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Desperate lorry driver clings to van roof in his underpants to stop thieves stealing his cargo… and clings on for a mile

Desperate lorry driver clings to van roof in his underpants to stop thieves stealing his cargo… and clings on for a mile

A desperate truck driver clung to the roof of a van for a mile in his underwear after two thieves raided his lorry, which was parked in a Paris street. The Polish delivery man spotted the two thieves breaking into his lorry from his hotel room window in the suburb of Villemomble. Without stopping to

Driving school for dogs in New Zealand (video)

Driving school for dogs in New Zealand

A charity in New Zealand is teaching rescued dogs how to drive a car. The canine driving school is aimed at proving how intelligent the animals can be. Monty the giant schnauzer is among the novice drivers who have learned to control the brakes, gears and steering wheel. source: bbc.co.uk

Volvo develops the ‘no death’ car: Vehicles which drive themselves and are totally crashproof could be on British roads in eight years

Volvo develops the 'no death' car

Car giant Volvo is developing ‘no death’ cars that drive themselves and are impossible to crash – ready for launch in showrooms within eight years. The computerised vehicles will be fitted with high-tech sensors and will ‘refuse to be steered’ into other objects. Volvo says they will be on sale to customers by 2020, but

CCTV of Turkish boy’s ‘miracle’ escape (video)

CCTV of Turkish boy's 'miracle' escape (video)

A four-year-old Turkish boy has walked away from a seemingly fatal car accident unscathed, and unfazed. Muhammet Dirlik was minding his own business on a kerb next to some steps in his home town when he was hit by an out-of-control car. source: youtube.com

It’s Official… Women Are Safer Drivers Than Men

Women are safer drivers than men

MEN may not like reading this but women are officially better behind the wheel. They break speed limits less, brake less suddenly and avoid danger after dark by driving considerably less often at night than male motorists. Overall, a team of experts has concluded, women are up to a fifth safer on the road. The