Driver fined for staying too long at Romford petrol station
A driver received a £60 parking penalty charge for remaining too long at a petrol station forecourt.
BBC News

Drivers mount pavement to get past bin lorries in Cornwall
“Shocking” video footage has shown motorists driving on pavements as they squeeze past bin lorries.
BBC News

Snowplow driver fired over ‘grossly negligent behavior’ on Ohio highway
An Ohio snowplow driver was fired for “grossly negligent behavior” after blasting oncoming traffic on the highway with an icy torrent of snow which resulted in a 55-car crash that left 18 people injured.
BBC News

Watch: $200K Audi RS6 is rescued after driver reverses into river
According to a local report, the 37-year-old driver had parked the RS6 Avant next to a river before getting out for a toilet break. Upon returning to the car, he reportedly put it in reverse instead of drive, and the wagon fell into the river.

Motorist, 75, strikes pedestrian and drives into Manhattan Trader Joe’s
An elderly woman lost control of her vehicle and drove into a Trader Joe’s — striking a pedestrian in the process, police said.
New York Post

Vehicles destroyed after driver plows into car lot
Half a dozen cars were destroyed when a BMW crashed into the car lot of a BMW dealership in Southern California.


Costly crash for drink driver who slammed into power pole
Viliame Temo had more than twice the legal alcohol limit in his blood when he slammed into a power pole, writing-off his $35,000 car.
New Zealand Herald

Driver avoids injury after ice chunk falls from Utah road sign, smashes windshield
Dramatic video shows the moment a chunk of ice fell from a road sign on Interstate 15 and crashed into a car’s windshield.

A Pittsburgh bus driver came to work on his day off. His familiar route took him to a bridge collapse
A driver who was supposed to be having a day off got behind the wheel of a bus for extra cash, and found himself caught up in a bridge collapse.

VIDEO: Woman takes selfie as car sinks down frozen river
A woman who was rescued after her car partially plunged into a frozen river stunned onlookers when she starting taking selfies while standing on top of her vehicle.

A1(M) Sawtry crash: Driver killed as he gets out of car
A man died after he was hit by a lorry as he emerged from his car after colliding with crash barriers.
BBC News

Drivers suffer vision loss in laser pen attacks
Police appealed for witnesses after a string of laser pen attack on drivers in south west Scotland.
BBC News


Delivery driver reported after being caught driving car “FULL TO THE BRIM” with parcels
A delivery driver was reported after Essex Police caught them with so many parcels stuffed in the vehicle they were unable to see out of the windows safely.

Drunk HGV driver who led police on 20-mile chase on M4 is jailed
A HGV driver has been jailed for 14 months for driving while almost five times the drink-drive limit.
BBC News

HGV driver jailed for killing motorcyclist while on phone in Hampshire
A lorry driver who killed a motorcyclist, while talking hands-free on his phone and then drove away, has been jailed.
BBC News

Texas driver cited for using carpool lanes with skeleton passenger
Authorities in Texas said a driver using a high-occupancy vehicle lane was ticketed when deputies noticed the only passenger was a Halloween skeleton.

Gisborne mum-to-be killed in crash with logging truck on wrong side of road – but no charges for offending driver
A Gisborne woman expecting her first child was killed in a crash with a logging truck that was driving on the wrong side of the road – but the driver will not face charges.
New Zealand Herald

Police: Wrong-Way Driver With Nearly 100 Infractions Kills Infant In Stroller; Community Calls For Reckless Driving Crackdown
Brooklyn community leaders called on the city to crack down on reckless drivers Monday after an infant was killed and her parents were badly hurt.
CBS New York

APRIL 2021

Cambridgeshire A505 death: Wrong-way Spanish lorry driver jailed
A Spanish lorry driver who killed a man while driving in the wrong lane on an A-road has been jailed for two years.
BBC News

Kitchen wrecked as Rutland woman’s home hit for 10th time
A woman whose home has been crashed into 10 times has demanded action is taken to slow down drivers.
BBC News

Out-of-control motorist fatally strikes scooter driver, plows into NYC outdoor dining area
An out-of-control driver fatally struck a man on a scooter before plowing into an outdoor dining set-up in Queens on Thursday night, police and sources said.
NY Post

Rubbernecking after fatal accident causes second pile-up in Southampton
Back-to-back crashes in the Hamptons Thursday afternoon killed one driver and left at least three people injured.
NY Post

Unlicensed NSW driver allegedly clocked at 200km/h with three kids in car
Three children aged under five, including a seven-month-old baby, have been lucky to escape unharmed after the car they were travelling in was allegedly clocked at 200km/h before crashing.

