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Magment, Purdue, and INDOT Are Hard at Work Pulling off a Recharging Road
Magment, Purdue, and INDOT Are Hard at Work Pulling off a Recharging Road

29 Jul 2021, 07:06 UTC / This new project undertaken by INDOT, Purdue University, and Magment, will introduce a test bed of recharging road. Select areas of highway should be available.

 
Magnetic Concrete Could Act as a Wireless Charger for EVs in Indiana
Magnetic Concrete Could Act as a Wireless Charger for EVs in Indiana

21 Jul 2021, 17:06 UTC / Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has announced plans to test an innovative concrete on a highway section that will charge EVs while driving

 
Ford Mustang Almost Crashes Across Four Lanes of Traffic, Makes Hasty Wall Exit
Ford Mustang Almost Crashes Across Four Lanes of Traffic, Makes Hasty Wall Exit

20 May 2021, 07:37 UTC / We really can't tell if this Blue Oval was tuned or not, but it seems the vehicle clearly exceeded the driver's skills; luckily, it missed all the other cars

 
Here’s a Cut-Up Boeing 727 Slowly Crawling Down the Motorway to Its New Home
Here’s a Cut-Up Boeing 727 Slowly Crawling Down the Motorway to Its New Home

2 Mar 2021, 12:53 UTC / Pytch Air was bought by a businessman in 2018 but is just now put to good use: it’s being transformed into an office building

 
High-Speed Lane Merging Tutorial Has Predictable Ending
High-Speed Lane Merging Tutorial Has Predictable Ending

28 Nov 2020, 06:45 UTC / Karma comes for reckless driver trying to show off to his friends in new viral video: highway lane changing tutorial proves just how bad this driver is

 
Drivers Are Feeling Overwhelmed and Overstimulated in Getting Back at the Wheel
Drivers Are Feeling Overwhelmed and Overstimulated in Getting Back at the Wheel

18 Jul 2020, 05:01 UTC / Working from home and the lockdown have brought about a disconnect from heavy traffic, and getting back into the routine of it can feel strange, survey shows

 
Romanian Bridges Are Stronger Than a Tank Turret
Romanian Bridges Are Stronger Than a Tank Turret

3 Mar 2020, 14:05 UTC / The Romanian army made a mistake on calculating the trailer height while transporting a tank and chopped its turret off while crossing a height limit area

 
Tumbleweeds Shut Down Washington Highway, Burying Cars and an 18-Wheeler
Tumbleweeds Shut Down Washington Highway, Burying Cars and an 18-Wheeler

2 Jan 2020, 23:23 UTC / That’s one way to ring in the New Year. Tumblegeddon traps drivers inside their cars for 10 hours, while authorities struggle to clear the road with snow plows

 
Man Risks His Life in Heavy Traffic to Pick Up American Flag on the Highway
Man Risks His Life in Heavy Traffic to Pick Up American Flag on the Highway

26 Aug 2019, 19:54 UTC / James Deely drove by the flag just like other motorists, turned around because he couldn’t stand the thought it’d be run over countless times

 
Runaway Tire Takes Out Unsuspecting Jeep Wrangler on New Jersey Highway
Runaway Tire Takes Out Unsuspecting Jeep Wrangler on New Jersey Highway

29 Jul 2019, 15:07 UTC / Viral video shows a heavy-duty tire rolling on the highway, changing course, bouncing over the median and smashing into an incoming Jeep

 
Heatwave in Europe Forces Speed Limit on World Famous Autobahn
Heatwave in Europe Forces Speed Limit on World Famous Autobahn

26 Jun 2019, 14:58 UTC / The high temperatures in Europe have forced German authorities to place temporary speed limits on portions of the Autobahn

 
Flying Turtle Crashes Into Car, Causes $2K in Damages
Flying Turtle Crashes Into Car, Causes $2K in Damages

3 May 2019, 13:34 UTC / South Carolina driver was surprised to see a “black dot” coming at him at high speed, had no time or space to react and avoid the impact

 
Box With $30,000 Spills on The Highway, Police Beg Drivers to Bring it Back
Box With $30,000 Spills on The Highway, Police Beg Drivers to Bring it Back

2 May 2019, 14:38 UTC / The owner of a truck forgot he left a box of cash in the bed of the truck, drove off and lost almost all of it. Police are trying to get it back

 
Here’s a Mako Shark Hanging Out The Back of a Vehicle on a Sydney Highway
Here’s a Mako Shark Hanging Out The Back of a Vehicle on a Sydney Highway

23 Jan 2019, 19:48 UTC / Team of fishers from Australia comes under fire for transporting a shark they’d just caught on the back of a boat hooked to their car

 
Missouri Cop Stops Traffic to Save Kitty Stranded on Highway Median
Missouri Cop Stops Traffic to Save Kitty Stranded on Highway Median

7 Jan 2019, 15:07 UTC / Officer Jason Smith saw the 3-month kitten and rushed to help. He ended up adopting the kitty, who is now named Bella and is already an Internet star

 
Baby Named After Long Island Expressway Where She Was Born in a Van
Baby Named After Long Island Expressway Where She Was Born in a Van

31 Dec 2018, 16:18 UTC / Alie’s parents had chosen Aurora as the initial name, changed their mind when she was born on the way to the hospital, in the family van, with help from an MTA

 
Out of Control Crane Slams Into 31-Car Line at Toll Station in China
Out of Control Crane Slams Into 31-Car Line at Toll Station in China

5 Nov 2018, 14:07 UTC / The pileup killed 15 people and injured 44, 10 of whom are in critical condition. Police have arrested the driver of the truck, who claimed brake failure

 
Drugged-Up Driver Drives 3-Wheeled Citroen on The Highway, Gets Arrested
Drugged-Up Driver Drives 3-Wheeled Citroen on The Highway, Gets Arrested

17 Oct 2018, 14:41 UTC / North West Motorway Police responds to several calls of a banged-up Citroen traveling on the M60 in Greater Manchester, is shocked at what it finds

 
Yogurt Spill Closes Down Canada’s Busiest Highway
Yogurt Spill Closes Down Canada’s Busiest Highway

25 Jun 2018, 11:59 UTC / 4 lanes of Highway 401 had to be shut down after refrigerated trailer is torn open in crash, spilling contents and blocking traffic

 
Video Shows Car Driving in Reverse on Ohio Freeway: Please Don’t Be That Guy
Video Shows Car Driving in Reverse on Ohio Freeway: Please Don’t Be That Guy

7 Jun 2018, 11:33 UTC / Ohio Department of Transportation uses surveillance camera footage of incredible feat as a PSA for what not to do in traffic