Driving

By - 5/28/16 - 8:43 am

Dunkin' Donuts truck - think the driver can resist the lure of Storrow Drive?

By - 5/27/16 - 5:21 pm
Car on fire on I-93 in Milton

Adam Salsman photographed the car that burst into flames shortly befor 4 p.m. on I-93 south in Milton.

By - 5/25/16 - 6:01 pm
Chicken car in Harvard Square in Cambridge

Steven Cappy rolled up behind this car in Harvard Square today - imagine being cooped up in that all the way from Illinois.

By - 5/19/16 - 2:36 pm

The Verge reports GM plans to roll out its Maven car-sharing service in Boston this summer.

By - 5/19/16 - 11:32 am

A couple weeks ago, Jon Thompson was in line waiting to get his license renewed at an RMV branch when he wondered if he could use a wait-time data feed posted by MassDOT to show how long you might have to wait.

Massachusetts RMV Wait Times lets you pick an RMV location and time and shows you your estimated wait time, based on the data from that feed. Read more.

By - 5/18/16 - 2:00 pm
Flipped SUV on Summer Street in South Boston

Matt Di Stefano reports this SUV flipped like a pancake on Summer Street after hitting two parked cars around 1:40 p.m. Read more.

By - 5/17/16 - 11:44 pm
Car on its side on American Legion Highway in Roslindale

Travel New England ran across this flipped SUV on American Legion Highway at Mt. Hope late tonight - and reports the driver, who hit a parked Fiat, emerged apparently unscathed.

Last week:
Car flips in Roslindale Square.

By - 5/13/16 - 9:01 am

Belmont Police report:

BPD&BFD respond to car on a pole at Hittinger st. No injuries.

By - 5/12/16 - 11:37 pm
Car on its roof on Corinth Street in Roslindale Square

Roving UHub photographer John Murphy came upon this car turned turtle around 9:30 p.m. on Corinth Street in Roslindale Square. He reports the driver got out alive.

By - 5/12/16 - 10:23 pm

Not sure how this happened (around 9:30PM), doesn't even seem to have hit any other cars and driver walked away (said someone who was there, unconfirmed), that's some good driving!

By - 5/12/16 - 1:35 pm
Smoke from tunnel fire

Hotel billowing in the clear blue sky. Photo by Nat Tarbox.

UPDATE: Traffic is now blocked all over for miles.

Firefighters are in the O'Neill Tunnel battling a fire in a garbage truck that is sending smoke up through the ventilation shaft the InterContinental Hotel is built around. The hotel itself is not on fire.

By - 5/12/16 - 1:24 pm
Bicycle and truck crash in Cambridge

Pat Miguel Tomaino photographed the remains of a crash at Mass. Ave. and Sidney Street this morning between the driver of a beer truck turning right and a woman on a bicycle. The Globe reports the woman suffered leg injuries.

By - 5/12/16 - 6:27 am
Car on its side on Storrow Drive

Tom Altmann came upon this scene on the outbound side of Storrow Drive around 11:20 p.m. on Wednesday near the Kenmore exit.

By - 5/11/16 - 11:44 am

A Suffolk County grand jury yesterday indicted Xiao Ying Zhou, 45, of Sandwich on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon causing serious bodily injury and leaving the scene of a collision causing personal injury for a Feb. 1 incident in which she allegedly hit and then dragged a pedestrian from Kneeland Street in Chinatown to Columbia Road in Uphams Corner with her SUV, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

The victim sustained serious injuries from being hit and dragged that far; a second pedestrian was also hit, but not dragged.

Innocent, etc.

By - 5/10/16 - 7:33 am

A concerned citizen uses Bos:311 to file a complaint about another concerned citizen using Bos:311 to file a complaint - while behind the wheel of his car on Dorchester Avenue in Andrew Square.

So irresponsible.

There does not appear to be a complaint about the person standing in the middle of Dorchester Avenue taking a photo to file a complaint about the person taking a photo to file a complaint.

By - 5/9/16 - 7:19 am

The Cambridge City Council today considers a proposal "advising" drivers to go no more than 25 in residential areas. Read more.

By - 5/6/16 - 5:09 pm
Car missing wheels in South Boston

Rear Admiral spotted this car that won't be going anywhere for awhile near the intersection of I and E. 8 streets in South Boston today.

By - 4/27/16 - 11:26 pm
Truck whose driver avoided a Storrowing

Nilesh Gandhi captured our latest near-Storrowing tonight - and the "CARS ONLY" warning sign at the entrance to Storrow inbound at Charlesgate that the trucker plowed through.

By - 4/27/16 - 1:18 pm

The City Council today unanimously approved a proposal to reduce the default city speed limit on most roads to 20 m.p.h. and 15 m.p.h. in school zones.

The measure, which councilors said should make Boston a safer city for motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians, now goes to the mayor. If he approves, it then goes to the state legislature for action.

By - 4/27/16 - 11:52 am

WBZ reports that a chase that began in Walpole this morning ended behind the Party City store on VFW Parkway in West Roxbury, where the car burst into flames - after the driver made an unsuccessful run for it.

Photos from the air.