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Mother & Child Saved From Sinking Car In Amsterdam


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Four men jumped in the water earlier this week in Amsterdam to save the occupants of a car that had ended up in the middle of the canal.

Real Life GTA With Truck Driver On Drugs


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With an intoxicated brain after using psychotropic drugs, a truck driver went on a rampage in a city in Chile.

South African BMW X5 Driver Learns Just How Cruel Karma Can Be


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The owner of a BMW X5 in Durban, South Africa, recently discovered that what goes around really does come around.

Meet The Sherp: A Russian Real-Life Tonka Toy To Take You Anywhere


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One vehicle to get you anywhere is a very broad description, but given that the Sherp can even swim, it describes it accurately.

Florida Man Arrested After Throwing Alligator Into Wendy's Drive-Thru!


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A man in Florida has been arrested after he threw a 3 1/2 foot alligator through a drive-thru window at a local Wendy's outlet.

Fancy A Wrecked LaFerrari Bumper For $4,500?


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Remember Ferrari's hypercar that crashed in Budapest late last year?

Russia Puts Together Hummer Crash Compilation


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If there ever was a case for people driving extremely large cars and behaving in an uncivilized and/or careless manner, this video will definitely stand up in court.

Londoners Terrified After Bus Blows Up For New Jackie Chan Film


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A number of Londoners were left in a panic when a double-decker bus exploded on the Lambeth Bridge on Sunday morning, but it was all a stunt for an upcoming film starring Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan.

Bose's Amazing Electromagnetic Suspension Failed To Reach Production Due To High Costs


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For a quarter of a century, Bose developed arguably the world's most advanced suspension system that was supposed to revolutionize the auto industry.

Mobility Scooter Sets World Record By Hitting 173 km/h


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Two mechanics from the Isle of Man have had their custom mobility scooter certified as the world's fastest after it hit 174 km/h (108 mph) on a quarter mile test track.

U.S. Army Could Soon Become Biggest User Of Autonomous Vehicles


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Forget Uber and Lyft, the US Army could soon become the world's biggest user of autonomous vehicle fleets.

Man’s Head Pinned Between His Car And A Wall In A Freak McDonald's Drive-Thru Accident


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This is a very weird accident, if not the weirdest we’ve come across these past few years.

Geneva Lake Swallows 20 Parked Cars In Wisconsin


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According to Lake Geneva Fire Department, 20 cars were as unlucky as to sink through the thin ice during a Winterfest celebration on Saturday afternoon.

Sinkhole Tried To Feed On Family Car In Peru


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What we have here is footage of a giant 5m (16 ft) sinkhole which opened up in the city of Trujilo in Peru and started feeding on a car that was traveling along the road.

Lighting A Cigarette On A Nissan GT-R Exhaust Flame? Ain't Gonna Work


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For whatever reason, the internet loves videos of supercars spitting flames and recently, a YouTube channel decided to play into this adoration by attempting to light a cigarette with the flames from a Nissan GT-R.

Rider Wants To Set Guinnes World Record For Longest Wheelie - On Ice...


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A man from Wisconsin is brave enough to attempt setting a new world record for the fastest wheelie on ice.

Dave Mirra Dies in Apparent Suicide Incident


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Dave Mirra, the brilliant BMX rider, part-time rally driver and competitor in ironman and triathlons, unfortunately passed away aged 41.

800 HP Challenger Hellcat Witnesses Cops Chasing Down Street Racers


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If cops are out to bust up a gang of street racers, the fact that they end up pulling over only one car should make everyone else feel lucky.

Barack Obama Proposes $10 Oil Tax Per Barrel To Fund Transportation Plans


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To raise funds for a number of transportation initiatives across the United States, President Obama has proposed a $10 oil tax per barrel to be phased in over the next five years.

Honda Accord Crashes Into Florida House Before Driver Disappears


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A mid-2000s Honda Accord crashed into a house in Lauderhill, Florida on Wednesday leaving a couple with minor injuries and police searching for the missing driver.