car cruising

car cruising

A UK term for an adrenaline sport in which hundreds to thousands of young males, age 17–25, converge on industrial estate car parks on weekend evenings to “burn out”, “handbrake” and “doughnut” their high-powered cars, resulting in a high incidence of injury and death.
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The news about Gareth's death was rapidly broadcast across social networking and car cruising websites.
A POLICE operation in an area notorious for car cruising has been hailed a success.
Car enthusiast Karl, who lived in Low Fell and worked as an apprentice diesel fitter at Canon Transport in Washington, was an active member on car cruising sites and forums in the North East.
The poster, by Eugene artist Julia O'Reilly, depicts a vintage car cruising down Broadway in the sunset.
That kicked off the first song and we were all tucked in on the back seat of Sheryl Crow's car cruising down her highway of rock classics.
Bookstores do brisk business selling a variety of Crusader decals, which are displayed in the rear windows of many a car cruising around these schools' neighborhoods.
Louis Post-Dispatch published his letter as well as a follow-up article about car cruising (which even credited SJR, the first such mention we can remember in decades).
The "chop and screw" method is a popular Southern formula crafted by the late DJ Screw, which slows down the track of every song creating the ultimate car cruising rendition.
Speaking about the use of the injunctions Chief Insp Kerry Blakeman, who heads up the West Midlands Police traffic unit, previously said: "As well as the obvious dangers of driving at speed on urban roads, car cruising generates a lot of latenight noise nuisance for people living near key routes.
Detectives released CCTV footage of the car cruising around the quiet streets of Huddersfield town centre early that morning in a bid to find witnesses.
Coun Richard Hobbs, portfolio holder for community protection, said: "Over the last eight years, the county council and police have tried numerous measures to stop the antisocial behaviour associated with car cruising, such as speeding and excessive noise, which have caused nuisance to residents, businesses and other road users.
There is always about five or six scumbags inside the car cruising around.