In the news

November 2020 – Jalopnik still loves us ♥ and so does Boing Boing

October 2020 – Durham’s IndyWeek

October 2019 – Mashable, Yahoo! News about raising the bridge

November 2018 – Jalopnik again on 11/8

September 2018 – Jalopnik

January 2018 – The Drive Story about the Army truck crash

October 2017 – WRAL News local news report about the new warning signage

October 2017 – Low-Ass Bridge Gives Red Light Runner A Taste Of Instant Karma – Jalopnik

May 2016 – reports about Melbourne’s notorious Montague Street Bridge and compares the canopener bridge

January 2016 – The Wall Street Journal

June 2015 – local ABC News

June 2015 – Jalopnik

Feb 2015 – TWC News

April 12, 2013 – CNN

Nov. 13, 2012 – Raleigh News & Observer

Nov. 2, 2012 – Hawaii News Now

Oct. 30, 2012 – The Durham Herald Sun

Oct. 29, 2012 – Top Gear Auto News blog (yes! I know!)

Oct. 25, 2012 – The Atlantic Cities

July 5, 2011 – WRAL TV ran a story about the 11foot8 bridge

Aug. 2010
These great blogs featured 11foot8:
Boing Boing
Cynical C
The Daily What

Oct. 28, 2009:
funny story on local blog
Bull City Rising about 11foot8

May 13, 2009:
Pam Spaulding published a column in the Durham News about the videos.

March 18 2009:
WRAL ran a story on on the 5PM news about the truck crashes.

The German news site Der Spiegel also recently featured my truck crash videos


  1. Hey! I just saw this site featured on CBS News today (September 17 2013) Thought you would like to know.

  2. Add to the News that the 11foot8 bridge was featured on the 11/21/17 episode of Tosh.0.

  3. 11foot8 was featured on the april 3rd episode of the super slow show on youtube, a channel with about 11 million subscribers. you should add that to the news too!

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