Man Drives Car Around the World
Drunk Driver Survives Fiery Crash
Caroline Pochy, 47, was driving erratically on a road in Folsom, Calif. when her car spun out of control, hitting an embankment and bursting into flames. She was not seriously hurt in the incident, but she was arrested for a DUI; her second in the past two weeks.
Boy, 12, Gets Drunk, Steals Car
In a story by the Lincoln Journal Star, the pre-teen took a 1988 Honda Accord from a Kwik-Mart before driving erratically through a mobile home park. A 41-year-old man chased him down and held him to police came. When the boy was arrested, he had a blood alcohol level of 0.14.
One-Way Street, Two Directions
20-Year-Old Car Has 148 Miles
Frost, a retired mechanic, spent $9,745 for the G-reg, the latest model of its kind at the time, according to the Daily Mail. Now the car, which he has sold, is worth an estimated $11,400.
Butter on Bridge Prevents Suicides
Several attempts had been made at the bridge each month, backing up traffic for hours, a story by Metro.co.uk said. Officials say the butter makes the bars hard to climb, making it easy to thwart attempts. There have been no suicides since using the butter, the story said.
Mechanic Finds Goat in Trunk of Car
Auto repairman James Prusci, said he popped the trunk to find a goat painted Minnesota Vikings purple and gold, with Brett Farve's #4 shaved in its side. Appalled, Prusci called animal rescue and officials are considering filing charges against its former owners. The goat has since been adopted.
Man Travels By Wheelchair to Propose
New Driving Rules = Collisions?
This bold switch doesn't come without controversy, some claiming the switch to be pointless. Experts even predict the change will trigger a rash of dangerous and deadly car accidents reports TVNZ
Bridge Operator Drunk at the Helm
Police were dispatched to the bridge after repeated calls to open the bridge were ignored. Officers arrived at the heavily trafficked Andrew P. McArdle Bridge to find Robert Finn "in a state of intoxication" at his monitoring station according to TheBostonChannel.com.
Falling Fish Smashes Car Windshield
Breastfeeding Leads to Ticket
Boy Takes Car to Skip Church
Witnesses reported a child driving recklessly Sunday morning. Two officers caught up with the boy and tried unsuccessfully to stop the Dodge Trepid. The car reach 40mph before stopping in a driveway, with child fleeing inside the home.
When confronted, the boy said he didn't want to go to church reports the Associated Press.
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