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  • Round' em upTraffic in the UK's second city Birmingham faced an unusual hazard when a sheep escaped. The perturbed animal, more used to country areas than a busy city, ran headlong into traffic in the city. A...
  • Sing a songTaxi-hailing service Uber has offered an unusual option for travellers in Taiwan. Two specially-configured 'singing cars' were sent out on the streets of Taipei. One person could order the vehicle...
  • Russian road safetyA rather unusual and somewhat controversial road safety campaign is being used in parts of Russia. Scantily dressed women wearing a minimum of provocative wear are being paid to stand by the roadside...
  • Try and try againA woman from the city of Aberdeen has set a Scottish record by failing her driving theory test 40 times. The 22 year old woman beat the previous record set by a Glaswegian man, also 22 years old, who...
  • Cats on the roadIn the UK town of Dartford a driver's dashcam caught footage of a clever cat using a pedestrian crossing. The driver saw the animal waiting to cross and stopped, with an oncoming vehicle doing the...
  • Cycling heavyweightA German man from Schleswig-Holstein has set a new world record. With his 1.1tonne bicycle he has now had his name listed by the Guinness World Records for the world's heaviest bicycle. The man rode...
  • Getting friedAn Australian man in the city of Adelaide was recently stopped by police for suspicious behaviour. The officers then found he had replaced the steering wheel of his car with a frying pan. Police were...
  • FlashingA driver in the UK had an unwelcome surprise recently. He had been trundling along the M60 motorway well within the speed limit and using the middle lane, despite the inside lane being free from...
  • Hacking signDrivers in Canadian capital Ottawa had something of a surprise recently when a hacked roadsign started warning them of zombies. The roadsign also flashed up messages using a number other words that...
  • Height of successIn Romania two thrill seekers climbed a crumbling industrial chimney some 256m high and filmed themselves riding around the top on a unicycle. To reach the top they had to negotiate rusted walkways...
  • Electric vehicle set recordA British man recently set a new speed record in a souped-up electric car. The highly modified vehicle hit 195km/h (122mph) in 9.86 seconds over a measured distance of 400m at the Santa Pod dragstrip...
  • Kiev surpriseA driver in Kiev used a rather unusual technique to avoid a traffic jam. The driver reversed at high speed for several hundred metres along a busy dual carriageway, despite oncoming traffic. Almost...
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