Toyota patents thief-deterring in-car tear gas dispenser

Toyota patents thief-deterring tear gas dispenser


Toyota has filed a patent for a novel security tool: an in-car air freshener that can also spray tear gas to ward off potential thieves.
Pick-up truck driver hospitalised after ice smashes through windscreen

Driver injured by ice smashing through windscreen


A pick-up truck driver in New Hampshire has been admitted to hospital, after ice smashed through his windscreen, striking him on the head.
Icy conditions trigger three-car crash on highway in Ohio

Video: Ice causes three-way crash in Ohio


Police in America have released footage of a three-way car crash on icy roads to highlight the extra danger posed by overpasses.
Tennessean truck driver narrowly avoids head-on collision

Pick-up driver narrowly avoids head-on crash


A pick-up truck driver in America has suffered minor injuries after crashing into a tree to avoid an oncoming car.

Police in Florida rescue driver from ablaze car


Police officers in Florida were able to rescue a driver from a burning Mazda 5, after the people carrier smashed into a police car on a highway.

Car windscreen smashed on highway by flying bin


A Dallas driver's dash cam filmed the remarkable moment an unsecured bin was launched into the air and struck the car's windscreen.

Thief filmed smashing into police car at 70mph


Body cameras on a Floridian cop caught the heart-stopping moment a speeding robbery suspect crashed into a police car at 70mph.
Video: Police officer takes evasive action in head-on near-miss with lorry

Police officer avoids head-on crash with lorry


A traffic officer in Oklahoma avoided a potentially horrific crash, after avoiding a lorry that was overtaking other cars in a no-passing zone.

Police capture thief run over by car he stole


Police in Oregon filmed the moment a car thief was run over the very vehicle he had stolen earlier that day.
Vintage aircraft crashes on highway in California

Video: Classic plane in German WWII livery crashes


A classic aircraft dressed in the livery of a WWII aeroplane from the German Luftwaffe crashed on a highway in the United States of America.

Video: Tesla owners row over charging point


Two Tesla owners nearly came to blows in a heated example of "charge rage", when one of the drivers accused the other of jumping the queue.
Spectacular CCTV footage captures tyre exploding during inflation

Video: Spectacular tyre failure caught on CCTV


A motorist in the United States had an extremely lucky escape, when a damaged tyre exploded while it was being inflated.