Saudi Arabia: Squabbling drivers cause Jeddah traffic nightmare
Abu Dhabi: The case of two hard-headed drivers’ fight over right of way, which caused a traffic nightmare in Jeddah, was referred to the Public Prosecution pending trial, police said.
Gulf News


M56 crash: Driver dies after hitting stationary lorry
A 26-year-old man who crashed into a stationary highways maintenance lorry on a motorway has died.
BBC News

Driver admits causing M62 mobile home crash which killed two
A driver has pleaded guilty to causing the deaths of two men when a mobile home transporter crashed on a motorway.
BBC News

Texas man records himself drinking behind wheel minutes before fatal crash
A Texas man posted a video of himself drinking alcohol behind the wheel on Facebook Live just minutes before crashing his car — killing all three of his passengers.
NY Post

Van driver admits killing parents of two young girls in crash
A van driver has admitted causing the deaths of the parents of two young girls while he had drugs in his system.
BBC News

Nowra: Car plunges off 30m cliff south of Sydney
A car has plunged off a cliff at a popular lookout south of Sydney narrowly missing a bushwalker below.

South Florida driver survives metal smashing through windshield on highway
A South Florida driver recounted the terrifying moments a piece of metal smashed through his windshield while driving on Interstate 95, missing him by inches.
WXYZ Detroit

Pickup truck leaves Florida road, ends up in swimming pool
The Florida Highway Patrol said a driver was not injured when his pickup truck left the road and ended up plunging into a resident’s backyard swimming pool.

MAY 2020

Second man jailed over Nottinghamshire stolen hearse crash
A man involved in the theft of a hearse has been jailed for 38 months.
BBC News

Coronavirus: Lancashire Porsche driver caught at 144mph in 50 zone
A Porsche driver was caught accelerating to 144mph (231km/h) in a 50mph zone after overtaking a police car during the coronavirus lockdown.
BBC News

A teen, caught speeding in his father’s car, was going 191 mph
With fewer drivers on the road during the coronavirus pandemic, police in the Toronto region have charged at least 150 people with street racing or stunt racing — including a 19-year-old driving 191 mph.

A 5-year-old boy was pulled over in Utah on his way to California to try to buy a Lamborghini
A 5-year-old boy with $3 in his pocket was pulled over by Utah police while driving his parent’s car to California to buy a Lamborghini.

Car won’t stop: Dramatic rescue of 20-year-old woman in SUV deathtrap
Watch the heart-stopping rescue of an Ohio woman who reported her car wouldn’t slow down on a busy highway.
New York Times

Turtle crashes through Georgia driver’s windshield on highway
A Georgia driver is warning motorists after a turtle came flying through her windshield on the highway near Savannah.
New York Post

NSW P-plater with kids in car charged with driving 170km/hr
A P-plate driver in New South Wales has been charged by police after she was caught driving 170km/h with three children in the car.

SA teens allegedly stole, drove taxi 200km
Three teens have been charged after allegedly assaulting a taxi driver, stealing his car and driving it for 200km in South Australia.


Tesla Autopilot crash driver ‘was playing video game’
An Apple employee who died after his Tesla car hit a concrete barrier was playing a video game at the time of the crash, investigators believe.
BBC News

Driver rescued by canoe from submerged car in Old Kilpatrick
A woman is taken to safety by canoe after becoming trapped in her submerged car.
BBC News

FedEx driver survives 75-foot fall off bridge after trying to help stranded motorist
A delivery truck driver is lucky to be alive after stopping to help a stranded motorist in North Carolina and falling about 75 feet off a bridge.

Third runner dies after a truck hit members of an Oklahoma high school track team
Three members of an Oklahoma high school track and cross-country team died after a pickup truck hit six team members who had just started a practice run.

Driving instructor’s car impounded for letting a drunk student get behind the wheel
A professional driving instructor was left without his car for 30 days after the student he was teaching was caught driving impaired.

Family of 5 killed by head-on, wrong-way crash in Georgia
Six people, including a family of five from Virginia, were killed during a head-on crash with a wrong-way driver on a Georgia highway, authorities said.
New York Post

Schoolboy in serious condition after being hit by P-plate driver in Brisbane
A schoolboy was rushed to hospital in a serious condition after being hit by a ute while waiting at a bus stop in Brisbane.

‘This is a really big problem’ – driver on M8 fined £100 for staying in outside lane without overtaking
A driver was fined £100 and given three penalty points for staying in the outer lane of the M8 without overtaking any other vehicles, in a move welcomed by many road-users on social media.
Edinburgh News


Learner driver jailed for causing Glasgow car chase death
A learner driver who caused the death of his friend hours after taking a cocktail of drugs has been jailed for five years.
BBC News

M66 drink-driver had no front tyres
A man who was stopped on the motorway because he was driving a car with no front tyres was six times over the drink-driving limit.
BBC News

Parker County couple injured after woman crashes into home
A driver who took off during a traffic stop drove four miles away before crashing into a home, injuring the two people who lived inside.
Fox 4

One dead after bus driving students home from March for Life crashes
One person died and at least two were injured when a car crashed with a charter bus carrying Covington Catholic High School students home from the March for Life in Washington.
New York Post

Arizona driver busted for riding with skeleton in HOV lane
Arizona police busted a man using the carpool lane with a skeleton as his “passenger”.
New York Post

DDOT driver recording video messages while driving raises safety concerns
A Detroit bus driver is under fire after appearing to make video calls while driving passengers.

Truck driver in ‘wild crash’ caught on video charged with careless driving
A man has been charged for what police called a “wild” and “shocking” crash that was caught on dashcam video and posted online.


