High Noon: Texas proposes bounty hunting vehicles parked in bike lanes

Austin, Texas — Officials in Texas are proposing a new law turning local cyclists into potential bounty hunters: thankfully, they’re more bicycle-dad than desperado. Dubbed the Bike Blockage Program, cyclists who report vehicles obstructing bike lanes are entitled to a quarter of the revenue collected from vehicles hit with citations. Under current city ordnance, cars […]

Gotta Go Fast: 11 year old loses high speed race vs. Durham police

Whitby, Ontario – A Durham Region police patrol responding to reports of Hyundai speeding at 150km/h on the wrong side of the road, found themselves engaged in a short chase with an 11-year old driver and a 12-year-old in the passengers seat. Officers from Central-West Division pursued the vehicle, where it lost control along Fawcett […]

Can you believe this?!- October 25, 2018

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — October 25, 2018 –- This week Collision Repair has some unbelievable new stories that we couldn’t wait to share. A cow wandering around a dealership, an angry cyclist, and a famous actor going through a toll booth with a McLaren 720 S, plus much more! Interrupting cow The strangest occurrence […]

Friday Fun – August 31, 2018

By CRM Staff Toronto, Ontario — August 31, 2018 — In this week’s Friday Fun, we have an aggressive incident of road rage on Highway 404 in Toronto, an autonomous Jaguar Land Rover with virtual eyes and the long lost tour van of a famous rock band has been found. An aggressive and unusual occurrence of road […]

Friday Fun – August 24, 2018

By CRM Staff Toronto, Ontario — August 24, 2018 — The scary crash that went viral over the weekend at the Indy Car Series race had everyone talking. Canadian driver, Robert Wickens, crashed into another driver – Ryan Hunter-Reay at the the Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania. Wickens’s car went airborne and slammed into the outside […]

Just For Fun

By CRM Staff   Toronto, Ontario – August 17, 2018 — Last week City News reported that a family from Milton had left their vehicle at Park ‘N Fly in Toronto while off on a vacation. But when they returned to their vehicle it had been stripped of the tires and rims. The back window […]

Friday Fun

The TechForce Foundation is a U.S.-based non-profit organization focused on the welfare of transportation technicians. The organization has just released a new report that illustrates the growing severity of the vehicle technician shortage.

Toronto, Ontario — July 6, 2018 — In today’s Friday Fun: Calgary emergency crews remove SUV form CTrain tracks, North American gas prices surge, Saudi Arabian women hit the roads and much, much more.   Calgary emergency crews were called to attend to an SUV that had landed on the CTrain tracks. A Calgary Fire […]

Friday Fun: Worst roads in Ontario and digital license plates

California introduced new digital licensee plates. The plates are made by a company called Reviver Auto.

By Jeff Sanford   Toronto, Ontario — June 8, 2018 — In today’s Friday Fun: The worst roads in Ontario, China produces a knock-off Lambo, a distracted driving conviction for checking an Apple watch, and much, much more.   A troubling police report from Connecticut details a dark conspiracy to kill a local autobody shop […]

Friday Fun: June 1, 2018

The well-known “Homeless Jesus” statue in Hamilton.

By Jeff Sanford   Toronto, Ontario — June 1, 2018 — In today’s Friday Fun: Homeless Jesus saves pedestrians, Big Data benefitting insurers, the latest safety trick from Audi and much, much more.   The well-known “Homeless Jesus” statue in Hamilton is being credited with saving the life of several pedestrians. A local news report […]