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Every American Parking Lot Has At Least One Terrifyingly Unsafe Car Every American Parking Lot Has At Least One Terrifyingly Unsafe Car

What is the state of the American parking lot? Go out to one near you and you’ll probably find cars just like these, and at least one of them will have terrifyingly bald tires.

Here's How Electronic Parking Brakes Work Here's How Electronic Parking Brakes Work

Quickly fading are the days when we were free to dream of cranking a lever connected to cables that would squeeze the brakes and break traction, as more and more modern cars replace cabled emergency and parking brake systems with simply a button. But there’s a lot of good reasons for it, so here’s how electronic…

New Orleans Saints Player Helps Rescue Man After SUV Falls From Parking Garage

Mitchell Loewen, the 25 year old defensive lineman for the New Orleans Saints football team, was part of a group of bystanders that helped rescue a man who became trapped in his Mercedes G-Class after it drove over the edge of a parking garage Sunday afternoon.

I Can't Believe I Have To Remind You To Always Park In The Shade I Can't Believe I Have To Remind You To Always Park In The Shade

This past weekend, I was the passenger in my colleague’s Honda S2000 for what could have been a lovely drive had it not been for the severe amount of sunburn. This painful experience left me determined to log on and remind you all to always try to park in the shade.

Diplomatic Immunity Won't Save You From Parking Tickets In New York Diplomatic Immunity Won't Save You From Parking Tickets In New York

If you’re a diplomat on U.S. soil, you can steal, plunder and murder to your heart’s content without having to face the legal ramifications of your actions. But, by God, you better pay your parking tickets in New York City.

Welcome To The Unhinged Madness Of Street Parking In New York City Welcome To The Unhinged Madness Of Street Parking In New York City

You might think that street parking in New York City is terrible, and that it should be fixed. Haha. Rookie mistake. It being bad is actually good.

Watch This Probably Fake Video Of A Russian Guy Cutting The Corner Off A Car So He Can Park

First of all, this is almost certainly staged. The car that gets angle-ground is an old, bumperless Lada, the most likely sacrificial car of the ones seen in the video. Even with that in mind, this is still a nice and ridiculous thing to actually see happen, as it pretty much realizes a fantasy all of us have had when…

Car Blocking Street Doesn't Stand A Chance Against Baseball Team

A college baseball team desperate to play ball had no problem lifting a double parked car blocking the street out of the way.

German Homeowner Buys Two Smart Cars Just To Keep People From Parking Near Driveway German Homeowner Buys Two Smart Cars Just To Keep People From Parking Near Driveway

There’s a homeowner in Dusseldorf’s well-to-do Oberkassel neighborhood that came up with what might be one of the most expensive solutions do deal with the problem of people parking too close to his driveway: He bought two cars, just to keep them parked on either side of the driveway, like bookends.

Your Car's Navigation System Will Soon Be Able To Find A Parking Spot Your Car's Navigation System Will Soon Be Able To Find A Parking Spot

The sad reality of city driving is that getting there is only half the battle. You sit for an hour on I-35 wishing for the sweet release of death, hoping you’re on time. You made it! Until the fact that you have to find a parking space (and there isn’t one) makes you annoyingly late. Luckily, new navigation systems…

Here's Why Alternate Side Parking Gets Suspended When It Snows Here's Why Alternate Side Parking Gets Suspended When It Snows

New York City is in the midst of an entirely regular snowstorm that nonetheless has inspired the media to perform some silly stunts. One of the many positive things about the snow, though, from a driver’s perspective, is that the city has suspended alternate side parking regulations, meaning you can keep your car…

The National Valet Olympics Look Intense

The Atlantic has a nice long story about the National Valet Olympics, which I had no idea were a thing until today. They sound kind of intense!

Drivers Just Can't Stop Hitting This Giant Rock In A Parking Lot Drivers Just Can't Stop Hitting This Giant Rock In A Parking Lot

Canada’s CBC News reports that drivers at a recycling center in Calgary, Alberta “can’t seem to stop hitting a giant rock in a suburban parking lot, despite it being an inanimate object surrounded by yellow-painted curbs.” This damn rock. Who saw it there, anyway? It came out of nowhere.

Austin Now Waives Your Parking Tickets If You Don't Drive Home Drunk Austin Now Waives Your Parking Tickets If You Don't Drive Home Drunk

Here’s a good idea: don’t punish people for being responsible.

Here's A Delightful Video Of Two People Dancing In A Parking Lot

Melvin Brown, a 19-year-old student who lives in Bordertown, New Jersey, was dancing in a parking lot recently, with his sisters filming the show. When Brown finished, his sisters were surprised to see a woman a few feet away taking cues from their brother. Who is this delightful woman? Brown told NJ.com that he’s…

Homeowners' Association Is Very Upset About Man's WWII Tank But They’re Welcome To Try And Tow It Homeowners' Association Is Very Upset About Man's WWII Tank But They’re Welcome To Try And Tow It

I know not everyone agrees with this, but as far as I can tell, life can be interesting, and the purpose of a Homeowners’ Association is to prevent any evidence of that fact from being demonstrated. At least that’s what I’m taking away from the situation with Tony Buzbee, his authentic WWII Sherman tank, and the HOA…

North Korea Owes NYC A Lot Of Money For Unpaid Parking Tickets North Korea Owes NYC A Lot Of Money For Unpaid Parking Tickets

North Korea, whose leader called President Trump a “dotard” yesterday, also happens to owe New York City around $156,000 in unpaid parking tickets, according to NBC4. The fines accrued over the years on vehicles belonging to North Korea’s diplomatic mission to the United Nations.

The Most Harrowing Thing I Regularly Experience Is Parking My Car On The Streets Of NYC The Most Harrowing Thing I Regularly Experience Is Parking My Car On The Streets Of NYC

Pictured above is my car, a 2008 Honda Fit Sport, parked snugly Wednesday on my street in Sunnyside, Queens. I was lucky to find that spot—just 100 feet from my door—and the rules for that side of the street meant it could stay there until Monday. All of which was great, until road crews showed up Thursday morning,…

Calgary Airport Replaces Handicapped Spots With 'Lexus Only' Parking Calgary Airport Replaces Handicapped Spots With 'Lexus Only' Parking

You know those stupid novelty signs that say things like “Mustang Parking Only” that dorks like to put in their garages? They’re harmless fun, right? Of course they are. But you know, you could make them a whole lot less harmless if you replaced handicapped spots with signs like that, in exchange for money from one…

This Is One Sweet Parking Spot This Is One Sweet Parking Spot

Somewhere deep in the Earth’s irritable bowels below Los Angeles there lies a parking garage with one spot so gloriously wide, so completely ensconced by paint and concrete that if you can claim it, your chances of collecting new dents in your doors while parked drops to almost zero. Imagine it.

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