Lucky escape for driver as van crashes into River Avon
A driver and passenger had a lucky escape when their van crashed into a river in Bristol.
BBC News

Son, 7, dies when suspected drunk dad hits light pole in Clinton Twp
A 7-year-old boy was killed when his father, who police believe was drunk, drove through an intersection and crashed into a utility pole head-on.
Fox 4

Family becomes trapped after GPS directs their minivan onto snowmobile trail
A family was trapped in a ditch for seven hours after following their GPS directions right onto a snowmobile trail.
New York Post

Wool car fire: Driver reported over rail track ‘driving error’
A woman was reported for driving without due car and attention after driving a car on to a live railway track, causing the vehicle to catch fire.
BBC News

Driver accused of being impaired after car sideswiped shed
A 31-year-old man was been charged with impaired driving after a crash that left a vehicle suspended in a shed.

Security video shows moment bus driver rescued toddler in middle of busy Denver road
A dramatic video shows the moment a bus driver spotted a toddler in the middle of a busy road then stopped, picked up the child and put him on board the vehicle.

Car wedged in pedestrian lane on New York bridge
Police in New York said it took hours to remove a car that apparently drove onto the narrow pedestrian lanes of a bridge and became wedged in place.


Motorcyclists caught doing almost 200 mph in Sussex
Three motorcyclists who were caught riding at speeds of almost 200 miles an hour on roads in Sussex have been convicted.
Spirit FM

Careless driver watched television on his phone while cruising along A12
A distracted driver was caught watching television on a mobile phone that was propped up on the speedometer as he cruised along the motorway.
Daily Gazette 

Uninsured dad caught driving two kids with no child seats or seat belts
A man was told he must appear in court after being pulled over for a string of driving offences, including driving his two kids – aged one and five – without car seats or seat belts.
Hull Daily Mail

Pensioner finally caught by police after driving without a licence for 50 years
A man who had been driving without a licence for 50 years was finally caught by police after he was involved in a minor crash.

Video shows school bus driver drinking beer during pickups
A school bus driver in Illinois was arrested and charged after surveillance footage filmed her purchasing and then drinking beer while transporting elementary school children.
Fox 4

Dog puts car in reverse, drives in circles in Florida neighborhood
Officers in Port St. Lucie responded to a cul-de-sac after residents reported a car driving in circles in reverse then spotted a dog in the driver’s seat.
Fox 4

Video: UAE driver crashes into a median because of his phone
Abu Dhabi Police released CCTV footage of a traffic collision caused by distracted driving. In the video, a driver can be seen driving his SUV on a busy highway before losing control of the steering wheel leading to the vehicle spinning out of control.
Gulf News


Driver caught with sofas strapped to car roof
Police shared a photo of a car they stopped which had sofa chairs strapped to the roof. The furniture was wedged into the vehicle above and below the open boot, secured with only a few straps.

Driver’s miracle escape after car impaled by logs ‘when he crashed into truck while reaching for coffee’
A driver escaped with minor injuries after smashing into a log-hauling truck that sent dozens of them through his windshield while driving on a highway. Reportedly, the driver was reaching for a spilled coffee at the time of the collision.

Online video catches out ‘pathetic’ 100mph driver
A YouTuber who filmed himself driving at speeds of almost 100mph at a notorious incident blackspot was caught after putting the footage on social media, a court heard.

Victoria Police flag speeding pizza delivery driver for FaceTiming behind wheel
A pizza delivery driver flagged for speeding was left facing an even heftier fine after police found him using FaceTime while driving.
Global News 

Taxi driver drops cell phone, nearly drives into fountain at Columbus Circle
A distracted taxi driver almost ended up in a fountain while fumbling with his cell phone, according to police.
New York Post 

Martin Cameron jailed over friend’s death in 125mph crash
A man who was banned from the road three times in five years was jailed for causing the death of his friend in a 125mph crash.
BBC News

Distracted driver causes geyser on Canyon Road
A driver who crashed into a fire hydrant causing a geyser was distracted, according to police.
Lamorinda Weekly

Warning over danger selfies after waves crash into car in Cornwall
HM Coastguard issued a warning after a car was thrashed around by huge waves on the south coast of Cornwall. It was believed that the driver was trying to film himself as he passed along the road.
Cornwall Live

Driver charged for hit-skip, unsafe vehicle after driving with hood blocking windshield
A sedan driver who was involved in a crash in which her bumper was knocked off was seen driving away from the scene at high speed, forcing the vehicle’s hood up in front of the windshield. Reportedly, the driver continued driving like this for about three miles.


Man killed while trying to cross I-35 in Dallas
A man was hit and killed by an 18-wheeler while walking on Interstate 35 in Dallas just before midnight.
Fox 4 News

School bus dashcam captures close call after speeding pickup truck nearly hits teen
A bus driver was commended for her “quick-thinking” when she realized a speeding pickup truck wasn’t intending to stop as she picked up a passenger.
Fox 4 News 

Driver jailed over ‘horrifying’ Cardiff takeaway crash
A disqualified driver and drug addict was jailed after driving a car into a Chinese takeaway.
BBC News

Driver admits killing friend in A74(M) motorway crash
A driver admitted killing a friend in a motorway crash after his vehicle was clocked doing 90mph just before the collision.
BBC News 

Caught on camera: Tow truck driver just misses getting hit by SUV
A tow truck driver was left counting his blessings after a close call at work when an SUV missed hitting him by about two feet.
WXYZ Detroit 

Tesla driver appears to fall asleep behind wheel of moving car
Video taken on a busy road in the US appears to show a man asleep behind the wheel of a self-driving car.

