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Have a little drinking problem in Romania do they?

Street signs warning Romanian drivers to be careful of drunken pedestrians lying on roads were erected by road safety chiefs worried about the “despairing” levels of accidents…

Officials in Pecica, a village town about 13 miles from the Hungarian border in the country’s west, ordered the bright red signs, complete with the phrase “Attention – Drunks”.

via Romanian street sign warns drivers of ‘drunk pedestrians’ – Telegraph.

March 10, 2010 Posted by | Dumb Stuff, Strange | , | Comments Off on Have a little drinking problem in Romania do they?

Want an air traffic control career? Drunk and naked is not how to start.

A stark naked and intoxicated man forced the closure of a runway in India on the weekend after jumping a fence and wandering onto a taxiway.

Delhi’s airport security noticed the… man on a taxiway nearby the runway, closing it until he could be detained.

It appeared the man had climbed over a three meter high wall to enter the airport area.

via  The Australian.

March 1, 2010 Posted by | Dumb Stuff | , | Comments Off on Want an air traffic control career? Drunk and naked is not how to start.

Tip: When the cops are taking you home don’t call 911

(New Jersey) State police said an intoxicated man being driven to his southern New Jersey home by troopers called 911 and claimed they were kidnapping him…

via  NJ.com

Did he end up in jail? Oh, yeah.

February 28, 2010 Posted by | Dumb Stuff | | Comments Off on Tip: When the cops are taking you home don’t call 911

Another example: Alcohol seldom makes you smarter

Spokane, Washington, police report that a 42 year old intoxicated man attempted to prove to friends that a gun wasn’t loaded by pointing it at his face and pulling the trigger. He was wrong and is in intensive care.

June 27, 2008 Posted by | Dumb Stuff, People | , | Comments Off on Another example: Alcohol seldom makes you smarter

Alcohol seldom makes you smarter


A Polish farmer is facing jail after he drove his two ton tractor down a set of stairs in a drunken bet.

Tomasz Jankowski, 45, tried to drive his tractor down the city centre steps in the middle of a town square in Tczew in north west Poland after drinking with friends.

He said: “After a few vodkas the staircase seemed a lot wider than it really was and nowhere near as steep.”

tractor prank

May 14, 2008 Posted by | accident messes, Dumb drivers, Dumb Stuff | , , | 1 Comment

Blind (and) drunk driver.

Blind drunk driver

Estonian police were shocked after stopping a car in a city centre and finding the driver was not only drunk but also blind.

Traffic police in the southern Estonian city of Tartu said Kristjan Gradolf, 20, who is completely blind, was being given directions by a pal in the passenger seat.

A breath test revealed Gradolf was two and a half times over the legal drink drive limit.

April 30, 2008 Posted by | Cars, Dumb drivers, Dumb Stuff | , | Comments Off on Blind (and) drunk driver.