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Oct 30, 2013 09:16 AM ET // Nic Halverson
The Starchase cannon aims to halt high-speed car chases by shooting sticky GPS-equipped projectiles that adhere to a criminal's car. Continue reading →
Feb 15, 2013 12:49 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The dramatic footage of a meteor exploding over Russia was brought to us via the necessity of driving with a dashboard camera on lawless Russian roads. ->
Apr 11, 2012 10:51 PM ET // David Goodspeed
A crime story out of Medina, WA caught my eye this morning. Seems thieves stole a nearly new Lexus GX 460 SUV while its owner was having lunch at a local restaurant. The owner reported the crime to the local police who in turn entered the vehicle data into the state's crime computer system which [....
Aug 2, 2011 01:39 PM ET // David Goodspeed
As a child I loved playing with Hot Wheels. These days, however, that term means something entirely different. That is the name of the list compiled by the National Insurance Crime Bureau and today they released their Top 10 list of most stolen vehicles in the U.S. At the top of that list (yet agai...
Dec 8, 2011 01:53 PM ET // David Goodspeed
The National Insurance Crime Bureau has just released a study that examined auto thefts by holiday during 2010. The results? Car thieves seem to prefer New Year's Day as their top choice for thievery, with some 2,347 vehicles reported stolen. Perhaps some good news out of that study was that if fou...
Aug 20, 2012 12:49 PM ET // David Goodspeed
Each summer, the National Insurance Crime Bureau releases its "Hot Wheels" list of the top 10 stolen vehicles of the previous calendar year. Once again, the 1994 Honda Accord tops the list of the most stolen vehicle for 2011. This year's list features an even 50/50-split between foreign and domesti...