Banned driver left passenger with serious injuries after high speed crash while over the alcohol limit
A disqualified driver is believed to have been under the influence of alcohol when he crashed into a concrete power pole at speed, leaving his teenage passenger with serious head injuries, a court was told.

Video: Negligent driver blamed for smashup at hypermarket parking lot in Dubai
A negligent driver was blamed for severely damaging two parked cars in a parking lot in Dubai.
Gulf News

Too fast, too furious: UAE driver busted for speeding at 225 km/h
A driver was caught speeding in the emirate of Umm Al Quwain in what police described as “insane”.
Gulf News


Jessi Combs killed in ‘horrific accident’ attempting to break land speed record
A racer and TV personality died in a driving collision on the Alvord desert in southeast Oregon while attempting to break the women’s land speed record.
Fox 4 

Sleeping driver blamed for 6-vehicle crash: OPP
A 74-year-old man was charged with careless driving after police say he fell asleep at the wheel and caused a six-vehicle collision.

Car crashes into Dallas home, barely misses sleeping homeowner
A Dallas man made it out with minimal injuries after a car slammed into his bedroom. The homeowner said he would have been hit had he been asleep on the other side of the bed.
Fox 4

Video shows wrong way driver before 3 people were killed in wreck
Three people were killed after a car heading the wrong way struck another vehicle head-on.
WXYZ Detroit

Newlyweds killed in collision only moments after wedding
A newly married couple died just minutes after their wedding when their car and a pickup truck collided as they were leaving the ceremony; the crash was witnessed by the sister and mother of the groom.

Is it a bike? Is it a plane? Bizarre-looking vehicle stopped on motorway
Police described stopping one of the strangest vehicles seen on Britain’s roads – a motorbike gaffer-taped to look like a boat.
ITV News 

Police clock driver at 178 km/h near Red Harbour
Police captured a driver on radar with readings of more than 80 km/h over the posted speed limit.

Investigators say underage driver struck and killed man walking his dog in Houston, Texas
A 13-year-old driver was behind the wheel when a man and his dog were struck by a vehicle and killed.

Plane lands on busy road after the ‘engine quit’
Motorists driving along a road in Washington state were stunned when a small aircraft joined their commute, after the “engine quit” and the pilot landed the plane in between a gap of traffic, before stalling it at a red light.
ITV News

JULY 2019

Speeding driver slams into Fort Worth pizza restaurant
Three people were injured after a car collided with a pizza restaurant while traveling at what witnesses said looked “almost 100 miles an hour”.
Fox 4

Update: Truck driver cited for speeding after tons of trash spills on I-89, Warner River
Authorities said the driver of a tractor-trailer loaded with 60,000 pounds of trash that tipped over, spilling garbage across a highway and shutting down the southbound lanes for several hours, was driving too fast.
Concord Monitor 

Driver crashes car into barrier outside FBI headquarters
A suspected intoxicated driver crashed into a barrier outside FBI headquarters and prompted a large police response after telling authorities there was a bomb in his car.
New York Post 

WATCH: 29 die as bus falls off India’s ‘highway to hell’
A bus with 50 passengers skidded off a highway near the Indian city of Agra, killing at least 29 people, according to police. The driver was suspected to have fallen asleep before the bus hit a divider and fell into a gap between two flyovers.
News 24 

Driver who stopped to help motorcyclist also killed in Red Oak crash
A man who stopped to check on the victim of a motorcycle collision was hit by an 18-wheeler and also killed.
Fox 4 

Australian children take 900km drive in stolen car
Four children aged 10-14 packed fishing rods and money into a 4×4 before illegally driving themselves more than 900km (560 miles) across Australia, according to police.
BBC News

Dash camera captures Lime scooter rider on I-35 in downtown Dallas during rush hour
A rider on an electric rental scooter with a top speed of about 17 mph was captured by dash camera footage making his way across six lanes of traffic on an interstate with a top speed of 70 mph.
Fox 4 

WATCH | The mane man: Lion hitches ride on car during game drive
Visitors to the Lion and Safari Park in South Africa got a little more than they bargained for when a lion jumped on top of a Jeep as it travelled through the park.
News 24 

JUNE 2019

Semi-truck carrying bridge beam jackknifed, blocking traffic in Fort Worth
A semi-truck carrying a bridge beam jackknifed while trying to make a turn, blocking traffic until crews could move the truck.
Fox 4

Alleged drink-driver takes out two cars during early morning joyride
A driver was allegedly three times over the drink-driving limit when she crashed into two parked cars before fleeing the scene.

