Insanely Over-the-Top Attorney Ad for the "Texas Law Hawk" "If you or a loved one has been arrested, then you need the "talons of justice."
Bryan Wilson, a lawyer in Fort Worth, Texas, is the bearer of those talons. He calls himself the "Texas Law Hawk."
As this ad demonstrates, if you've been arrested for DUI, he will show up while doing wheelies on a motorbike
and lay down some law on the cops."
Driving under the influence (DUI) or Driving While Intoxicated (DWI),
"is the crime of driving a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol or other drugs (including those prescribed by physicians),
to a level that renders the driver incapable of operating a motor vehicle safely. The name of the offense varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction
and from legal to colloquial terminology. Other terms include: drink-driving, drunk driving, drunken driving,impaired driving,
operating under the influence, drinking and driving, over the prescribed limit (OPL).]
People who receive multiple DUIs are often struggling with alcoholism or alcohol dependence."
Reuters Video: Driverless cars by 2020+ TRANSCRIPT + COMMENT + LESSON IDEA + Related articles
"Driverless cars take center stage at the Frankfurt car show with Nissan one of several firms planning to have models ready by 2020.
Julian Satterthwaite reports from the show."
Meet the motor racers powered by the sun- 6 August 2013
"A team of ambitious scientists from the Netherlands is preparing to race thousands of kilometres across the Australian outback, powered only by the sun.
The World Solar Challenge is a gruelling trek from Darwin to Adelaide and is designed to test the potential of the competitors and their unique looking vehicles.
Anna Holligan reports."
On the meter: Taking a taxi in London and Kampala - 6 August 2013
"Taxis are transport options in most cities around the world, but how do they vary in price around the globe?
In a BBC News series, six correspondents have compared the cost of a 10 km journey.
Tulip Mazumdar takes a trip in one of London's black cabs, while Gabriel Gatehouse is on two wheels in the Ugandan capital of Kampala."
Rescue Dogs Taught How To Drive A Car In New Zealand - Video
"The drive for publicity by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals saw the four-legged friends spend weeks getting to grips with four wheels.
The dogs, a giant schnauzer, a whippet cross and a beardie cross can change gear, steer and brake.
They sit in a driving position on their haunches responding to instructions called out from the dog behaviour experts...
The SPCA in Auckland wants people to see just what rescue dogs are capable of doing.
They hope more of these dogs will end up in good homes. "
Original Batmobile for sale
"The Batmobile made for the 1960's TV show by George Barris will be up for auction in January for the first time."
Ad of the Day: VW Polo Dad
"The new TV ad for the Volkswagen Polo shows the evolving relationship of a protective father and his daughter, from the moment he first brings her home from the hospital to the day she finally leaves home, when he hands her the keys to a shiny new Polo -- ensuring she "stays in safe hands"." + THE MESSAGE + COMMENT + LESSON IDEA
Dutch inventors make flying car - 2 April 2012
"A car which can fly for up to 315 miles at speeds of 110mph, has been produced in the Netherlands." ARTICLE + VIDEO
"When Mercedes wanted to promote its new fuel cell vehicle, instead of placing it squarely in front of everyone in the world, the company decided to make the car invisible."
'Slab' - 2006 MAFMAD Winner
"Make a Film. Make a Difference (MAFMAD) is a short film competition supported by the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) in Victoria that
encourages young film makers to submit an idea that'll make their mates think twice before taking risks on the road." - with a song: see the lyrics
Think! - Three Strikes (pre-9pm version)
"Brand new 2008 public information film.
We see how a man was killed in a car crash because, with no seatbelt to stop him, his internal organs kept travelling forward. This is a "clean" version of the film with no blood or gore, and is shown before 9pm (the so-called "watershed" for mature content in the UK.)"