Here’s a good idea: don’t punish people for being responsible.
In Canada it’s currently illegal to paddle a canoe and be drunk at the same time. Doing so can leave you subject to the country’s strict drunk-driving laws, which can mean fines, driving license suspensions, and vehicle impoundment. But wait! According to the National Post, paddling a canoe while smashed might soon…
Late last month, Chinese police arrested a (drunk) man who stood on top of a car that traveled about one-third of a mile in the city of Bengbu, according to The People’s Daily. I don’t know, maybe sticking his head out the window and drunkenly screaming for joy wasn’t good enough. But at least he looks proud.
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a New Mexico woman who failed to appear in court for two charges of felony child abuse, after running from police while driving drunk with her two young kids in the car and shouting at the cops “I don’t give a shit,” and “fuck you bald head.”
A mother was more than three-times the legal limit when she drunkenly launched her crossover 14 feet high over a roundabout while overtaking a truck—with her toddler in the car. Footage of the wreck was captured on the truck’s dashcam.
Utah governor Gary Herbert signed some of the strictest drunken driving limits in the nation into law yesterday, prompting protests from those working in the tourism and restaurant industries. The legal blood alcohol limit there is now .05 percent, as opposed to .08 percent in most places.
The father who has been secretly maintaining a memorial for his only son over the last 12 years had to finally reveal himself when the company that owns the property left him a note. Fearing the worst, he stepped forward—only to discover the company wanted to make the memorial a permanent feature in its plans to…
“Don’t drink and drive!” It’s a mantra you hear everywhere, from driver’s ed to billboards and your friends and family. Well, it looks like the numbers are headed in the right direction, as drunk driving arrests and convictions are down compared to previous years. But we still need to be reminded: Don’t.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will not be launching its holiday anti-drunk driving campaign on Christmas. No, our government has chosen a vastly more important occasion: Star Wars: The Force Awakens opening day.
Ever wanted to steal a booze truck and par-tay? A 19-year-old Maine woman attempted to do just that, and led the police on an erratic, mediumish-speed chase until she lost control of the truck and crashed into a barn.
Here’s the evening plan: Drive to that new Italian spot, maybe a nice bottle of Nebbiolo; wheel over to your favorite cocktail joint, where the bartender makes a mean Negroni. Now everyone’s lit and happy, but the buds need a ride home. No, really, I got this. Climb aboard.
Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal is currently in his native Chile with the national team competing in the Copa América. On his way back from a casino with his wife on his off-day, Vidal was involved in a two-car accident and arrested on suspicion of drunk driving.
Yesterday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration held an event to showcase new alcohol-detection technologies that the NHTSA would like to see made commercially available for new cars. The most likely system to implement uses touch sensors to evaluate blood alcohol. So what happens if you’re wearing…
While Uber can be kind of a scum company, nobody can deny the remarkable convenience of their app-based car service, and taking one is unquestionably better than drinking and driving. Now, if you want a free Uber ride in Toronto, all you have to do is get completely blasted.
There are a few basic rules you need to follow to live in modern society. Among them: don't drink and drive, and when your car breaks down on the freeway, don't use it as an opportunity to wiz while cars, um, whiz past.
You're super sloshed. Like, mega trashed. Humongo-hammered. You've wisely given your keys to your sober buddy, but here comes the question: what car do you want to be riding in?
The British government really, really likes it's bizarre driving ads. First there was the Northern Irish speeder who just decimated an entire classroom full of children, and now here's Kool & The Gang laying down a groovy soundtrack to a woman twitching and gasping her dying breaths. Viewer discretion advised, I guess?
Normally, this is just a sad case of what I would consider child abuse. But this Florida woman's blood alcohol level was so high it puts the story into "How exactly are you not dead?" territory.
A jury in Southeast Texas yesterday declared that a bereaved father accused of shooting and killing the drunken driver who crashed into his two children was not guilty of murder, according to news reports.