Tag Archives: Drunk Driving

• Uh, Alcohol Billboard Message Falls Flat

Uh, Alcohol Billboard Message Falls Flat

A billboard that was probably meant as a joke turns out is no laughing matter to some. It’s an ad for alcohol from a popular liquor company, but the attempt at humor isn’t very funny to some people. The billboard is for Lee’s Discount Liquor, and its message is: “Alcohol is cheaper than therapy”. Mother, […]

• No, You Can’t Booze It Up & Drive Your Lawn Mower to the Store

No, You Can’t Booze It Up & Drive Your Lawn Mower to the Store

Just in case you were wondering: Yes, you can get busted for drunk driving while taking your lawn mower for a spin. Ask Roy Walton, 47, of Bloomfield Township. WWJ reports that Walton, 47,  rode his lawn mower to the Rite Aid on Woodward near Square Lake Road in Bloomfield Township. The cops first noticed […]

• MADD lobbying for device to prevent drunk driver from starting car

MADD lobbying for device to prevent drunk driver from starting car

When Mothers Against Drunk Driving formed in 1980, it was legal to get behind the wheel and drink a beer in most states. Drunken drivers rarely received more than a fine. And more than 21,000 people a year died in drunken-driving accidents at that time. The Irving-based nonprofit is credited for helping cut drunken-driving deaths […]

• MADD celebrates 30th anniversary, wants alcohol detection locks in all cars

MADD celebrates 30th anniversary, wants alcohol detection locks in all cars

An anti-drunk driving group wants congress to fund legislation to develop a mandatory alcohol detection ignition lock for all vehicles. The group is MADD, Mothers Against Drunk Driving is celebrating their 30th anniversary Thursday.