Taiwanese man in coma after falling on passing scooter from 5th floor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man living in New Taipei City on Monday (Nov. 2) suffered serious injuries after he fell from the fifth floor of his apartment building and landed on top of a passing sc...

Video shows rogue scooter rider cause 10 car pile-up on Taiwan freeway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reckless driving by a man illegally riding a scooter on a freeway in New Taipei City Monday (Oct. 5) led to multiple collisions involving at least 10 vehicles. A 10-veh...

Taiwanese spooked by ghostly arm emerging from bus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite the fact that Ghost Month (鬼月) has already come to an end, Taiwanese netizens were spooked when a creepy video surfaced on Monday (Sept. 28) showing a pale, white ...

Bus with driver asleep at wheel careens onto Taipei sidewalk, killing scooter driver

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man was killed and a police officer was injured after a Taipei bus suddenly careened onto a sidewalk on Monday evening (Sept. 21), with video and eyewitness testimony in...

Taipei man murders motorist after argument with wife over dinner plans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei man is facing murder charges after fatally stabbing a man seated on his scooter after getting into an argument with his wife over where to go to eat. At about ...

Two people slashed by wanted man in Taoyuan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two people suffered knife wounds during the course of a robbing spree of three different scooter drivers carried out by a wanted man in Taoyuan City on Wednesday night (May 29)...

Scooter driver dies on birthday after being electrocuted by power line in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A young man perished on his birthday early Tuesday morning (May 21) after he was electrocuted by a downed power line during the heavy rains seen in western Taiwan on Monday (Ma...

Video shows helmet-less joy rider ram into pillar in Nantou, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Dashcam video has surfaced today on Taiwanese social media showing a helmet-less joyrider on a scooter casually chatting with his buddy before suddenly colliding with a concret...

Police arrest New Taipei City bank robbery suspect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A man suspected to be involved in a bank robbery in New Taipei City’s Banqiao District was arrested on Dec. 29, reported CNA. The man, surnamed Yu (游), was arrest...

ABS brakes to be mandatory on Taiwan's scooters in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Beginning New Year's Day in 2019, all scooters built in Taiwan will be required to be installed with an anti-lock braking system (ABS), which could translate into a increas...

Video shows reckless scooter rider pass cop in no passing zone in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A video was released yesterday (June 21) on YouTube showing an impatient scooter rider recklessly passing both a police car and a large truck in a no passing zone on a narrow, ...

American English teacher dies after scooter crash in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A 71-year-old American English cram school teacher died on Monday (April 16) after suffering severe head trauma when he collided with a scooter driver who had run a red light o...

Man shot 3 times over road rage in Pingtung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A man driving a scooter in Pingtung City was shot by another man on a scooter three times at noon yesterday (Nov. 15), in an apparent act of road rage, reported UDN. The vi...

Video shows female scooter driver torn in half by truck in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video has surfaced on Facebook showing a female scooter driver in Kaohsiung suddenly and mercilessly ripped in half by the massive tires of heavy flatbed truck which plowed rig...

After causing fatal crash, drunk driver poses as passenger

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After catapulting a scooter driver to her death, a drunk driver posed as a clueless passenger in the back of his car yesterday evening (Oct. 30) in New Taipei, reported CNA. ...