Man fatally struck by truck on 121 while refilling gas tank of stolen vehicle
Police said a man died after being struck on SH-121 while refilling the gas tank of a car that had been reported stolen.
Fox 4

Police arrested a man in the UK for driving with a pint of Guinness in his car cup holder
A 54-year-old man in Birmingham, England, was arrested for driving with a pint glass of Guinness in his car’s cup holder.
Business Insider

PICS: Motorist narrowly escapes death as boulders roll on to Franschhoek pass
A motorist escaped serious injury after a rockslide caused massive boulders to rain down on his car.
News 24

WATCH: Making a splash! Driver plunges car into swimming pool
A 93-year-old woman crashed her car into an indoor pool where eight people were participating in an arthritis exercise class.
Wheels 24

Google Maps detour directs nearly 100 drivers into a muddy field
Nearly 100 people ended up stuck in a field after taking a Google Maps detour to avoid delays en route to Denver airport.

Police: Dad ran over daughter, drove away
Police said a father ran over his 15-year-old daughter and then drove away.

MAY 2019

Driver travels 40 miles in wrong direction on I-15, runs another vehicle off the road
Police say an intoxicated driver traveled approximately 40 miles in the wrong direction, running another vehicle off the road.
St George News

Sneaky NY Driver Caught by Police With Fake, Hand-Drawn Car Inspection Sticker
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office in New York shared a picture on their Facebook page showing a fake inspection sticker made from a square of red construction paper.
The Drive

Impaired driver nabbed behind the wheel of power loader: OPP
An anonymous tip led to law enforcement officers intercepting a power loader used in road repairs, being operated by an impaired driver.
Ottawa Citizen

WATCH: Man survives after car rolls over him at Cape Town petrol station
A petrol station customer is lucky to be alive after a motor vehicle ran over him.
News 24

Impaired driver arrested after crashing dad’s car, then mom’s: RCMP
North Vancouver RCMP say a man was arrested for suspected impaired driving after crashing two cars in three hours: first his dad’s, then his mom’s.

Dangerous driver jailed after being caught on body-worn video
A dangerous driver who thought he’d given police officers the slip after an 80mph pursuit has been jailed for more than a year, thanks to the power of body-worn video.
Birmingham Updates

Tow truck driver falls asleep, crashes into Detroit hookah lounge
A Detroit hookah lounge owner is stuck with thousands of dollars worth of damage after a tow truck crashed into his business when the driver fell asleep at the wheel.
WXYZ Detroit

Woman accused of texting while driving crashes into semi
Law enforcement officers said a 27-year-old woman rear-ended a semi as it was slowing to turn into a median crossover. She received citations for electronic communication device while driving, following too closely, no valid driver’s license and no insurance.

Coughing fit causes Santa Rosa driver to crash into neighbor’s house
A man suffered a prolonged cough as he was backing out of his driveway, causing him to hit the gas, zooming his car backwards across the street into his neighbor’s front window.
Press Democrat

MARCH 2019

Distracted driver ‘eating a burger’ and ‘Snapchatting’ drives onto baseball field
A driver ended up on a baseball field when he crashed his vehicle while in the middle of eating a burger with one hand and using Snapchat on his phone in the other.
Fox 9 

Police ‘gobsmacked’ as HGV reverses up slip road
Police posted a video on social media showing the ‘unbelievable’ actions of a truck driver spotted reversing his vehicle up a slip road.
ITV News

Drunk driver jailed for killing GAA coach
A drunk driver who killed a GAA coach after running him over on a footpath in Co Clare has been jailed for four years.
The Times

South Africa: taxi driver arrested for overloading
The National Traffic Police (NTP) arrested a cross border taxi driver for transporting 26 passengers in a 16-seater.
All Africa

Groom, who was rushing to his wedding, arrested for speeding on N17 freeway
Five speeding drivers were stopped by police officers including a groom who was late for his wedding.

Distracted driver given two tickets in just six minutes in Downtown Vancouver
A driver using a cell phone was issued with two distracted driving tickets within six minutes, by two separate officers.
City News 1130

Police pull curtain on 401 motorist’s ‘movie night’
A man was charged with distracted driving after police caught him trying to watch a movie while driving on a highway.

Funeral director caught ‘reading notes for service’ while driving on M5 by police officers
Police officers caught a funeral director reading notes while driving on a motorway. Sharing the incident on Twitter, the officers used the hashtag #itcouldhavebeenhis.
Somerset Live

VIDEO: Man in wheelchair holds on to back of semi-truck while on freeway in South Africa
A driver in South Africa shot a video of a man in a wheelchair hitching a ride on the back of a semi-truck before letting go of the truck and exiting the freeway.

Driver caught watching Married At First Sight on Australian motorway
A driver was issued with a fine and demerit points after being caught watching Married At First Sight while driving.


School bus driver charged with distracted driving while transporting children
Ontario Provincial Police charged a school bus driver with distracted driving after she was filmed using a mobile phone while allegedly operating a bus with children on board.

Video: Distracted Abu Dhabi driver rams into car at red traffic light
Police released video footage of a distracted driver speeding towards a traffic light junction without realising that another vehicle had stopped in front to warn motorists about the dangers of distracted driving.
Gulf News UAE

Driver nearly slams her jeep into men who threw snowballs at her
A woman was arrested and charged with reckless driving and DUI after she tried to run down a group of people throwing snowballs at her vehicle.

