license Federal government of the United States Driver's education United States Learner's permit Driving Commercial driver's license
Man accused of road rage shooting suspected in more cases
LILLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina man accused of shooting a motorist in a road-rage incident is a suspect in other shootings.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Coroner Sheriff Shire Automobile Driving
Police release name of man who died in Springfield crash
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Police have released the name of the man who died when his car struck a tractor-trailer in Springfield.Police said Tuesday that 31-year-old city resident Jose Flores died when the Mercedes-Benz he was driving struck the rear area of the truck and became lodged under it at about 3:30 a.m. Monday.The truck was leaving a repair shop parking lot on Cottage Street.Flores, the vehicle's lone occupant, was pronounced dead at the scene. The truck driver was not hurt.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Truck English-language films Life Automobile Semi-trailer truck Diesel engine Tire Driving
Police: Woman shot, wounded after hitting officer with car
SPRING LAKE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a female motorist was shot and wounded by a North Carolina police officer whom she had hit with her car following a traffic stop.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | North Carolina Automobile Driving South Carolina Traffic Lake English-language films Carolina Hurricanes
Cops shoot passenger in car chased from Mount Vernon to Bronx
Police shot and wounded a passenger in a car being pursued from Mount Vernon to the Bronx Tuesday, officials said.
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Corrections recruit arrested, fired after 1 week on the job
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Jacksonville, Florida, corrections officer who had just started work last week has been arrested and fired after authorities say he led them on a chase.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Driving Crime English-language films American films Automobile Traffic law
Corrections recruit arrested after 1 week on job
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville corrections officer who had just started work last week has been arrested and fired after authorities say he led them on a chase. Citing an arrest report, news outlets say 19-year-old Joshua Vergara refused to stop Saturday afternoon for an officer who was trying ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | English-language films Crime Driving Automobile 2000s British television series American films Traffic law The Chase
Missouri man gets probation in 8-year-old driver's death
TROY, Kan. (AP) — A Missouri man whose 8-year-old granddaughter died in a car wreck when he let her drive him home from church has been sentenced to one year of probation.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Criminal law Automobile Crime Truck Misdemeanor Driving Diesel engine
Man killed in Englewood crash
A 58-year-old man was killed in a traffic crash in Englewood early Sunday, police said. He was driving a Chevrolet Malibu north in the 5900 block of South Ashland Avenue at 10 a.m.. A Cadillac Escalade ran a red light and collided with the Malibu, police said. The man in the Malibu was taken to...
1128 points by Chicago Tribune | General Motors Driving Driver's license English-language films Cadillac Escalade Chevrolet Malibu Driver's education 2000s American television series
Monster mash: Truck driver parks on top of car during road rage bust-up (PHOTOS)
One driver literally parked his pickup truck on top of another motorist’s vehicle after tempers boiled over in a recent road rage incident in northern Florida. Read Full Article at
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Police: Forest Park cop fatally shoots hit-and-run suspect
A Forest Park police officer shot and killed a hit-and-run suspect as he drove a stolen car toward the officer Friday evening, authorities said.The shooting happened around 6:15 p.m. near the intersection of Jackson Boulevard and Central Avenue along the border with Oak Park, according to a statement...
157 points by Chicago Tribune | Automobile Blue Line Constable English-language films Driving Chicago Chicago 'L' Chicago metropolitan area
New Jersey Target's 2-ton red ball comes loose, hits moving car
Ben HooperFeb. 3 (UPI) -- Surveillance cameras at a New Jersey Target captured the moment a truck bumped one of the iconic red concrete balls, causing it to roll into a moving car.
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Jeep stolen with baby inside

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Canton driver burned in I-94 semi, car hauler crash
Semi-truck sideswiped car hauler on I-94 near mile marker 92, Michigan State Police said.        
35 points by Detroit Free Press | Truck Road Kalamazoo Michigan Michigan English-language films Automobile Driving Michigan State University
Man, 86, dies weeks after being struck by car in Oak Park
A man died weeks after he was struck by a car while crossing the street in west suburban Oak Park in October.
-2 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Cook County Illinois Chicago Automobile Death Vehicle English-language films Maywood Illinois Driving
Car company heads say they're doing all they can to help prevent texting-and-driving accidents
L.A. Auto Show 2016 live updates: The Chevy Bolt EV wins Green Car of the Year Nov. 17, 2016, 11:02 a.m. The Los Angeles Auto Show opens to the public Friday and ends Nov. 27. Take a look through our coverage from the four days of press previews and keynotes, known as AutoMobility L.A., to see...
17 points by Los Angeles Times | Automobile Road safety The Road Los Angeles Road Traffic Driving Late-2000s recession
Metro Police ID officer involved in shooting
An officer Metro Police said shot at a teen who tried to run over officers with a car Monday has been identified as Scott Hinckley, 33, who has been with the department since February 2014. Hinckley is on routine paid administrative leave pending the ...
