After driving into a tree, drunk driver complains the vehicle he hit swerved into him: Broadview Heights Police Blotter

BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio



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Drunken driving, Windsor Way: On Sept. 6, police were dispatched to a one-car crash on Windsor Way.

An arriving officer located a red Chevy Trax, which struck a tree. The driver, who was still in the Trax, smelled like booze.

When asked if he had been drinking, the man slurred, “Oh, yeah, a couple of drinks.” The man then attempted to explain the car crash to the officer.

He said the car he hit swerved into him. At that point, the office corrected the driver and told him he actually hit a tree.

The driver then looked up and admitted he indeed hit a tree. After failing a field sobriety test — during which he said, “You are going to arrest me anyways, you might as well do it” — the man was arrested for drunken driving.

The officer

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Bicycle mechanic can’t stop tinkering – News – The Topeka Capital-Journal

NEWTON – Bicycles have been part of Everett Bradley’s life for as long as he could remember. One of the first things he saved up to buy for himself was a bicycle — he spent about $15.

“My first bike, I bought at 10 years old after mowing lawns,” Bradley said. “We had to do what we could to patch them together. Everywhere we went, we went on our bicycles.”

One of his first jobs was in a K-Mart, assembling Huffy bicycles. There, the emphasis was on speed and just making sure all the parts were where they were supposed to be.

But Bradley, who now works for Prairie View, liked to tinker.

Later on he went on to work for John Hobbs at a bicycle shop in downtown Newton — a shop that closed several years ago. That, at the time, could have been the end of Bradley’s tinkering

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Solberg in WRC return on Italy powerstage with Pirelli test car

One-time World Rally champion Petter Solberg believes his chance to compete on the powerstage of next month’s Rally Italy is the perfect litmus test for Pirelli’s new gravel tyres.



a car covered in snow: Solberg to contest WRC Italy powerstage with Pirelli


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Solberg to contest WRC Italy powerstage with Pirelli

The Norwegian, who beat Sebastien Loeb to the 2003 WRC title, will get back behind the wheel of a WRC-spec Citroen C3 on the closing 4.28-mile Sassari test using Pirelli’s freshly-developed Scorpion KX rubber.

The 45-year-old, also a two-time World RX champion, will be navigated by three-time WRC event winner Andreas Mikkelsen after he was recruited by Pirelli to lead its research and development programme ahead of its WRC return next season.

Pirelli will take over from Michelin as the official tyre supplier to the WRC in a deal that starts next year and runs until the end of 2024.

It previously held the position from 2008 to 2010 before

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