Driving

By - 9/12/16 - 10:37 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today upheld a woman's lifetime license revocation for initiating a chain-reaction crash that killed another woman in Boxboro in 1989. Read more.

By - 9/7/16 - 11:38 am
Stuck truck in East Boston

Storrow Drive is where the little trucks go to die, but Neptune Road and Bennington Street in East Boston is where the big rigs end their lives - and tie up traffic for miles around. Shane Dunn shows us one of the two trucks stuck at the Rte. 1A overpass this morning.

Coulda been worse.

By - 9/7/16 - 9:10 am
Weird electronic sign on the Zakim Bridge

MassDOT is up to its Boston English-lovin' ways again, this time to urge college roommates to learn fire escape routes from their dorm rooms, as Sharon McAuliffe shows us this morning.

Earlier:
Use yah blinkah.

By - 9/6/16 - 2:42 pm

A Quincy woman faces OUI charges for a crash that sent a state trooper to the hospital early this morning, State Police report. Read more.

By - 9/2/16 - 5:22 pm
Peeled back truck on Soldiers Field Road

Drivers on the river roads seem intent to make up for last year's absence of good storrowings over Labor Day weekend. James Sappenfield spotted a spectacularly storrowed truck on Soldiers Field Road inbound by the Harvard Business School around noon.

A rental-truck driver brought Storrow Drive inbound to a halt around 4 p.m. with another storrowing that left his truck looking like an occult hand had had some fun with a giant can opener. Read more.

By - 8/31/16 - 10:04 am
Truck backing up on Memorial Drive in Cambridge

Richard Boese had come to a dead stop this morning, as one does in these bucolic days before classes begin, because there was a box truck in front of him, driven by someone who suddenly realized those "CARS ONLY" signs actually applied to him.

Then the guy put his truck in reverse, and ignoring his two passengers' arm waving and Boese's horn blaring, plowed right into Boese's rental car: Read more.

By - 8/31/16 - 1:41 am

Updated.

Two people who had just arrived from El Paso, TX died early this morning when a Swampscott man rear-ended their Hampton Inn van on Rte. 1A just outside Logan Airport, State Police report. Read more.

By - 8/30/16 - 2:33 pm
Stuck truck on Storrow Drive

State Police show us why drivers heading inbound on Storrow Drive might have been a tad delayed around 2 p.m. today. Read more.

By - 8/29/16 - 12:26 pm
Turkey on Mystic Avenue

Georgy Cohen wonders why the turkey crossed Mystic Avenue in Somerville this morning.

By - 8/27/16 - 9:11 pm
Red tricycle on Quincy Shore Drive

You never know what you'll see on Quincy Shore Drive as the sun goes down - such as this mighty red tricycle.

By - 8/27/16 - 5:12 pm

Unlike the Storrowing's here, this one demolished the overpass - not to mention the truck that hit it...

http://news.sky.com/story/at-least-one-person-injured-after-bridge-colla...

By - 8/27/16 - 11:45 am
Hello Kitty car

Suzannishly spotted this tricked-out Smart Car outside the Chestnut Hill Wegmans this morning.

By - 8/26/16 - 11:50 am

Traffic will be briefly halted near Charles Circle Saturday morning as crews working on the Longfellow Bridge start would could be a two-day project to clean out a steam pipe that runs across the bridge.

Traffic will resume once the steam venting starts up, shortly after 7 a.m., Cambridge Police say, adding: Read more.

By - 8/26/16 - 8:46 am

State Police report a pickup that went out of control around 3:10 a.m. on the ramp from the Sumner Tunnel to I-93 north crashed, killing one man and sending two other men to the hospital.

State Police say they are still investigating why the vehicle went out of control.

By - 8/25/16 - 5:16 pm
Crushed UHaul in Brighton

Sarah Sahni reports she snapped this photo at 4:15 p.m. today. Better luck next year!

By - 8/24/16 - 10:25 am

Boston Police are investigating a crash at 85 E. Newton St., just past Albany Street around 5:15 a.m. that sent a pedestrian to the hospital with serious injuries.

By - 8/24/16 - 9:12 am
A bus and a truck stuck on Storrow Drive

Kara Sassone found her inbound commute on Storrow slowed this morning due to both a bus AND a truck whose drivers managed to stop before slamming into the BU Bridge.

By - 8/23/16 - 9:33 am
Two trucks stuck on ramp to I-495

Dana Worby-Robinson had plenty of time to photograph these two trucks completely blocking a ramp to 495 from the turnpike westbound around 9 a.m. She reports:

One was broken down in lane and other tried to get around him. By doing so he got stuck.