Tag Archives: speeding

Minnesota man arrested for spreading nails on road to punish speeders

A 75-year-old central Minnesota man has been arrested after police discovered he'd spread nails across the road outside of his home to punish speeding drivers over the course of a few months. Police charged Joseph Kurimay with one count of damage to property after an investigatioln into the nail damage began last October, local CBS news affiliate WCCO...

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Lotus CEO nabbed for speeding, gets off with driving suspension

Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales likely will take it a tad slower on the A11 near his company's Norwich headquarters in England. The executive was caught going 102 mph in a 70 mph zone while driving a new Lotus car. The Telegraph reported on Gales' run-in with the law Monday and said Gales persuaded the magistrate to forego additional points on his license so he...

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French police using drones to catch drivers breaking the law

The French police stepped up its traffic enforcement efforts this past summer when Bordeaux traffic cops employed drones to track drivers. Since the summer, the drones have helped Bordeaux police issue "hundreds" of fines for various traffic violations. Marketplace reported on Monday that the drones are equipped with cameras to track unlawful drivers until...

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Nevada begins ticketing left-lane hogs

What do you think is the biggest cause of road rage? Failure to use turn signals would be up there, and seeing others talking on their cellphones or texting has to be high on the list as well. According to Nevada Highway Patrol, the number one issue that causes road rage is folks hogging the left...

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Georgia man caught going 112 mph ‘for Snapchat’

We don't think it's a tough concept: keep off your phone while driving. Alas, it takes more than a stern tone for the message to get through to some drivers. Maybe now this guy will understand how serious of an offense it is. Malon B. Neal, 24, was arrested after Alpharetta, Georgia police pulled...

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"I couldn’t sleep," says 79-year-old woman caught going 147 mph

Insomnia is a terrible thing. Wanting to doze off for a night's rest and being unable to can drive a person mad. In the case of one 79-year-old woman in Namur, Belgium, it drove her to go 147 mph, according to Gazet Van Antwerpen. The unnamed woman climbed out of bed after she was unable to sleep...

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Self-proclaimed ‘good driver’ jailed for speeding at 139 mph

If you want to call yourself a "good driver," it's important to follow posted speed limits and obey local laws. That's what being a good driver is all about. Good drivers don't speed 70 mph over the posted limit. However, this is all a precursor to an infraction that actually did occur. NJ.com...

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