Police stop HK$3.8 million Ferrari for speeding at 100mph on busy Hong Kong highway – and find driver is on wanted list
A businessman was arrested for dangerous driving after police officers in an unmarked car followed him and told him to pull over. They discovered the driver was on a wanted list for failing to appear in court in connection with a traffic offence.
South China Morning Post 

Mum and baby’s car hit by teen danger driver
A teenager with no driving licence crashed his car into a stationary vehicle containing a mum and her six-month-old during a police pursuit.
Lancashire Telegraph

88-year-old driver injures two schoolboys and pensioner after losing control of her car
An 88-year-old driver ploughed into a pensioner and injured two schoolboys after she mistakenly put her foot on the accelerator instead of the brake.
Liverpool Echo 

Video: UAE driver crashes into car, narrowly missing 3 pedestrians
Police released CCTV footage of an incident in which a car narrowly avoided colliding with three pedestrians to show motorists how dangerous using a mobile phone while driving can be.
Gulf News UAE 

Distracted driver crashes into police cruiser, rolls vehicle over, police say
A distracted driver rolled their vehicle over after crashing into the side of a police cruiser parked on the side of the road.
KSAT 12 

Driver jailed for killing PCSO during 105mph chase after taking cocaine
A dangerous driver was jailed for nine years for killing a Police Community Support Officer during a 105mph chase after smoking cocaine.
Belfast Telegraph 

Driver ‘uploaded 170mph speeding to Facebook’
A driver was arrested after speeding at 170mph and uploading the footage to Facebook.
BBC News

Driver fights ticket for using cellphone he claims was actually a McDonald’s hash brown
A man is fighting a ticket for distracted driving because he says police mistook a McDonald’s hash brown for his cellphone.


Dangerous driver John McCabe was already banned until 2098
A driver, banned for previous motoring offences until 2098, is facing jail after crashing into a police dog van, leaving an officer with glass shards in his eye.
The Northern Echo

Police: Driver Looking At WhatsApp Messages When She Fatally Struck Pedestrian
Police say an unlicensed driver was looking at her cell phone when she hit and killed a man who was crossing the street.
CBS Los Angeles

Man caught reading behind the wheel on Melbourne freeway
A man has been caught holding a book with one hand and using the other hand to steer down a busy freeway.

Video shows hair-raising chase as dangerous driver reached 80mph in a 30mph zone
A dangerous driver was caught on camera as he travelled at up to 80mph trying to escape police.
Teesside Live

A30 lorry driver on wrong side of carriageway arrested on suspicion of drink-driving
A truck driver was arrested for drink-driving after allegedly driving down the wrong side of the road.
Devon Live

Vehicle plunges off Penang Bridge into sea, police say driver was a 20-year old student
A search and rescue operation began in Malaysia after a vehicle plunged off a bridge and into the sea, following a collision on the bridge.
The Straits Times 

Distracted HGV driver killed two holidaymakers when he ploughed into them at 52mph
A HGV driver crushed two people to death after becoming distracted on a motorway and ploughing into their car at more than 50mph.
Wales Online

Bird Box challenge leads to two-car crash in US, despite Netflix warnings
A 17-year-old girl caused a two-car crash after allegedly covering her eyes with a beanie as part of a social media challenge based on the Netflix movie Bird Box.


Three young dads killed when unlicensed driver drunk and on drugs ploughed into HGV
Three young fathers died in a horror car crash when one of them – an unlicensed driver who had been drinking and taking drugs – ploughed into a truck.
Wales Online

Passenger killed when unlicensed teen girl rolls car
A male passenger was killed when an unlicensed 15-year-old girl rolled a vehicle.

Watch a Sober, Sleepy Driver Launch His BMW Into the Top of a Tunnel
A security camera trained on a tunnel captured the moment a driver hit a barrier at high speed, launching his vehicle into the air and colliding with the top of the tunnel’s entrance.
The Drive

Driver jailed for sixth time after fatal drink-driving crash
A 24-year-old drink-driver who killed his passenger in a crash has begun his sixth jail term.

Driver used chicken wings sticker to hide license plate
Police in California said a driver tried to avoid toll enforcement by covering part of their license plate with a sticker from a package of chicken wings.

Truck crash covers highway in shirts, shoes
Traffic was slowed on a US highway when a semi truck overturned, spilled its load of shirts and shoes into the roadway and caught fire.

SA businessman suing Swedish company claiming lighter caused car crash
A businessman is suing a Scandinavian tobacco company claiming a flint from one of its cigarette lighters caused him to crash his car.

Teenage girl dead after car crash near Mandurah was given driver’s licence just hours earlier
A young woman was killed just hours after getting the P-plates that allowed her to drive a car without a supervising adult for the first time.


Ohio driver captures video of dangerous couch moving method
A driver captured a video of a couch being moved on top of an SUV — with a person perched atop the vehicle to hold it still.

Man fights distracted driving ticket; says police mistook McDonald’s hash brown for cell phone
A driver who was pulled over and ticketed by police for distracted driving said he wasn’t using a phone; he was eating a hash brown.

