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Performance recorder catches thrill-seeking valet in the act

A man in California is among the first to catch a valet behaving badly in his 2015 Corvette using a controversial built-in recording feature.

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Plumber's truck went from Texas to Syria with name and number still printed on side

Mark Oberholtzer of Mark-1 Plumbing in Texas City, Texas, has no need to imagine, but it's probably his worst nightmare. That's because an image of his old Ford F-250 is now on Twitter as a gun platform in the Syrian Civil War.

Speed camera may have been incorrectly recording speed for years

A man in Wales successfully beat his speeding ticket with nothing more than a tape measure.

Police use traffic stops give random citizens the last few items on their shopping list

As part of the Uplift Someone Christmas initiative, the police department in Lowell, Michigan, pulled over a handful of drivers for a variety of supposed traffic violations, but instead of getting a ticket, the random citizens got items on their holiday shopping list.

New Zealand couple didn't know the electronic locks could be unlocked manually

A couple in New Zealand nearly died after spending 13 hours locked inside their new car last month. Now they are speaking out about their ordeal to try and prevent other older drivers from suffering the same fate.

Car was exempt from inspection tags law

A Texas police officer is under investigation for using excessive force on an elderly man during a routine traffic stop last week.

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Follow these steps to keep your car feeling fresh and new

Just as the way you live can age your body, the way you drive can add years to your car.

Free app would display an image of an Iowa citizen's driver's license

A fully realized "digital wallet" is inching closer to reality with Iowa's planned driver's license app.

EV buses could offer power in crisis, dollars in down time

Next year, three California school districts will soon participate in a experiment that will examine whether school buses can be used beyond their traditional scope of transporting children to and from classrooms.

A Justice Department report released last year suggests blacks are more likely than whites to be pulled over and have their cars searched

Though the developers of the soon-to-be released "Driving While Black" smartphone application want motorists to download their product, there is a time when they definitely don't want users searching for it.

Shop denies any wrongdoing

A woman who dropped her car off at a local repair shop in Portland, Oregon was surprised to receive a ticket after one of the shop's employees was caught running a red light at 3am in her car.

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Four state troopers drove elderly woman

Helen Smith is able to be by her gravely ill son's beside Friday because of the kindness of a string of Utah Highway Patrolmen who drover her half way across the state.

Globally, 28 percent of car builds were white, leading every market, with black in second

Globally, 28 percent of car builds were white, leading every market, with black in second in every market.

Older Americans support regulations that require renewing their license in person and passing a medical screening

New research indicates that older folks understand that there's a concern about their safety as drivers, and suggests they are willing to accept measures that could potentially keep them off the highways.

December is the best month for car sales

Every Christmas, holiday-themed car commercials spur millions to wonder 'who gives a car for Christmas?' immediately followed by 'and where do they find those big bows?'

The car, the 1 millionth Corvette ever produced, will be one of three salvaged

General Motors announced Wednesday it would restore the one millionth Corvette ever produced to its former glory.

Petition claims GTA V "grooming yet another generation of boys to tolerate violence against women"

The re-release of Grand Theft Auto V hasn't only shoved the open-world title back into the spotlight, but it's portrayal of sex, violence and crime is getting a closer look, leading some stores in Australia to ban sales of the updated game.

Dream Drives for Kids gives sick children the ultimate ride

After making their fortune building a successful technology consulting firm, Eric and Amity Peterson indulged in their passion for high-powered supercars. Now that passion is being put to work in their foundation, Dream Drives for Kids, in Portland, Oregon.

Average national price for a gallon of gas is 50 cents cheaper than this time last year

A new gas station called OnCue in Oklahoma City priced its gas at $1.99 per gallon yesterday, prompting a rival station down the road to go even further with $1.98 a gallon gas.