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Wreckage of Ford Focus that fell 80 feet (Image: Newhaven Coastguard)

Man Survives 80-ft Drop From Cliff In A Ford Focus

Driving off a cliff may be common in action movies, but it's generally not something carmakers consider when preparing their products for crash tests. Yet one Ford Focus did remarkably well in protecting its occupant during an 80-foot fall in Brighton, England. ALSO SEE: First 2015 Corvette Z06... read more

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A truck rolls over and crushes some parked cars in Sochi, Russia

A Rolling Truck Gathers No Cars, It Crushes Them: Video

What started out as an ordinary day turned into a disastrous one recently for a handful of people in Sochi, Russia. A security camera positioned at what appears to be a... read more March 26, 2014 by 


 
Paul Walker behind the wheel of a Lexus LFA

Paul Walker Crash: Porsche Was Going 93 MPH, No Mechanical Failure

Accident investigators have weighed in on the fiery crash that killed Fast and Furious actor Paul Walker. And the conclusion is that unsafe driving—not an issue with... read more March 25, 2014 by 


 
Cyclist ends up on mattress after being hit by a truck

Cyclist Hit By Truck Lands Safely On… A Mattress? Security Video Explains It All

If someone told you they saw a cyclist end up safely on a mattress after being hit by a truck moving at high speed, you’d probably think they were making it up or... read more March 20, 2014 by 


 
Guerlain Chicherit's world record jump attempt ends in crash

World's Longest Car Jump Attempt Ends In Fierce Crash: Video

French daredevil driver, skier, and rally racer Guerlain Chicherit's Guinness World Record jump attempt was promoted all around the world last week. Chicherit was aiming to... read more March 18, 2014 by 


 
BMW spins on the 'Ring

BMW Spins On 'Ring, Almost Gets Eaten By Hummer: Video

Saying that there are plenty of tough corners on the Nürburgring is like saying Nutella tastes like angels fornicating on your tongue. Both of those are understatements... read more March 17, 2014 by 


 
Michael Schumacher

Schumacher Manager Says F1 Legend Still Being Woken From Coma

A manager for injured racing legend Michael Schumacher has revealed the winner of seven Formula One world championships is still being woken from a coma that was medically... read more February 14, 2014 by 


 
Front-drive drag car blows a tire on the dyno

Front-Wheel Drive Drag Car Blows Tire, Self-Destructs On Dyno

While it might seem like a pretty safe environment, dynos pack a lot of hidden danger. From roasting trunk occupants with flames to blowing engines to shredding tires, the... read more February 12, 2014 by 


 
IIHS crash test

See What Happens To Your Body During A Car Crash: Video

Whether on the race track or on the street, we've all seen it: minor crashes that caused a surprising amount of injury, and big, nasty crashes that let the driver walk... read more February 11, 2014 by 


 
Man crashes Kia into Ferrari dealership in Qatar

Alleged Drunk Driver Crashes Into Ferrari Dealership, Then Flees: Video

An alleged drunk driver recently crashed his Kia into a Ferrari dealership in an upmarket area of the Qatar capital Doha. The video above, sourced from YouTube user... read more February 11, 2014 by 


 
Audi S5 drift goes wrong

Audi S5 Snow Drift Goes Very, Very Wrong: Video

So you've got a shiny new Audi S5. So you want to hoon it up in the snow. So you like drifting. Cool. Don't do what this guy did. The penalty for failure when dealing with... read more February 5, 2014 by 


 
Michael Schumacher

Agent Confirms Michael Schumacher Being Brought Out Of Coma

An agent for Formula One racing legend Michael Schumacher has confirmed media reports that the seven-time world champion is slowly being brought out of an induced coma... read more January 30, 2014 by 


 
Aerial view of massive traffic snarl during Atlanta's 2014 snow storm, via NBC Charlotte @wcnc

Atlanta Weather Turns Nation's Worst Traffic Into Zombie Carpocalypse

It seems we can hardly go a week without some "winterpocalypse" these days. The latest bunch of water to fall from the sky causes widespread idiocy, doubly so if it happens... read more January 30, 2014 by 


 
Lewis Hamilton

Mercedes Driver Lewis Hamilton’s F1 Test Crash Caught On Video

Yesterday, official testing for the 2014 Formula One World Championship got underway in Jerez, Spain, and the first major mishap has already occurred. A crash involving Lewis... read more January 29, 2014 by 


 
Michael Schumacher

Michael Schumacher's Condition Improves, According To Sources

It’s been more than a week since Formula One legend Michael Schumacher suffered a tragic skiing accident that caused serious injury to his brain, but the first glimmer... read more January 8, 2014 by 


 
Michael Schumacher

Prosecutors Seek Alleged Video Of Schumacher Skiing Accident

In this era of cell phone camera ubiquity, allegations of a video depicting Formula One legend Michael Schumacher’s recent skiing accident should come as no surprise... read more January 5, 2014 by 


 
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