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Drug-Driving Arrests Increase 600% After Law Change
Offbeat  (tags: Drugs, Driving, Roadside Checks, Police, UK )

- 1304 days ago -
Roadside tests and a zero tolerance approach have seen the number of arrests for drug-driving increase by more than 600% in some police force areas - but how are the roadside tests actually carried out?
A Back Seat Driver You Dont Want to Argue With - Motorist Is Seen Driving With a BEAR in His Car in Russia
Offbeat  (tags: bear, car, driving, russia )

- 1356 days ago -
A bear has been spotted travelling in the back seat of a car in Russia, but the driver of the vehicle will not face prosecution because the beast was restrained with the appropriate seat belt.
Queen Elizabeth II Owns Every Dolphin in Britain and Doesn't Need a Driving License
Offbeat  (tags: Queen, Queen Elizabeth II, passport, laws, dolphins, sherry, wine, driving, Australian government, swans, sturgeon, UK )

- 1486 days ago -
Did you know she is immune from prosecution? That she has her own personal poet, paid in Sherry wine? Or that she holds dominion over British swans and can fire the entire Australian government?
Traffic Chaos as SHEEPDOG 'Takes Control of a Tractor' Before Driving It Through Farm's Fence and Onto a Motorway
Offbeat  (tags: Tractor, sheepdog, driving, motorway, UK )

- 1519 days ago -
A sheepdog 'took control of a tractor' before driving it through a farm's fence and onto a busy motorway causing major tailbacks this morning.
Woman Goes for a Drive With a Cat Lashed to the Bonnet of Her Car - and We Have No Idea Why
Offbeat  (tags: cat, tied, car, usa, driving, tied, bonnet )

- 1546 days ago -
A mysterious driver was spotted on the road with a cat tied to the front of her car and it wasn't because she was driving a Jaguar.
Very Clever VW Campaign for Road Safety   video
Offbeat  (tags: warning, VW, mobile phone use, cellphone use, driving, Hong Kong )

- 1724 days ago -
A Hong Kong movie theater asked its patrons to leave their cellphones ON as they entered the movie house. Then they ran an eye opening ad produced by Volkswagen. A message worth sharing
Watch: Road-Rage Yields Instant Karma Response From Universe
Offbeat  (tags: video, people, road-rage, driving, harassment )

- 1905 days ago -
A Florida driver being harassed by an irate man in a truck decided to film the encounter with her phone. The video shows the other driver harassing her, giving her the finger, aggressively cutting her off -- and spectacularly losing control of his vehicle.
Destroying Traffic Waves Like a Boss
Offbeat  (tags: cars, driving, traffic )

- 2651 days ago -
Traffic waves are a lot like the rippling waves of an ocean, and each individual car acts like a very large water molecule. These traffic waves are a pattern of slowing down and speeding up that generally moves backwards through the cars.
My Husband's Secretive Nature Is Driving Me Mad
Offbeat  (tags: My, husband's, secretive, nature, is, driving, me, mad )

- 2796 days ago -
I HAVE been married for many years and have grown-up children who are now married. The problem I have, and have always had, is that my husband, who is a good man generally, is extremely secretive.
Top 5 Ways To Get Pulled Over By the Cops
Offbeat  (tags: cars, driving )

- 2806 days ago -
It's easier to get pulled over than you think. All you need to do is commit one of the five violations we've listed below. For even faster results, try combining two infractions at once. Many drivers find this very effective.
Shocking Teen Driving Statistics
Offbeat  (tags: cars, driving, teens driving )

- 2857 days ago -
A driver's license and the car keys - it's every teenager's dream, and most parent's worst nightmare. While mom and dad cringe as their baby backs out the driveway - alone - for the very first time, the teen's heart races with the sudden freedom to go whe
Dangerous Driving Conditions: The X Worst Times to Leave Home
Offbeat  (tags: driving, driving conditions, cars, car speed )

- 2893 days ago -
No matter what part of the world you are in, safe driving can be an obstacle at times. Between the northern snow and sleet and the lightning capital of the world you can be caught in all kinds of weather. 24% of accidents are essentially caused by poor.
How Far, How Fast in MPH: A Guide to Your Next Road Trip
Offbeat  (tags: cars, driving, fast driver, travel, road trip )

- 3067 days ago -
The open road is yours for the taking. There is so much to see in this great country of ours: whether it's a 30-foot tall Uncle Sam in New Mexico, or Dorothy's house (or something like it) in Liberal, Kansas.
Is Your IPod Putting You at Risk for An Accident?
Offbeat  (tags: driving, manual driving )

- 3075 days ago -
With visual, manual, and cognitive distractions while driving, it's surprising that there are so few accidents. Nearly 11% of all drivers admit to using cell phones while driving, knowing cell usage delays response time as much as being over the blood alc

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