Fired Worker Accused Of Disabling 100 Cars

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Police in Texas say a man fired from an auto dealership used an Internet service to remotely disable ignitions and set off car horns of more than 100 vehicles. And in the United Arab Emirates, nascent drivers are learning the rules of the road at a very young age. Kids as young as 5 can take driving lessons in real cars.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

A worker fired from an auto dealership is in a Texas jail for taking a very loud revenge. He used a stolen computer password to deactivate starters on the cars sold at his former workplace, which in turn set off more than 100 honking horns.

In the United Arab Emirates, nascent drivers are learning the rules of the road at a very young age. Kids as young as five can take driving lessons in real cars, though their top speed is 15 miles an hour.

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