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Eluding police tip: Try not to be run over by your own vehicle

A police chase in Maine ended when the driver, while attempting to elude police, crashed into a stand of trees, jumped out of the vehicle without putting it in park, and was run over by his own vehicle.

Why, yes, as a matter of fact alcohol was involved. How did you guess?

via The Portland Press Herald.

October 20, 2009 Posted by | accident messes, Dumb drivers | | Comments Off on Eluding police tip: Try not to be run over by your own vehicle

Sounds like the judge has been inhaling too

An Irish judge, one James O’Conner, has thrown out two drunk driving cases because the defendants may have inhaled alcohol from the steam of their own urine and skewed a breath test for alcohol. And it’s not the first time the good judge has agreed with defense attorneys who put forth the “steam inhalation” defense.

via  Belfasttelegraph.co.uk

December 1, 2008 Posted by | Dumb Bureaucrats | , | Comments Off on Sounds like the judge has been inhaling too

DUI/wheelchair

More at NEWS.com.au

Motorists had to swerve to avoid a man asleep at the controls of a motorised wheelchair on a north Queensland highway.

Police who breath-tested him allegedly found him to be six times the legal blood alcohol limit.

Police found the 64-year-old man asleep in his wheelchair in a turning lane on the Captain Cook Highway at Stratford north of Cairns on Friday morning.

June 23, 2008 Posted by | Dumb drivers, Dumb Stuff, People | , | Comments Off on DUI/wheelchair

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.