You know when you’re driving down the highway and you see giant spools or pipes on the back of a truck? Admit it. You’ve always wondered what would happen if one of them got loose. Well, here you go. You’re welcome.
Korean firm ETI Co Ltd. has developed a road barrier that could dramatically reduce the degree of injuries from collisions. The trick is that it helps disperse impacts into rotational energy along its conveyor-like rollers. Though it could send cars flying back into traffic.
Drivers Justin Oquendo, Ryan Kibbe, and Ken Block take on Chris Forsberg, Dustin Jones, and Ballistic BJ Baldwin, kicking up dirt for days in the widebody Can-AM Maverick X3 ATV, with its crazy 24″ of suspension travel, 15″ of ground clearance, and speedy 154hp turbo 4 engine.
When we’ve driven through the desert, we’ve had the occasional tumbleweed cross our path. We’ve never seen anything like this though, as seemingly millions of the pesky balls of plant matter took over a stretch of highway like a scene out of a Hitchcock movie.
We can’t imagine many better ways to spend a day than on a track with pro drivers behind the wheel of exotic Italian luxury Italian. Maserati’s Master GT1 Driving course puts you behind the wheel of cars like the Quattroporte, Ghibli, and GranTurismo to hone your driving skills.
A truck driver in a Sri Lankan fuel depot shows off his impressive maneuvering skills as he manages to turn around his semi and trailer in what seems to be an impossibly small space. Who needs 3-point turns anyway?
Think you know a tricky intersection in your town? It’ll surely pale in comparison with this insane crossroad in Ethiopian where cars, trucks, buses, and pedestrians have to work around each other without traffic lights or stop signs.
We can barely catch two green lights in a row, but driver Tim Burke managed to take advantage of New York City’s timed traffic grid in the wee hours of the morning, and caught an astounding 55 lights in a row. Now try this at rush hour.
Whoever is driving the white subcompact in this video is either the best parallel parker ever, or just extremely lucky. We’re going with the latter. Naturally, it happened in Moscow – home to the perfect balance of insane drivers and dashcams.
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