Twenty-eight including children drown in India bus crash
At least 28 people, many of them children, drowned after a bus plunged into a canal in India. Police could not provide the exact number of passengers on board or the cause of the crash but said the driver was apparently speeding.
Pakistan Today

6th-grader’s note helps solve school bus hit-and-run
A young girl in left a note on a man’s car explaining what had happened after the driver of her school bus hit the vehicle and drove off.
Global News

German teenager loses driving licence after 49 minutes
A teenager lost his licence while returning from his successful driving test when he was caught by police travelling at 95km/h in a 50km/h zone.
BBC News

Driver plays trumpet behind the wheel on busy highway
A driver was caught on camera playing a trumpet as he drove along a highway at about 70mph.

Driver Distracted by Cell Phone Hit School Bus in Ansonia: Police
A man who hit a school bus head-on admitted to police that he had been distracted by his cell phone while driving.


Bus driver on phone while driving
A passenger on a bus recorded the driver using her phone to look for a song that was requested by another passenger. A spokesperson for the bus company said that while he didn’t agree with her actions, by law it was “appropriate”.

WATCH: Taxi driver arrested after going viral for driving on wrong side of the road
Police arrested a taxi driver after video footage of the taxi driving on the wrong side of the road to avoid traffic went viral on Facebook.

DASHCAM: New Hope, Minn. officer struck by distracted driver
Dash camera video footage caught the moment a police officer’s vehicle was struck at an intersection by another vehicle that had run a red light.

Driver distracted by GPS seriously injures elderly woman
An elderly woman was seriously injured when a woman ran a stop sign while looking at her GPS.

Emoji texting driver jailed for death crash
A woman who had been texting emojis on her phone moments before a crash that killed another motorist has been jailed.
BBC News 

Video shows ‘reckless’ Auckland driver hit by train after ignoring barriers
Shocking footage shows an Auckland car get hit by a train after ignoring barriers at a crossing.

Cow takes a ride in back seat of pickup truck
A surprised traveler captured video footage of a driver transporting a cow in the back seat of his pick-up truck.

Driver suspended for letting monkey steer bus
A bus driver in India was suspended after a video emerged of him letting a monkey help steer the bus.


Truck driver was using mobile when he killed grandmother on A75
A truck driver who was using his mobile phone when he crashed into a car, killing a grandmother, has been jailed for five years.
ITV News

Driver charged after pedestrian mowed down in hit-run
A driver has been charged with dangerous driving causing grievous bodily harm after allegedly losing control of his car and mowing down a pedestrian.

Driver high on cocaine jailed for 90mph joyride as police chased him
A banned driver has been jailed after leading police on a 94mph chase while high on cocaine.

Indiana school bus driver caught on video allegedly allowing kids as young as 11 to drive her vehicle
A school bus driver has been arrested after she allegedly let three students, ages 11, 13 and 17, drive her vehicle, according to police.
USA Today

Man spared jail after driving at Manchester Airport parking official
A teacher who drove at an airport parking official in a dispute over drop-off costs has been spared jail after the judge described the fees as an “absolute disgrace”.
BBC News

Trucker guilty of dangerous driving in deadly Ontario highway crash
A trucker, whose prolonged inattentiveness on a highway triggered a horrific crash that left four people dead and several others injured, has been found guilty of four counts of dangerous driving causing death.
The Star

WATCH: ‘I was trying to get my phone’ – incredible moment driver rolls huge truck
Dashcam footage tweeted by Arrive Alive captured the moment a truck driver got up from his seat, left the wheel unattended and crashed his truck.

Maserati driver arrested after speeding, driving against traffic in Lorong Chuan
A driver who was caught by a dashcam camera speeding and going against traffic has been arrested for dangerous driving.
Channel NewsAsia

Jail for killer drink driver who did U-turn on the M1
A drink driver has been jailed for 11 years for causing the death of a father of four after doing a u-turn in the middle of the M1.
ITV News

Man falls asleep while driving but walks out alive after massive crash
A delivery van driver escaped death after reportedly falling asleep while driving and causing a massive crash.

Driver takes dangerous detour through neighbor’s yard near elementary school
Surveillance video from a gas station captured the moment a driver sped through an intersection, drove through the gas station parking lot and through the yard of a house as children walked to school.
WSAZ News Channel 3


Is this the most distracted driver in B.C.?
A photograph was posted on a social news website showing a woman driving with a phone in her hand, a book in her lap and a packet of Cheetos in easy reach.
Vancouver Courier

Teenage boy busted ‘driving with a friend in the boot’ at Botany Bay
When highway patrol officers stopped a red P-plate driver in Sydney they found another five people inside the car, including one in the boot.

The moment a dangerous driver ploughed his Mercedes into another car and into a garden
CCTV cameras captured the moment a driver careered across a road, ploughing into the side of a Nissan hatchback and forcing it through a resident’s fencing into their front garden.
Manchester Evening News

‘Stupid’ learner driver in Mercedes did 140mph in 50mph zone during police chase
A driver who held only a provisional licence took two passengers on a 140mph police chase through city streets.
Leicester Mercury

Video: Traffic comes to a grinding halt as ducks cross busy highway
A group of ducks brought a busy highway to a grinding halt when they crossed a road in New Zealand.
Khaleej Times

4 teenagers killed while pushing SUV on Indiana highway on way to slumber party, police say
Four teenagers were killed when they were hit by a vehicle while helping to push a broken-down SUV along a highway.
Fox News

Man says his SUV was hit because of Trump bumper sticker
A driver whose SUV was rammed by a car believes his vehicle was targeted because he had a President Trump bumper sticker on it.

