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Police are investigating a car dealership in Illinois after a couple found footage on their dashboard camera of their mechanic joyriding in their car last week.

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A train was blown off of a bridge during an intense storm in Louisiana on Monday. Harrowing footage of the incident was captured on video.

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A turboprop ATR 72-600 aircraft operated by TransAsia crashed into the Keelung River in Taipei on Wednesday, shortly after taking off from the Songshan airport. Officials indicate that 23 people are dead and 20 more are missing, out of a total of 58 passengers on board.

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This police officer in Dover, DE, gets caught doing a full-body performance of Taylor Swift's Shake It Off while driving around in his cruiser.

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The Chevrolet Corvette Stingray's Performance Data Recorder does exactly what it's name says it does: It allows drivers to record and analyze their performance behind the wheel.

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For 2015, the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray gained a novel piece of high-performance technology: The Performance Data Recorder. This trick system combines video from a front-mounted camera with in-car data and GPS information to help drivers record and study their lap times, complete with data overlays. While it's a clever tool for track days, it's also finding popularity as a built-in dash cam of sorts. To this point, the technology has been a Corvette exclusive, but General Motors' executive vic

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Often the key to a gripping story is being at the right place at the right time. An Australian news cameraman proved that when he stopped by the side of the road by a clearly distraught man with motorcycle, and it turned into a high-speed pursuit.

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Dashcam captures cop performing Heimlich maneuver

A New York police officer saved a driver from choking last week during a routine traffic stop.

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Russian dash cam captures close call

A driver in Russia barely escaped the path of a tornado as it tore through their garage and went on to damage 470 more homes.

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Biker lands on car roof, and it's caught on dashcam

A motorcyclist veers into the left lane of traffic and collides with a slower-moving car that's also changing lanes. The results could be catastrophic, but the biker survives in the coolest way possible.

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The motorist was driving eratically before the crash

A driver caught another motorist on camera doing an accidental Dukes of Hazzard impression while traveling down a highway in Kansas.

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Ford Escape meets an untimely end, but officer and driver are OK

If a tree falls during a traffic stop, do you still get a ticket?

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Often dashcam footage from Russia shows some of the worst driving imaginable, but this is an exception. The Volvo truck driver in this video definitely earned himself a drink or two at the end of the day after making it through this potentially horrific crash. As do the folks at Volvo that engineered those brakes.

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Brilliant flash was a part of an annual shower

The brilliant flash of a meteor was captured by a Russian driver's dashboard camera near the Arctic Circle over the weekend.

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Devices to videotape traffic stops and encounters were removed from police cars last summer

LAPD patrol cars are fitted with devices to videotape traffic stops and encounters, and officers wear transponders on their belts that capture audio and send it back to the vehicle recorder via an antenna on the car. In summer 2013 an internal LAPD audit found that antennas on patrol cars had been removed.

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Way back in 2011, we told you about the story of Faustio Lopez and Donna Jane Watts, two Florida police officers who made national headlines over concerns of police abuse of power. According to reports, Lopez, a Miami Police officer, was late for an off-duty job. While in full uniform, he ran his marked police cruiser up to 120 miles per hour on a city freeway trying to make it to work. Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Watts was one of the cars he blew past.

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Chevrolet just introduced its nifty Performance Data Recorder at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show that will show up in production form later this year on the 2015 Corvette Stingray. For the time being, this Cosworth-developed camera and telematics package will be exclusive to the Corvette, but Motor Trend is reporting that it could well show up in new cars and electronics stores in the not-too-distant future.

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There are (few) appropriate times for shouting "Look Ma, no hands!" Driving a car is not one of those times. Yet that didn't stop a man from North Yorkshire, England from driving, evidently relaxed, with his hands behind his head.

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We're really quite excited about the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and its Performance Data Recorder – and not just because of its unbridled potential for providing the world with more "dash cam" videos. We love the idea if only because it means we won't necessarily have to fiddle with GoPros while out on track. The new technology, which we first told you about yesterday, fits the Stingray with a 720p video camera, a microphone and all manner of GPS doodads to record your progress as yo

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If the Chevrolet Corvette isn't the first vehicle that comes to mind when you think of technological innovation – there is, after all, something resolutely old-school about even the latest Stingray – it might be time to recalibrate your viewpoint.

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There may not be tanks, jet fighters or meteors in this Russian dash cam video, but it does offer a high-speed chase, some car-to-car combat and Benny Hill-like hijinks, all while answering that age-old question: which is mightier in a fight, the knife or the shovel? There's even a bit of unintentional ghost riding thrown in for good measure.

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