Police Chasing Boat-Towing SUV Will End Abruptly Come First Turn

Most people like their vehicles unarticulated, and since pretty much all of them come as such, their preference is easily satisfied. However, others are into camping in a trailer in the middle of nature or driving a speedboat during the weekend, so they need to pull stuff behind their cars.
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For the latter and latter alone, there are several entities that put together a list of vehicles that are best suited for towing. They take into account a lot of parameters only they know about, and in the end, come up with a winner. Depending on where you are in the world, it'll probably be a different model since the needs of the customers also vary, but it's pretty safe to say that a Land Rover model will get pretty high scores anywhere in the world.

Are they high enough to make people think they can escape the police while hauling a decently sized speedboat? Stupid question, you'll say, but may I remind you stupid people do exist? So, there's definitely a place in this world for stupid questions as well. Plus, how would we know the answer if it weren't for them?

This oddball of a police chase happened in Tacoma, Washington on May 8. Apparently, the man driving the black V8-powered Range Rover had stolen the car all the way back in April, and somehow thought it was a good idea to keep driving the vehicle. Not only that, but he also decided to attach a trailer with a boat on top, just for good measure.

Faced with the option to surrender or make a run for it, boat included, the man chose the latter, and while it was definitely the wrong option, he can at least find some comfort in the thought that he made a lot of people smile, if not burst out laughing. Watching that weird contraption bomb it down the street with the V8 howling like crazy and the police scrambling to keep up - the ridiculousness of the situation is just hilarious.

As you would expect, the chase ended up in a ditch with the perpetrator continuing his run on foot, though not for long. He is now in custody and facing trial, and probably regretting purchasing that copy of Grand Theft Auto V. Still, kudos to him for knowing his haulers.

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