Welcome to 365 Days of Motoring

An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.

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On This Day

Wednesday 15th September 1993

28 years ago

FBI Director William S. Sessions promised a new national campaign to stem carjacking and other car-related crimes. Approximately 35,000 carjackings occurred in the US during 1992, the year prior to the FBI announcement. Although carjackings accounted for only 2% of the total vehicle thefts, their possibility remained ever present in the public consciousness. Perhaps one reason that Americans found this new crime so alarming was that 77% of carjackers carried a weapon, usually a handgun.