Monthly Archives September 2013

East LA Pursuit Crash

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Watch How Aston Martin Built The $1.7 Million One-77

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Story

Every now and again a new, ultra-rare hypercar comes along, with less than 100 units made for a very exclusive clientele. The McLaren F1, the Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR, and the Ferrari 250 GTO all fall into this category. So too, does the Aston Martin One-77, and with only 77 units built (see what they did there?), it’s a beautiful thing.P

 

 


Enraged drivers shoot, kill each other

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ABC

Two drivers are dead after a road rage incident escalated into a shootout. The incident happened around 6:45p.m. Wednesday on M-66 near Steele Street.


This Is The Smallest Street-Legal Car In The World

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BuzzFeed

The world record for world’s smallest street-legal car was broken by Austin Coulson, 29, of Phoenix.


Bad call, Bernie: 1955 Mercedes sold by F1 supremo Ecclestone six years ago for £300,000 is back on the market… for £1million

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DailyMail

He’s usually a very savvy businessman, so Bernie Ecclestone might be surprised to learn that a classic Mercedes he sold six years ago for £300,000 has gone on sale today… for £1million.

 


Bob Darbelnet, president and CEO of AAA, says kiss the days of cheaper gas prices goodbye.

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CBS

“Paying less than $3 per gallon for gasoline may be automotive history for most Americans, like using 8-track tapes or going to a drive-in movie,” Darbelnet said. “The reality is that expensive gas is here to stay, which is tough on millions of people who need a car to live their lives.”


1982 Delorean DMC-12 for sale

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Someone at work is selling one for $25,000. I’d do it, but I bet the car sucks to drive. It’s just a show car probably.


The biggest car-seat mistakes parents make

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FoxNews

The child safety experts at AAA have identified the following 12 common car-seat mistakes parents make, as well as corrective action parents and caregivers can take:


Hawaiian woman, 54, with THIRTY FIVE LETTER surname finally wins 20-year battle to have full name on her driving licence

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DailyMail

  • Janice Keihanaikukauakahihuliheekahaunaele, 54, took her late husband’s 19-syllable name in 1992
  • The name, which means ‘one who would stand up and get people to focus’, was one character too long for Hawaiian government computers

Road trip! Family sells everything they own to raise $100,000, buy an RV and visit all 50 states in America over just ONE year

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DailyMail

A patriotic family have completed the ultimate road trip – after selling their HOME so they could travel to every state in the USA.

The Martin family sold their home in Palm Beach, Florida, and all of their belongings, to buy a motorhome – and set off on a 67,000 mile long trip to visit every corner of the United States.

 


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    • BT on:
      Why?
      Hey, I'm stuck in CA driving with these idiots all the time. But you can't complain if you're from TX about CA drivers, although it is the only TX place I have been, Houston drivers are just as bad.
    • Dee on:
      Asian Drivers
      Parker must be Asian...."they drives suck"?
    • Rodney Hood on:
      Why?
      WHY? Because 90% of them are MEXICANS. Majority of them dont have a license and carry fake id. Its their culture thats how they drive.
    • Ophelia on:
      Why?
      The way I see it, at least in Los Angeles (and San Diego--the other counties of California I've been in have it far less pronounced than these two), a lot of the problems seen on the roads can be attributed to a culture that places great value on speed. Essentially, people in L.A and S.D. are trained from an early age to have their gratification instant, and thus they never learn patience. This is why drivers will speed up to block you when you want to change lanes, this is why tailgating is so rampant, this is why they rarely ever come to a complete stop at stop signs, and this is why there's so much lane-weaving: These are drivers who want to go fast and see slowing down or stopping as an admission of inferiority. For the record, people blocking to stop me when I'm changing lanes is an extremely common occurrence that I figured out a good way to ensure you can get into the lane you need fairly quickly: As long as the traffic is not too congested, just slow down by about 5 miles per hour and get in behind them. The driver trying to block you is doing so either because they're not paying attention, or they cannot stand the thought of someone coming over in front of them. In both cases, they will gladly let you in behind them. (Congestion creates a problem because it means there will be someone else behind them who will think the same thing, and the person behind them likewise, and so forth.) It is an animal instict at work. For most creatures, seeing another creature with their back turned to them indicates the back-turned creature has superior authority. Likewise, a creature taking up a space behind another creature is an act of submission. For some reason, Californian drivers fall to these animal instincts and treat their cars as extensions of themselves. They don't want you getting into their lane in front of them because, subconsciously, they interpret it as you asserting authority over them, but they'll let you in behind them because they see it as you acknowledging their superiority. That's what I think.
    • expectnothing on:
      Why?
      That's exactly it. It's the attitude of it's ME me me and the whole world doesn't exist besides me.
    • expectnothing on:
      Why?
      California people tailgate because there's so many damn people, if you didn't, the line of cars would stretch from MEXICO to Oregon. They added 800,000 illegal alien drivers the other year. So that's why. As long as they are not crazy close which I define as you can't even see their headliights behind you. Otherwise, that's how close people drive in RUSH hour. Otherwise, in normal conditions, they're just tailgating and being aholes if it's not rush hour.
    • floyd on:
      Why?
      Why do Los Angeles driver tailgate, I was coming home on the 60 fwy west bound traffic was almost at a stop and this female person in a infinite climb on my bumper so close I could not see her front plate in my rear view camera I got over then she cut me off and flip me off this was a accident waiting to happen and she ended up on the same off ramp on the 10 fwy west. crazy
    • John Carter on:
      Why?
      The CORE reason that California drivers have become (Yes! They were once exemplary drivers!) the worst dang drivers in the country; ATTTITUDE! Many people in California have become extremely selfish, arrogant, rude, and just plain INCONSIDERATE. And it shows clearly in the way they drive. It is a "Me, me, me" attitude that explains why they tailgate and drive as fast as their vehicle will go, with no regard to the safety of themselves or others; they steal the legal right-of-way of as many other drivers that they can; and they will never lower their high-beams, no matter whom they blind! I was born and raised in California, and I used to love it. Now I cannot wait to leave!
    • John Carter on:
      Why?
      It is the result of the pervasive entitlement attitude that has swept over California (I too am a native)! This selfish and inconsiderate attitude reflects clearly in the driving habits of so many people in California.
    • John Carter on:
      Why?
      You are absolutely correct! I live here (in Calif) and I completely agree and sympathize with you!

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    I’ve driven in California since 1991. I’ve spent many trips running up and down the state as well as driving in many other states. After all of this driving, I became fed up with how bad California drivers on. I wanted to point out what they do to either help change a few drivers or at least entertain the rest of the world with Californian’s horrible driving.

    I’m located in Orange County in a couple of the richest areas. I see every type of car that is out there in this area. It’s like a car show. Going to a car show isn’t exciting anymore because you see most of the cars driving around anyway. I also work at a place where people buy all the different types of cars. We have Lamborghinis, Ferraris, Lotus, etc. So you can even see a lot of the cars in the work parking lot.

    Disclaimer: You’re on your own with these tips. They are not the official law and in no way represent what you should be doing should a cop pull you over.

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