In the latest news from the front lines of the "War on Drunk Driving"….
Suspected Drunken Driver Can Be Busted in Own Driveway
Detroit, MI. July 25 — The Michigan Supreme Court says a driveway is no refuge for a drunken driver.
The court says Northville authorities could charge Gino Rea with drunken driving, even if his car never left the driveway. The court says a driveway is “generally accessible to motor vehicles” under state law, even if on private property.
Police went to Rea’s home three times one day in 2014 to respond to noise complaints. At one point, an officer saw him drive out of the garage and pull back in. His blood-alcohol level was three times the legal limit.
The next thing you know they’ll be arresting people for DUI on bicycles and wheelchairs. Oh, right, they’re already doing that. See, for example, Felony Bicycle DUI and DUI in a Wheelchair.
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