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Drunk doofus falls out of truck, gets foot caught in steering wheel

Yep, the headline and picture pretty much take care of this one

Yep, the headline and picture pretty much take care of this one.

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Dump trucks filled with sand will guard New Year's Eve revelers in NYC

65 trucks, each weighing 32 tons, should give wannabe terrorists pause.

The heavy objects are meant to act as a deterrent to anyone planning an attack like the one in Berlin.

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Uber's New Year's surge pricing will peak between midnight and 3 am

Here are some tips for Uber's predicted 15 million customers this weekend.

New Year's is going to be a big night for Uber.

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Only 940 cars torched in France this New Year's Eve

French revelers and scammers torched 940 vehicles over New Year's Eve. That's down by either 12 percent or 21 percent from last year, depending on which numbers you go with: the French Interior Ministry said there were 1,193 blazing bolides last year, other outlets say the number was 'just' 1,067.

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Uber and Lyft team up with MADD to promote safe New Year's Eve

December 31 Is The Most Dangerous Night On The Road

Uber and Lyft are using philanthropy to keep intoxicated partiers from climbing behind the wheel this New Year's Eve while drumming up donations for a worthy cause.

Beware Of New Year's Car Theft

The right precautions could help you start the new year off on the right foot

Heading out for New Year's Eve? Not only should drivers take care not to drive after too many tipples, they should take extra precautions against thieves. The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NCIB) reports January 1 is the most common day for car thefts each year.

Does AAA really provide free rides for everyone on New Year's Eve?

Free Rides For Partiers Not An Option nationwide

Did you hear about this amazing AAA service for New Years? It may have appeared on your Facebook, Twitter, or Google + feeds just in time for one of the biggest party nights of the year.

End Of The Year Car Shoppers Will See Deep Discounts

The best deals on a new car will be found the week after Christmas

According to Market Watch, between December 26th and January 2nd automakers will offer the best deals of the year on new cars.

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French continue New Year's arson tradition by torching 1,193 cars

Just because the French government stopped divulging the number of cars set on fire during New Year's Eve doesn't mean French youth have stopped enjoying the pastime. In 2009, the year before Nicolas Sarkozy took control of Elysées Palace, there were 1,147 cars burned on NYE. This year, the new government of François Hollande – a proponent of transparency in such matters – reports that there were 1,193 cars flambéed a few nights ago.

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New Year's Day, not St. Patrick's, most deadly on US roads

Earlier this month, as part of its conclusions to an investigation into wrong-way driving crashes, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommend ignition interlocks for all those convicted of a DUI. That means every first-time offender couldn't start his car until he had satisfied the breathalyzer attached to his ignition. With the nation's deadliest hours for drunk driving approaching, New Year's Day, the American Automobile As

Video: Travis Pastrana New Year's jump... does he make it?

Travis Pastrana's New Year's Eve jump – Click above to watch video

VIDEO: Pastrana practice for record New Year's Eve jump goes awry

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Travis Pastrana reportedly plans to jump from bridge to barge on New Year's Eve

In the same way that just about anything under Sir Richard Branson's "Virgin" umbrella has come to mean hip and edgy, things affixed with the "Red Bull" stamp are coming to mean "That's frickin' crazy!" Last year for New Year's Eve Robbie Maddison took his motorbike and leaped on to the 96-foot Arc de Triomphe replica in Las Vegas, then jumped the 96 feet back down to the ground.

Sacr bleu! French torch 1000+ cars on New Year's

Throughout France on New Year's Eve, 1,147 cars met crispy deaths at the hands of arsonists. That's almost 300 cars more than the previous year.

French revelers take it easy, torch only 372 cars New Year's Eve

Automobile flambé is a familiar dish in France, where rioters, protesters and revelers seemingly use any occasion involving large congregations of people to torch whatever cars happen to be in the vicinity. Apparently, New Year's Eve is always good for a spike in car-burning incidents, but this year authorities were prepared. "Only" 372 cars were transformed into funeral pyres compared to last year when 397 rides met their makers. In some regions, the sale of fuel canisters was actually h