The Man Who Turned Speedboats Full Of Weed Into Indy 500 Glory

In 1986, everyone knew Randy Lanier was fast. He'd just won a sportscar championship and shattered an Andretti record to become the Indy 500 rookie of the year. What most people didn't know is he paid for his racing dreams by smuggling massive quantities of marijuana past the feds. » 10/22/14 12:05pm Wednesday 12:05pm

Nats' Jayson Werth Nailed In Virginia For Driving 105 MPH In A 55 Zone

If there's one thing I hope you learn from reading Jalopnik, it's that you shouldn't speed in Virginia because the state treats excessive speed as a serious criminal offense instead of a traffic citation. Washington Nationals player Jayson Werth may soon learn that the hard way. » 8/13/14 12:01pm 8/13/14 12:01pm

Never Speed In Virginia: Lessons From My Three Days In Jail

You never really get a good night's sleep in jail. In the middle of my second night inside, I woke up on the uncomfortable plastic mat in my cell, my neck and back aching. I looked down at my orange jail scrubs and up at the buzzing fluorescent light and thought, "I am here because I drove too fast in a Camaro ZL1." » 8/04/14 1:45pm 8/04/14 1:45pm

Thai Vigilante On Scooter Witness Robbery, Delivers Kick Of Justice

A guy who was just minding his own business on his scooter in Thailand witnessed a bunch of purse snatchers trying to grab the bag of a passing woman. A swift sidekick followed, followed by a bunch of swift punches to the face. Because when you snatch what isn't yours, the long fist of justice follows. » 7/13/14 4:02pm 7/13/14 4:02pm

Watch This Mild Road Rage Incident Turn Into Sweet Taste Of Justice

KRON, a local TV station in San Francisco, was just doing its normal local TV thing, in this case, catching people being jerks in front of the Golden Gate Bridge. And then one biker really decided to be a jerk, and that's when it turned into a tidal wave of sweet, sweet justice. » 6/18/14 2:04pm 6/18/14 2:04pm

Woman Brags About Hitting Cyclist, Discovers Police Also Use Twitter

A lot of drivers hate cyclists. A lot of cyclists hate drivers. Then there's Emma Way, who hates cyclists so much that she hit one with her car, drove away, and bragged on Twitter about how it wasn't her problem because the cyclist "doesn't pay road tax." Unfortunately for Emma, her local police also use Twitter. » 5/21/13 12:38pm 5/21/13 12:38pm

The "Coexist" Sticker On Boston Bomber-Carjacked Car Is A Stupid Hoax

If you've visited a right-leaning blog or received email from your conservative uncle recently, chances are good you've seen a photograph of a car with a "Coexist" bumper sticker that's alleged to be the car carjacked by one of the Boston Marathon bombers. It's not. And, even if it was, getting some kind of creepy glee » 4/24/13 1:41pm 4/24/13 1:41pm

Is Drive-By Masturbation At 90 MPH A Sign We've Made Cars Too Easy To…

Driving a car isn't as difficult as it was just a few years ago thanks to a focus on driver aids and electronic intervention designed to make us safer. But we've now gotten to the point where people can drive and masturbate out the window at high speed. It might be time to dial things back a little. » 4/09/13 4:24pm 4/09/13 4:24pm

Murder, Transsexuals, And The Price Is Right: The Story Of The Dale Car…

April Fool's Day internet browsing is not like every other day. Every story is a probably lie, and for once the normally foolproof policy of believing everything you read on the internet is not recommended. This story is different, though. This is an entirely true story about a whole massive load of lies. It involves… » 4/01/13 1:47pm 4/01/13 1:47pm