Austria's Joerg Haider At Three Times Legal Alcohol Limit At Time Of…

We recently told you about the death of far-right Austrian politician Joerg Haider » 10/15/08 12:40pm 10/15/08 12:40pm at the wheel of his . What we didn't know at the time was that Haider was thoroughly loaded when he plowed his VeeDub into a concrete pillar, registering 1.8 g/L — more than three times the Austrian legal alcohol limit. The politician…

Drunk Driver Hits Cop Car Stopping Drunk Driver

It seems that there's nothing to do in Minnesota but drink and drive, at least over the holidays. According to police, they were making a stop on the suspicion of a DWI when a car full of twenty-something women from St. Cloud plowed into the parked police cruiser. These are the times when we make crucial decisions in… » 12/20/07 3:30pm 12/20/07 3:30pm

Plan on Dying From DUI This Holiday? Win a Free Coffin!

A newspaper in St. Mary's, Maryland is offering a free coffin to the first person to kill themselves in a drunk driving accident over the holiday season. The editor's brother was killed by a drunk driver in 1975 and has been crusading against drunk driving ever since. It's a compelling message, though we wonder how… » 12/07/07 9:30am 12/07/07 9:30am

Booze-Induced Drivin' Confidence Through The Ages

So what does some grizzled shotgun-shack-dwellin' rustic crackin' brews and rattling down a dirt road in a Jeep have to do with a drunken caveman crossing chasms on tree-branch bridges or a Gay Nineties dandy chugging from a huge stein whilst navigating his penny-farthing bike through mud puddles? Everything! This… » 3/05/07 11:07am 3/05/07 11:07am

Pay it Back: Haley Joel Osment Faces DWI, Possession Charges After…

Ruh roh. Looks like Haley Joel "I See Dead Publicists" Osment's VH1-special resume is widening. The former child star's awkward year just keeps getting worse. Last month, he barrel-rolled a '95 Saturn in Los Angeles after a party; now he faces up to six months in jail on charges of driving drunk and possessing… » 8/18/06 3:02pm 8/18/06 3:02pm

Rogue Judge Throws Out DWI Cases, Citing Unconstitutionality

And speaking of activist judges, a Judge in Fairfax County, Virginia has been throwing out drunk-driving cases because he believes the current law is unconstitutional, the Washington Post is reporting today. Judge Ian M. O'Flaherty insists Virginia's DWI law unfairly deprives defendants of their constitutionally… » 10/27/05 11:17am 10/27/05 11:17am