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Teen Dies After Sober Driver Hits Her While Using Ignition Interlock Device

On Nov. 10, an unidentified 31-year-old driver struck Alexis Butler, 18, as she backed out of a driveway in a Toyota Camry in Arlington, Texas. Butler died a week later. There were no skid marks or apparent attempts made by the 31-year-old to stop, according to police. He said that he had been distracted while…Read […]

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How A Car Crash Turned One Man Into The World’s Foremost Collector Of Vintage Child Seats 

The glory that you are currently beholding is one of the largest vintage child car seat collections in the world. Trust us, this is way more interesting than it sounds. A Jalopnik reader named Scott has spent the last 30 years collecting nearly 100 vintage car seats, some of which, he says, have even been […]

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Watch How Audi’s New Active Suspension Lifts Up To Protect You Before A Crash

The new TV-equipped Audi A8 has active suspension, which in the past has been used for a tunable ride and raising for better ground clearance. But Audi now thinks active suspension can be used for passive safety, and its new system can jack up a side of the car to better protect its occupants in […]

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Ghost Car Suddenly Appears From Hell-Portal To Cause Crash

We’ve seen these sorts of ghost car dashcam videos before, but there’s always something fascinating and haunting about them. I guess that “something” isn’t exactly a mystery: a car comes out of freaking nowhere. This recent ghost car video, from Singapore, is a particularly good one.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Please Do Not Drive Down The Road Without A Tire

Cars have a lot of important parts on them and in them. Some, like the radio or maybe one of your forward gears, you can live without. Others, like your tires, you really cannot. Please do not experiment with this hypothesis at home, or on a busy Houston highway.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Please Do Not Drive Down The Road Without A Tire

Cars have a lot of important parts on them and in them. Some, like the radio or maybe one of your forward gears, you can live without. Others, like your tires, you really cannot. Please do not experiment with this hypothesis at home, or on a busy Houston highway.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Lamborghini Front End Lands In A Parking Lot After Crash Splits The Car In Half

A crash in the early hours of the morning near Miami Beach left a Lamborghini Huracan split completely in half, according to reports. The car caught fire as well, with the front end landing in a nearby parking lot and the back half coming to a stop in the middle of the road.Read more… Continue […]

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Stumbling Asshole Caught On Video Denting A Street-Parked Porsche

Alcohol is a hell-of-a drug, and it’s just about the only explanation I can come up with for why the person in this video was able to stumble so catastrophically straight into a street-parked 2001 Porsche Boxster S. Just wait until you see the dent.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Couple Awarded $42 Million After Crash Because Shop Glued Roof Instead Of Welding It

A Texas jury just awarded a couple severely injured in a crash $42 million because their vehicle, a 2010 Honda Fit, had been improperly repaired by a collision center. Instead of welding the roof, per Honda’s repair guidelines, the shop used adhesive. That, according to plaintiffs, compromised the car’s safety…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Foolish Man Tries To Ride His Honda CRX Like A Skateboard And It Ends Very Badly

Yesterday, an Instagram user posted a Snapchat video of what appeared to be a human “skateboarding” an old Honda CRX. That is, coasting it down a hill while standing on the floorboards. The video ends with a dramatic crash. Is this video real? Fake? Physically real but also completely intentional? We’re leaning toward…Read more… Continue […]

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