In 2015, a Louisiana man was arrested for drunkenly riding a horse on a highway. When detained, he said, “The horse knows the way home” and the sheriff concluded it did not constitute DUI.
Driving while drunk destroyed the Soviet spy network in the UK. After being arrested in London in 1971, Oleg Lyalin panicked and offered the names of every Russian spy. The UK government expelled 105 people from the country, and the USSR network in Britain “never recovered”.
A drunk driver convicted of manslaughter was sentenced to wear his victim’s name and spend her birthday and holidays in prison.
Sharon Osbourne sold all of Ozzy Osbourne’s cars when she found out he was drinking and driving.
In 1955, an Arkansas woman drove into a service station and said to the attendant in a confidential whisper: “I wish you would check that guy behind me; I think he’s drunk.” Police said the “guy” behind was a driverless pickup truck, whose bumper was locked with the rear bumper of the woman’s car. She was charged with driving while intoxicated.
Drivers in Ohio receive a yellow “scarlet letter” license plate if they have been convicted of a DUI.
Michigan has a second-tier DUI law, known as the ‘Super Drunk Law’, for BACs over 0.17.
Sharon Osbourne sold all of Ozzy Osbournes cars when she found out he was drinking and driving.
An 18-year-old man tried to eat his underwear in the hope that the cotton fabric would absorb alcohol before he took a breathalyzer test.