Facebook: South Dakota Highway Patrol
30,000 pounds of meat ended up on the ground when two semis collided in dense fog. Fortunately both drivers were wearing seatbelts and only received minor injuries.
South Dakota Highway Patrol

Woman dies in car crash after driver tries to avoid hitting dog
A 53-year-old woman died after a driver caused a collision when he tried to avoid hitting a dog that was loose on a freeway.

Man carries 16 bikes while riding motor scooter
A man in China was filmed transporting 16 bicycles on a bar across his shoulders while riding his scooter on a city street.

JULY 2018

Teenage driver ploughs into five pedestrians after losing control of BMW
A teenager ploughed into a group of men when he lost control of his father’s car, which he did not have permission to drive.

Minibus passengers ‘terrified’ as drunk man jumped into driver’s seat and sped off
Passengers on a minibus were left “terrified” when their driver got off to help people with luggage and a drunk man jumped behind the wheel and sped off.
Wales Online

Semi driver crashes on highway while trying to swat fly
A driver crashed his semi truck on the interstate, spilling 42,000 pounds of plastic rolls on the highway, after he tried to swat a fly.

Florida driver reaching for phone kills 2 horses and injures riders, police say
Police say that a man was reaching for his cellphone when he struck and killed two horses and seriously injured a woman and young girl.
CBS News

Couple out for motorcycle ride with family members killed when driver turns in front of them
A woman turned her car into the path of three motorcycles, killing a husband and wife who were riding two of the bikes.
Star Tribune

Watch: Police send out safety warning after reckless driver causes three-car road smash
Police in Abu Dhabi issued a safety plea after sharing video footage of a driver suddenly changing lanes without warning, causing a three-car smash.

Drink-driver killed pensioner in horror road smash after downing vodka
A drunk driver killed a 76-year-old taxi driver in a head-on collision after driving on the wrong side of a country road at 2 a.m.
Daily Record

Video shows Roseville PD nearly T-boned by distracted driver
Police released dashcam footage of an officer who narrowly missed being T-boned to remind drivers of the dangers of distracted driving.

‘Drunk driver’ stopped by cops told them his dog was behind the wheel
A drunk driver who was pulled over by police told them his dog was the one behind the wheel and that any erratic driving was the animal’s fault.

Alleged drink driver crashes car into Gold Coast pond
A female driver blew over the legal drink-drive limit after crashing her car into a pond just before 7 a.m. in the morning.
The Age

‘Selfish’ dangerous driver jailed after causing a crash which left 10-year-old girl needing leg amputation
A driver who was travelling at speeds of up to 78mph in a 30mph limit before causing a crash which left a 10-year-old girl needing part of her leg amputated was jailed for nearly four years.
Yahoo! News

Suspected drunk driver smashes into Houston police officer’s patrol car
A suspected drunk driver crashed into a police officer’s car, resulting in a road being closed for at least an hour.

SUV slams into barber shop after driver suffers medical emergency
Video footage showed the moment an SUV crashed into a barber shop after the driver reportedly suffered a medical emergency at the wheel.

JUNE 2018

Watch: Driver evades police after low-speed water chase
Footage taken by a passer-by shows a vehicle driving into the sea as it is pursued by police officers.

Uber driver gets stuck while trying to drive down stairs in city centre
When an Uber driver’s vehicle was left dangling over a flight of stairs witnesses guessed that the driver must have been following GPS.

FIFA World Cup 2018: sleeping taxi driver hits WC fans in Moscow
A taxi driver who crashed into eight pedestrians in Moscow told police interrogators he fell asleep at the wheel after not sleeping for 20 hours.

Passenger tossed from car and survives following fiery Florida toll booth crash
Surveillance footage shows the moment a passenger was sent flying out of a car window when a car crashed into a Florida toll booth after the driver allegedly fell asleep.
Inside Edition

‘Pickled’ drink driver blames eating jar of gherkins for his high alcohol reading
A man who was caught driving while almost three times the legal limit blamed a jar of gherkins for putting him over the limit.
Daily Record

Uber driver watched football on iPad for 30 minutes while driving
An Uber customer filmed his driver watching a live stream of the football on an iPad during a 30-minute journey through central London.

Truck comes off second best after driver hits bridge with raised trailer
A trailer was ripped from a truck’s rig when a driver collided with a bridge with the trailer raised.
The Age

Learner driver crashes while allegedly drunk, unsupervised
Police have charged a 23-year-old learner driver who allegedly crashed into the front steps and mailbox of a house in Canberra while impaired and unsupervised.
The Age

VIDEO: Teen driver racks up 11 violations during one traffic stop
Police footage shows a teenage driver racking up a total of 11 infractions during one traffic stop.

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