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New Zealand man busted for driving a picnic table while drunk

It's getting so you can't even drive a table on the street anymore.

Jail for drunk driver in video who went airborne with toddler strapped in back

Watch: Spectacular crash demolishes car.

Driving drunk on her way to a wake? She's lucky the next wake wasn't for her and her son.

A roadside memorial, a grieving father, and a company that helped

Chevron reaches out to mysterious figure who tended a shrine in the night

I'm not crying! You're crying!

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Chinese traffic cop gets taken for wild ride on car hood

A traffic cop in China got a nasty surprise last week when a car sped away from his checkpoint while he clung desperately to the hood.

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San Diego man allegedly passes out drunk at wheel

A San Diego-area motorist is in serious trouble after California Highway Patrol officers found him passed out behind the wheel of his car.

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Elderly enthusiast still has sense of humor after car crashes into his bedroom

Given his neatly stacked pile of model cars on display, bed sheets and wall art, it seems pretty safe to guess that Terry Brouillette of Worcester, MA, is a NASCAR fan. But the 71-year-old man got a very rude awakening recently when an allegedly drunk driver plowed through his bedroom window. The vehicle came to rest right on the other side of the bed from where he was asleep.

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Suspected drunk driver in fatal crash posts photo of car on Facebook

Social media sites need to come with a set of instructions teaching people the ethics of using them​ so that we can avoid having to hear about terrible stories like this one. A man in Minnesota is accused of causing a crash that allegedly took the life of a 16-year-old boy. To make this sad tale even worse, the driver later posted a picture of his wrecked car on Facebook and joked about the collision.

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Drunk driver who confessed on YouTube has had far-reaching effects [w/video]

"I killed a man." We can't think of a statement at the moment that is more direct and forceful than that. But perhaps, "Because I said I would" could be seen as a close second (not related to the first statement, of course), as you see by the example outlined here.

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2 dead, 23 injured after car crashes into SXSW crowd [w/video]

Two people are dead and 23 injured after a suspected drunk driver, attempting to evade police, barreled through a barricade and into a crowd at Austin's South by Southwest festival. The incident happened around 12:30AM last night on Red River Street, just a few blocks from the Texas Capitol building.

Mother Confronts Drunk Driver Who Left Her Son Brain Damaged

Allows news cameras to film the emotional meeting

Loubna Khader wanted news cameras rolling when she confronted the man who left her son severely disable so the public could see the effect drinking and driving has on families.

Drinkers Driven Home In Own Cars By Cabbies

Partiers will pay double for a ride home

The New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers approved a program on Sunday that will help get drinkers, and their cars, home after a night out on the town.

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Driver smashes police car after 109-mph chase

A high-speed chase involving an allegedly drunk driver ended in a rather scary crash on Highway 41 in Milwaukee, WI in the wee hours of Monday morning. The driver of the Ford Taurus, 40-year-old Kevin Hutchins, hit speeds of up to 109 miles per hour, with three police cars in pursuit.

Impatient Woman Uses Mazda To Push Taxi Out Of Her Way

Crowd cheered as driver repeatedly hit cab from behind

A woman in the nightlife district of Medellin, Colombia didn't feel like waiting for the taxi in front of her car to move.

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Drunk driver causes Boston Globe truck to fly off highway

Just last week, we wondered how lucky a driver could get after we watched a tractor trailer get airborne and burst into flames after being run off the road, but one newspaper delivery driver in Boston had luck on his side, too. Early Monday morning, 25-year-old Vevencia Bellgarde was allegedly drunk driving when her Jeffrey N. Ross

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This is what a drunk driver on the road looks like

Is the driver of this Ford Ranger driving under the influence? From the looks of this four-minute-long video where he or she pinballs repeatedly between ditch and center line and narrowly misses oncoming traffic, it certainly looks like the wheelman is soggy drunk.

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Traffic fatalities fall to lowest levels since 1949

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released the findings of its 2010 national fatality and injury rate study. Last year, traffic fatalities fell to 32,885, marking the lowest level since 1949. The decline came despite the fact that American drivers covered 1.6 percent more ground than they did in 2009 by driving an additional 46 billion miles over the course of the year. In addition, 201

Pickup truck becomes third vehicle to land in AZ family's pool [w/video]

Ford F-150 crashes into James Feely's pool – Click above to watch the video after the break

NHTSA: Eight percent of Americans admit to driving drunk in past year

Despite plenty of data that shows that drinking and driving leads to the deaths of thousands of motorists each year, consuming alcohol and getting behind the wheel is still a big problem in America. A study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that eight percent of Americans admit to drinking and driving at least once in the past year. That's about 17 million drivers. A quarter of all respondents say they have gotten behind the wheel within two hours of having one or more

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