-2 points by Las Vegas Sun | Automobile Walking English-language films Honda American films Honda Civic Vehicle Driving
Man with syringes and needles in car causes three-vehicle collision; woman and boyfriend bloody each other, then get pulled over: Berea police blotter
Berea arrested an Olmsted Falls man after a car he was driving hit at least one other vehicle and possibly two vehicles. Also, a Cleveland woman with her boyfriend's blood on her shirt was arrested after police checked her license-plate number and determined that her license was suspended. Carol Kovach, special to Sun News  Operating a vehicle under the influence, North Rocky River Drive: An Olmsted Falls man, 62, was arrested at about 12:50 p.m. Nov. 10 after a car he was driving hit at least one other vehicle and possibly two vehicles. A witness called police after seeing the man, in a four-door silver Mazda, driving recklessly while southbound on both Interstate 71 and Ohio 237. The Mazda almost collided with a car the witness was driving. The Mazda slowed, accelerated and slammed into a concrete median. The witness saw the man speed past Sheldon Road and onto North Rocky River southbound. A police cruiser started following the man, who slowed to 25 mph. Police tried to pull over the man's car but he wouldn't stop. The three-car collision occurred on North Rocky River south of Grayton Road. Police found several syringes, needles, a spoon and a plastic bag containing white power in the man's car. Operating a vehicle under the influence, West Bagley Road: A Cleveland woman, 39, was arrested at about 2:30 a.m. Nov. 13 after police checked her license-plate number and determined that her license was suspended. Police saw the woman driving a Ford Focus 50 mph in a 35-mph zone on West Bagley near Karl Street. They stopped her car in the parking lot of Olmsted Auto Sales on West Bagley. The woman's live-in boyfriend, 37, was a passenger in the car. His face was cut and bleeding, and the woman had blood on her shirt. The woman told police that she and her boyfriend, while arguing in a Cleveland bar, punched each other in the face. He denied hitting her. Marijuana possession, West Bagley Road: A Berea man, 54, was arrested at about 8:30 p.m. Nov. 11 after he passed out in the backseat of a limousine, which was parked outside Quarrytown Apartments, 55 West Bagley. The limo driver called police and said he had chauffeured the man from his Quarrytown apartment to a house in Wickliffe. The man was friendly and conversational during the ride. After about 30 minutes in Wickliffe, the driver took the man back to Quarrytown. During the ride home, the man was quiet and made "odd noises." Once at Quarrytown, the driver could not wake the man after trying for 15 minutes. Police tried rousing the man but he only cracked his eyes briefly and mumbled. Paramedics arrived and loaded the man into an ambulance. The man regained consciousness and asked what was happening. He was taken to Southwest General Hospital. Officers then saw a plastic bag containing what looked like marijuana sticking out of the man's pants pocket. The man admitted that he had also been drinking. Operating a vehicle under the influence, West Grand Street: A Berea man, 51, was arrested at about 8:40 p.m. Nov. 13 after police saw him driving a Ford F-150 pickup truck erratically. The man turned from Henry Street onto North Rocky River Drive without signaling. Then his truck went left of center. Police stopped the truck after it turned onto West Grand and into the Berea Beverage parking lot. Operating a vehicle under the influence, Prospect Street: A Berea man, 24, was arrested at about 11:55 p.m. Nov. 11 after police saw his Dodge Ram turn right from Fournier Street onto Baker Street without signaling. The pickup truck also went left of center and swerved to the right. Police stopped the vehicle in the parking lot of True North Shell on Prospect. Driving with a suspended license, West Bagley Road: A South Euclid man, 30, was arrested at about 10 a.m. Nov. 13 after police learned that the owner of the car he was driving did not have a valid driver's license. The man told police the car belonged to his girlfriend. Police checked the man's Social Security number and learned that five warrants had been issued for his arrest, and that his license had also been suspended. Officers found marijuana in the man's backpack.  If you would like to comment on this story, please visit Wednesday's crime and courts comments section.
-2 points by The Plain Dealer | Ford F-Series Cuyahoga County Ohio Automobile Truck Pickup truck Ford Motor Company Driving Transport
Man who did time for fatal DUI crash now accused of driving with no license
A former truck driver who spent a decade in prison for a drug-related crash that claimed the life of a Schaumburg Eagle Scout is back in legal trouble after authorities twice accused him of getting behind the wheel without a license. Richard Gancarz, 59, was set free Tuesday after spending the...
323 points by Chicago Tribune | Felony Driver's license Driving Criminal law Driver's education Hoffman Estates Illinois Traffic law Viggo Mortensen
Merging into traffic? You're doing it wrong
Those jerks who zoom to the front of the line and cut in front are right, experts say.         
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Pedestrian killed; Moreland Avenue shut down

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Police: Car crashes after being hit by bullets, catches fire
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Police in central New York say a car crashed into a utility pole and burst into flames after the driver heard bullets hit the vehicle. Syracuse police say the 41-year-old man driving the car was able to escape the vehicle early Sunday in Syracuse and wasn't ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | English-language films Automobile Driving New York Vehicle Transport Truck Walking
New Illinois law to teach drivers what to do if stopped by police
A new Illinois law aims to help drivers answer the timely question of what to do if stopped by police. The measure comes amid heightened tension in Chicago and across the nation over how traffic stops can go terribly wrong — and in the worst cases turn deadly. Targeting the newest and youngest...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Police Driving Criminal justice Law Driver's license Illinois Education School
Pics of overdosed adults with child will shock you
“We feel it necessary to show the other side of this horrible drug,” police said.         
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Pics of overdosed adults with child in car will shock you
“We feel it necessary to show the other side of this horrible drug,” police said.         
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Police shares images of overdosed adults with child in car
“We feel it necessary to show the other side of this horrible drug,” police said.         
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