What's The Best Car For A Super Drunk Passenger?

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? » 12/18/14 11:30am 12/18/14 11:30am

This Unfathomably Dark Anti-Drunk Driving Ad Is Full Of WTF​

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? » 11/10/14 2:32pm 11/10/14 2:32pm

Florida Woman Had A .413 BAC While Picking Up Kid At School

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. » 9/09/14 12:44pm 9/09/14 12:44pm

Texas Jury Acquits Dad Of Murdering Drunk Driver Who Killed His Kids

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. » 8/28/14 10:36am 8/28/14 10:36am

Feds Want American Teens To Just Get Drunk And Have Sex In The Woods

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is tasked with keeping our roads and highways safe, and generally they do a very commendable job. They recently started a new campaign to prevent teen drunk driving, and I think the subtext of it is impressively realistic: if you're drunk in the woods, don't drive;… » 8/20/14 2:57pm 8/20/14 2:57pm

Man Gets Run Over by His Own Pickup Truck During Road Rage

Joseph H. Carl was driving home from a bar in Gainesville, Fla. Tuesday when he rear-ended a car that was stopped at a red light. Drunk and enraged, he got out of his pickup truck and began banging on the windows of the vehicle he'd just hit. If only he'd remembered to put it in park first. » 7/24/14 10:14am 7/24/14 10:14am

Wrong-Way Collisions Kill Eleven in LA and Florida (Graphic Video)

Police say a drunk 21-year-old woman driving over 100 miles per hour the wrong way down a freeway collided head-on into another vehicle early Sunday morning, killing six people. And an eerily similar collision killed five people driving on a Florida interstate around the same time. » 2/10/14 7:51am 2/10/14 7:51am

Teen Drunk Driver Too Rich To Be Held Responsible For Killing Four

On June 15th, three people stopped to help a stranded car on the side of the road when they were hit by a drunk driver. The drunk driver survived, but he killed the four people, and paralyzed one of his passengers. Why is he not in jail? Because he's too rich to control his own actions. » 12/16/13 3:40pm 12/16/13 3:40pm

Two Students Arrested After Letting Friend Drive Drunk

On July 14th, Jane Modlesky got into the driver's seat of a 2008 Honda Pilot, and crashed into a tree, and died. Her blood-alcohol content was .27. Now two boys have been arrested and charged with misdemeanors in connection with her death, because they knew she was driving drunk. » 12/07/13 11:25am 12/07/13 11:25am

What Was Your Closest Encounter With Drunk Driving?

Drunk driving is, sadly, still a very regular occurrence in this country, but at least it isn't as socially acceptable as it used to. Let's take a moment to remember those times, if only to remind ourselves to never go back to them again. » 10/24/13 5:05pm 10/24/13 5:05pm

Man Takes Ambulance On Three Mile Joy Ride, Only Caught Because Beer

A man in the Long Island town of Merrick (my hometown! Yeah guys! We made the news!) was finally arrested after a 10-day manhunt to find the perp who stole an ambulance and took it on a nice long joy ride. And he would've gotten away with it, too, if it weren't for that meddling beer. » 10/19/13 5:22pm 10/19/13 5:22pm

Australian Moron Gets Into Police Chase Because Of The Internet

We've all seen the videos — some determined citizen videos himself getting stopped by the cops, asking "am I being detained" eight hundred times, and then getting sent off with a ticket as before. It appears one Australian idiot followed this format and got into a police chase. » 10/09/13 5:03pm 10/09/13 5:03pm

Photographer Tails Drunk Driver 40 Miles And Police Never Show Up

If you don't have much faith in Washington D.C.-area law enforcement, the following story is not going to help at all. A TV news photographer followed a suspected drunk driver for 40 miles and called 911 eight times, but police never showed up. » 9/11/13 1:25pm 9/11/13 1:25pm

Drunk Driver Who Confessed To Killing a Man in YouTube Video Indicted

This morning, an Ohio grand jury indicted Matthew Cordle—the drunk driver who released a YouTube video last week confessing that he'd killed 61-year-old Vincent Canzani—on charges of aggravated vehicular homicide. » 9/09/13 4:47pm 9/09/13 4:47pm

Drunk Driver Confesses To Killing a Man in YouTube Video

Vincent Canzani was a 61-year-old Navy submarine veteran living in Ohio. Divorced with two daughters, he was an amateur photographer and a cigar connoisseur who'd just recently started working part-time at his favorite tobacco shop, the Tinder Box, in Columbus. Around three in the morning on Saturday, June 22,… » 9/06/13 1:43pm 9/06/13 1:43pm

NHTSA asks America how they feel about in-car alcohol detection

Yesterday, The National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) published a noticed titled,” National Survey of Driver Attitudes and Opinions of Advanced In-vehicle Alcohol Detection Systems.” The notice is to inform the public that NHTSA intends to survey 1,000 people across America who have a valid driver’s license on… » 6/21/13 11:57am 6/21/13 11:57am

Man With BAC of 0.00 Arrested and Charged With DUI

Jessie Thorton, a 61-year-old retiree, was arrested and charged with DUI in Arizona despite having a blood alcohol level of 0.00. The reason the arresting officer gave to Thorton: “I can tell you're driving drunk by the look in your eyes.” » 6/09/13 11:29pm 6/09/13 11:29pm

The Most Terrifying Anti Drunk Driving Stunt You'll Ever See

Sometimes the best way to drive a point home is pure, abject terror. And that's the approach Leo Burnett London used in this ad that shows a rather extreme way to discourage drinking and driving. » 6/07/13 3:12pm 6/07/13 3:12pm

My Wife Looks Nervous: A Drunk Driver Killed My Family

Two and half years ago, somewhere in Patterson, California, a man got shit-faced. He decided to drive his van into my family’s car. » 6/02/13 8:25am 6/02/13 8:25am