Skip to main content

california highway patrol

  • 0
    Report: CHP seizes medical records of woman seen repeatedly struck by officer [w/video]
    1405974480

    In early July, a video of Marlene Pinnock being struck repeatedly by a patrolman on the side of a Los Angeles Interstate stirred allegations of police brutally against the California Highway Patrol. Pinnock was reportedly walking in traffic on the freeway when a CHP officer responded to the ...

  • 0
    Official: Investigators blame speed in fatal Paul Walker crash
    1395839040

    When the tragic news first came in that actor Paul Walker had been killed in a car crash, family, friends and fans were left searching for answers. They now have at least one key question answered, with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department blaming "unsafe speed" for the fatal ...

  • 0
    Video: Watch firefighter get detained by cops for parking firetruck at accident
    1391708700

    An accident involving a car that had overturned while heading northbound on I-805 in Chula Vista, CA, took a strange turn on Tuesday when news cameras on the scene captured a police officer placing handcuffs on a firefighter and putting him in the back of a California Highway Patrol cruiser. ...

  • 0
    Official: LA Design Challenge entrants take CHiPs to 2025
    1353512640

    This year's theme for the LA Design Challenge was announced back in September and focuses on creating a "Highway Patrol Vehicle 2025," and with the Jon and Ponch long into retirement, we get our first glimpse of what a CHiPs of the future might look like. BMW, General Motors, Honda, Mercedes-Benz ...

  • 0
    Official: Highway patrol car of the future picked as this year's LA Auto Show Design Challenge theme
    1346869740

    For the last nine years, the Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge has been part of the LA Auto Show, pitting design studios from around the world against each other in a forward-thinking competition. In the past, there have been a variety of challenge themes, including last year's "movie cars" ...

  • 0
    Report: Ponch Approved? California chooses Ford Explorer Police Interceptor as next patrol car
    1338319800

    How many cops does it take to choose a new police car? In California, the answer is four. But this is also a trick question, because the California Highway Patrol didn't choose a car to replace its aging Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptors – it chose an SUV. That's right, Cali 5-0 will ...

  • 0
    Video: CHiPs veteran Erik Estrada warns Californians to avoid Carmageddon
    1310747460

    Residents of the metropolitan Los Angeles area have been bracing for what's been dubbed Carmageddon. No, not the video game from the late '90s, but the scheduled closure of Interstate 405 over the course of this weekend. The temporary shutdown of the hugely busy 10-mile stretch of highway is ...

  • 0
    Video: San Francisco's 1989 Earthquake from the CHP's point of view
    1293723000

    CHP responds to the '89 San Francisco Earthquake – Click above to watch video after the jump
    On October 17, 1989 at approximately 5:04 pm Pacific Standard Time, the San Andreas Fault shifted and a massive earthquake struck the San Francisco Bay Area. Called the Loma Prieta Earthquake, it ...

  • 0
    Video: Biker lowsides on Mulholland, gives CHP an excuse
    1269903480

    How not to ride your Kawasaki - Click above to view the video after the jump
    We all know the crap-your-pants sensation that comes along with seeing one of the boys in blue when you're doing something you shouldn't. It's usually accompanied by a phobia-like aversion of the throttle and an over ...

  • 0
    CHP report seemingly sides with Sikes on case of the Runaway Prius
    1268954580

    In reality, the California Highway Patrol isn't taking sides with anyone regarding the recent speeding Prius of Jim Sikes. But the CHP doesn't see any reason to doubt Sikes' version of events that led to his hybrid reaching speeds of around 90 miles per hour, apparently unable to bring the ...

  • 0
    Video: San Diego 'runaway Prius' has media buzzing
    1268148540

    Runaway Prius in San Diego – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Both the second- and third-generation Prius are part of Toyota's massive recall – the former for floormat problems, the latter for braking issues – but a new incident from California has the automaker ...

  • 0
    REPORT: Toyota execs deny cover-up after feds rebuke automaker over runaway car investigation
    1257519660

    Remember Toyota's massive 3.8 million unit unintended acceleration recall that was attributed to pesky floor mats? It appears defective floor mats doesn't tell the whole story, as the Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration declared in a statement that ...

  • 0
    Top Gear draws fire for 'glorifying' 210 MPH ticket. Only it's a fake. [w/VIDEO]
    1248204540

    Top Gear talks Bugatti speeding ticket – click above to watch video after the jump
    ESPN sports columnist Bill Simmons proposed a 72-hour reportage moratorium for the web – that way, news could be vetted before was broadcast to the entire universe. Had that been in effect, the story of ...

  • 0
    Motor4Toys reaches 10,000 toy goal
    1166572860

    Some of you may recall the Motor4Toys automotive toy drive we told you about a couple of weeks ago. Dustin Troyan and the Motor4Toys Foundation put out a call to all of the car clubs and enthusiasts in Southern California to collect toys and money for the needy. And the response was overwhelming. ...

  • 0
    Schwarzenegger signs ban on mobile phone use while driving
    1158341640

    Yesterday, in a ceremony in Oakland, California, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law a bill that would make driving while operating a mobile phone illegal on California roadways. The Golden State is now the fifth state to enact such a restriction and in doing so, ended a four-year long ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle