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Woman Fails Driving Test 110 Times

12030969 Woman Fails Driving Test 110 Times

 

…AND she’s not even got to the practical part yet, where what she’s been told is 6 inches causes problems. This is really quite amazing, this lady has managed to fail the driving theory test 110 times:

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Posted: 14th, July 2014 | In: Cars, Money, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Find Out What Happens When People Answer Phone In This Cinema

CAR crash TV:

 

Posted: 12th, June 2014 | In: Anorak TV, Cars, Technology, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Car Threesome Ends In Disaster When Woman Breaks Both Legs When Vehicle Hits Tree

TWO women and a man were engaged in an in-car threesome when when one of them disengaged the handbrake. The rolled into crash into a tree, causing one of the women to break both her legs.

At least she thinks the are hers. We’ll know more as soon as they’re untangled:

 

Spotter: RocketNews

Posted: 11th, June 2014 | In: Cars, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Map: The World’s Most Dangerous Places To Drive (UK 3 Times Safer Than USA)

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WHERE is the world’s most dangerous place to drive a car? No need to guess. The University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Initiative keep a tally of worldwide driving fatalities.

Avoid Namibia, Thailand and Iran. Rip up the tarmac in the Maldives:

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Posted: 18th, February 2014 | In: Cars | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Irish Dad’s Priceless Reaction To His Son Pretending To Fail A Driving Test (Video)

YOU Tuber Feilim Mchugh told his father he’d failed his driving test. He then filmed the reaction.  her father’s reaction driving test. The videos - “My Dads reaction to me ‘failing’ my driving test, priceless…” is terrific.

Filmed in Drumkeerin, Ireland, swearing is liberal:

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Posted: 4th, February 2014 | In: Anorak TV, Cars | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Epic Cars: The 1972 Toyota RV Passion Wagon

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IN 1972, Toyota unveiled the greatest RV never made.

 

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Posted: 29th, January 2014 | In: Cars, Flashback | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch A Man Run Over A Cyclist’s Foot In London And Then Punch Said Cyclist (Video)

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A wrecked bicycle after a crash involving a bus.
Date: 04/09/1936

YES, yes. We all know that cyclists can be really annoying. They sometimes run red lights on empty roads and mount the pavement when drivers can’t. And yes, we know that they’re mostly bearded, middle-aged men who drink porters and have pot-bellies from a enviously rich diet… but really, when it comes down to it, they’re probably going to die if you toy with them on the road.

That pretty much makes you a murderer for not liking someone because they read The Guardian.

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Posted: 28th, January 2014 | In: Cars, News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Epic Adverts: The 1981 Mitsubishi Mirage

HERE at Anorak, we love looking at old adverts. Take this one for the 1981 Mitsubishi Mirage. Filmed at the Colorado Air Force Academy, the advert begins in grand fashion. Jets soar an swoop.  The sir throbs with energy. Letters appear in space, as if by magick. And then the hero arrives. The brassy fanfare strikes up. The brown hatchback zips around a bend in the road. A button is pressed. What does it do? Is it the afterburner? Who know because soon the saviour is at Jack Frost’s diamond palace to rescue housewives trapped in a Ford Pinto…

Posted: 20th, January 2014 | In: Cars, Flashback, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Early Flying Car Soars Above Rome (1947)

 

IN 1947, a flying car –a propellor-driven automobile that flies– took its first test in Rome, Italy. While cruising down the road, the vehicle’s wings stay folded and when its ready to soar, the “driver/pilot” stops and unfolds them. This newsreel by British Pathé, titled “The Flying Car”, shows this two-passenger hybrid vehicle in action, both on land and in the sky.

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Posted: 15th, January 2014 | In: Cars, Flashback, Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


And Now The Parisian Taxi Drivers Are Beating Up Limousines

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Taxi drivers stop the traffic on the highway leading to Paris, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 at Roissy airport. Taxi drivers across France were putting on the brakes to clog traffic, slow access to airports and force would-be passengers to find alternate transport in a strike over government efforts to deregulate the transportation industry.

 

IF only the French could fight their wars as bravely as they fight against markets, eh?

The latest is that several Parisian taxi drivers have beaten up someone driving an Uber limo: this is even after the French Government just passed a, quite probably illegal, law to favour the taxis over the Uber drivers:

It seems that protest turned to guerrilla warfare this morning as one Uber driver, carrying Eventbrite CTO Renaud Visage & Kat Borlongan from the airport to Paris, was attacked by multiple assailants, who allegedly, after smashing one window and slashing two tires (as seen in the photo), as well as defacing one side of the car with glue, attempted to enter the vehicle. Borlongan says their Uber driver manoeuvered the two out of the situation before anything could happen, leaving the three stranded on the shoulder of the freeway.

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Posted: 13th, January 2014 | In: Cars, Money, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Four Live Cows Found Inside Car

I SAY, I say, I say, how many live cows can you get inside a Proton Wira car? Four.
Two in the back.
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Posted: 8th, January 2014 | In: Cars, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Car-B-Cue Season In France: ‘Just’ 1,067 Vehicles Torched On New Year’s Eve

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THE annual French Car-B-Cue saw just 1,067 vehicles burnt on New Year’s Eve.
This is a a “significant” year on year reduction of more than 10 per cent, claims Manuel Valls, the Interior Minister.  He hails it as a “positive result”. A result of what? Less petrol? Less cars? A clamp-down on matches? He’s non-specific.

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Posted: 3rd, January 2014 | In: Cars, News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Organising Traffic By Colour: A Beautiful Time Lapse Video

san diego studies Organising Traffic By Colour: A Beautiful Time Lapse Video

CY Kuckenbaker filmed a 4-minute shot from the Washington Street bridge above State Route 163 in San Diego at 2:39pm Oct 1, 2013. “My aim is to reveal the colour palette and colour preferences of contemporary San Diego drivers in addition to traffic patterns and volumes,” he says. “There are no CG elements, these are all real cars that have been removed from one sample and reorganized.”

Posted: 18th, December 2013 | In: Anorak TV, Cars | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Epic Calendars: Staffordshire’s Classic Beauties

EPIC calendars presents “classic curves 2014 Our own unique celebration of classic beauty”. Self Drive Classics Ltd has the details:

Over the last few years we have been lucky enough to work with local model and classic car enthusiast Joy. After several photo sessions and lots of ideas to spice up our website and advertising material we have ended up with quite a collection of great classic car based images. So this year we though ‘why not produce a calendar – just for fun?’

 

The chamois dress:

 

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Confort seats.

 

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Bond is green with envy.

 

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Posted: 11th, December 2013 | In: Cars, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


What Happens When Your Crash A Car Carrying A Christmas Tree (Video)

christmas tree car What Happens When Your Crash A Car Carrying A Christmas Tree (Video)

 

THINKING of transporting a Christmas Tree on your car roof?

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Posted: 28th, November 2013 | In: Cars | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woman Hid In Car Boot To Escape Drink Driving Charge

PA 6961293 Woman Hid In Car Boot To Escape Drink Driving Charge

THE car crashed into a wall in Bad Kreuznach, Rhineland Palatinate, Germany, attracted police attention. What they failed to noticed that the car’s owner was in the boot – the 30-year-old had curled up to sleep off the demon drink and drugs.

She had placed within reach water and food.

Posted: 28th, November 2013 | In: Cars, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man Swaps His Testicle For A Nissan 370

 Man Swaps His Testicle For A Nissan 370HOW much do your balls mean to you? Or indeed, do you sleep with a ball-having partner and have grown rather fond of them? Well, thank the stars you’re not seeing the car lover who is selling one of his testicles for £22,000 so he can buy a Nissan 370.

That’s right. A Nissan.

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Posted: 26th, November 2013 | In: Cars, News, Strange But True | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Making Of The Mini: Factory Tour Film And Photos 1959 To 2013

THE new Mini has been launched. The latest BMW version of  Sir Alec Issigonis’ classic is bigger than ever before. The original car built by the British Motor Corporation (BMC) and its successors from 1959 until 2000 were  manufactured at the Longbridge and Cowley plants in England.

Let’s compare then and now:

 

NOW:

The car is built at the BMW factory in Oxford.

 

 

 

The production line at the BMW Mini plant in Oxford. 

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THEN:

 

 

 

A view of the mini assembly lines in the new factory of Austin works in Longbridge, Birmingham. Date: 25/08/1959

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Sir Leonard Lord, Chairman of the British Motor Corporation, at the Longbridge works in Birmingham as he gets into the driving seat of the BMC’s revolutionary new small car, announced today, as the Austin Seven and Morris Mini-Minor. Date: 25/08/1959

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Sir Leonard Lord, chairman of the British Motor Corporation, inspects an exhibition of the Austin Seven and Morris Mini-Minor at Longbridge in Birmingham. Date: 25/08/1959

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At its height the Longbridge plant closed in 1985.

 

 

Workers spray the body of a car on the assembly line at the British Motor Corporation’s Longbridge site in Birmingham, where the Austin Seven and Morris Mini-Minors are being produced. Date: 25/08/1959

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The Austin Seven and Morris Mini-Minors are driven off the production line at the British Motor Corporation’s Longbridge site in Birmingham. Date: 25/08/1959

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A promotional event for the Austin Seven and Morris Mini Minor. Five adults, one baby, two dogs and luggage were loaded into the small car at the British Motor Corporation’s Longbridge site in Birmingham. Date: 25/08/1959

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Posted: 20th, November 2013 | In: Cars, Flashback | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0