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Father banned from driving after getting behind the wheel of a toy Barbie car while drunk
The Mail Online ^ | April 19, 2010 | Daily Mail Reporter

Posted on 04/19/2010 5:23:16 AM PDT by wazoo1031

A father-of-four has been banned from driving for three years after getting behind the wheel of a toy car when drunk.

Paul Hutton, 40, was over the legal alcohol limit when he climbed into the seat of a 4ft by 2ft electric Barbie car, which has a top speed of just 4mph. A police patrol car spotted the 6ft-tall former RAF aeron

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1267136/Father-banned-driving-getting-wheel-toy-Barbie-car-drunk.html#ixzz0lY2qUqd4

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TOPICS: Humor
KEYWORDS: alcohol; banned; barbie; barbieworld; car; donutwatch; drugwar; drunk; drunkdriving; dwi; followthemoney; neoprohibition; policestate; revenuetickets; wod
I love the look on his face...talk about a Police State!! Geez!!!
1 posted on 04/19/2010 5:23:16 AM PDT by wazoo1031
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To: wazoo1031

Interesting result: I wonder if a 5-year-old was driving . . . would that have been legal?


2 posted on 04/19/2010 5:26:03 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: wazoo1031

While I approve of strict enforcement when it comes to drunk driving laws, this is one of the rare exceptions. Barbie cars do not pose a public danger, regardless of how they are driven, and I think the police may have demonstrated a bit of irrational exuberance for their job in this case. [Assuming, of course, that the police stopped him merely for looking goofy and not for any specific action that threatened the lives of innocent people.]


3 posted on 04/19/2010 5:27:06 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: wazoo1031

Reminds me of the folks who get arrested for DD while mowing the lawn or something.

I’m 110% against driving a vehicle while drunk, but this stuff is simply ridiculous.


4 posted on 04/19/2010 5:31:55 AM PDT by JenB987 (I'm still an American and 'til they take that away from me there's no day ruined. - El Rushbo)
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To: wazoo1031

Frickin’ ridiculous!


5 posted on 04/19/2010 5:36:21 AM PDT by clee1 (We use 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 2 to pull a trigger. I'm lazy and I'm tired of smiling.)
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To: Pollster1

>”Barbie cars do not pose a public danger”

I think youre missing the point here. Its not that the barbie car posed a danger to someone else, its the danger that comes from trying to AVOID this guy. All hunched over and going VERY slow on the side of the road would pose an imminent danger to himself and others trying to keep from hitting this nut.

He’s a grown man. Drunk or not, he should have used a little more common sense. (book smart but not a lick of brains)


6 posted on 04/19/2010 5:36:58 AM PDT by scoobysnak71 (I'm light skinned with no negro dialect. Could you milk me?)
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To: wazoo1031

The headline of 3 years doesn’t match the 1 year in the story. But whichever, he needs to be sentenced to driving only the Barbie car for 3 years just for his stupidity.


7 posted on 04/19/2010 5:37:13 AM PDT by bgill (how could a young man born here in Kenya, who is not even a native American, become the POTUS)
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To: wazoo1031
...6ft-tall former RAF aeron...

aeron? Aeronaut? Must be Britspeak.

8 posted on 04/19/2010 5:37:21 AM PDT by JimRed (To water the Tree of Liberty is to excise a cancer before it kills us. TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: wazoo1031

We see the USA going down the tubes, but the UK is ahead of us.
A young UK guy that I helped to get here to the Philippines tells me that there are two cams watching you in public at all times.
And do not forget the guy that found a shotgun on some railroad tracks. He took it to the police station to turn it in and was promptly arrested.


9 posted on 04/19/2010 5:39:08 AM PDT by AlexW (Now in the Philippines . Happy not to be back in the USA for now.)
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To: JimRed

I think it said in the paper he is an aeronautical engineer. Must be British-speak.


10 posted on 04/19/2010 5:39:50 AM PDT by scoobysnak71 (I'm light skinned with no negro dialect. Could you milk me?)
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To: 1rudeboy

I suppose the ban would be justified if he had run over or injured a Barbie or Ken doll but other than that...


11 posted on 04/19/2010 5:42:28 AM PDT by wazoo1031
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To: wazoo1031
Everyday. Everyday I see or read something disturbing coming out of the UK.

We get the UK Cops show here. Sheer dementia. Illegal aliens get pulled over, brought into the station and then given bus fair to get wherever they claim to be going. Cops pull people over and measure their air pressure in their tires so they can deem the car unsafe to drive, ticket them and follow them to the petro station to make sure they get air.

12 posted on 04/19/2010 5:43:09 AM PDT by riri
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To: wazoo1031

Takes into account a previous drunk driving conviction. The guy is a menace to the roads. Probably drove on the left side, also.


13 posted on 04/19/2010 5:43:40 AM PDT by RGSpincich
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To: RGSpincich

>”Probably drove on the left side, also.”

he he he


14 posted on 04/19/2010 5:50:31 AM PDT by scoobysnak71 (I'm light skinned with no negro dialect. Could you milk me?)
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To: wazoo1031

This is complete BS these cops need to do something productive law enforcment wise with their time.


15 posted on 04/19/2010 5:52:09 AM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: wazoo1031

16 posted on 04/19/2010 5:56:10 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: RGSpincich

Don’t you mean the wrong side of the road? ;-) They hate it when we say that...


17 posted on 04/19/2010 5:59:33 AM PDT by wazoo1031
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To: Joe 6-pack

LOL!


18 posted on 04/19/2010 6:00:41 AM PDT by wazoo1031
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To: JenB987

or while peddling a bike....they pick them up drunk all the time on bicycles in daytona beach...


19 posted on 04/19/2010 7:08:44 AM PDT by tatsinfla
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To: wazoo1031

Maybe this is the reason:

>>”Essex Police today said officers initially warned Mr Hutton not to drive the car but they arrested him when he ignored them and tried to make a very slow getaway.

DG


20 posted on 04/19/2010 7:55:38 AM PDT by DoorGunner ("Rom 11: until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in; 26 and so, all Israel will be saved")
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To: wazoo1031; Slings and Arrows; martin_fierro
Barbie car

Toy vehicle: Mr Hutton was caught drunk at the wheel an electric Barbie car, similar to the one pictured


'The police car came up alongside me and the officer said "Are you all right there, mate?"' he said.

'When I tried to talk I realised how drunk I was. A lot of burble came out.

 

Perhaps he was out cruising for 'Hooker Barbie' ?


21 posted on 04/19/2010 8:49:46 AM PDT by Stoat (If you want a vision of the future, imagine a Birkenstock stamping on a human face... forever)
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To: wazoo1031

Sounds like driving while not a ethnic or religious minority.


22 posted on 04/19/2010 8:56:22 AM PDT by Chickensoup (HEY LEFTISTS! Reduce your Government Footprint!)
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To: wazoo1031

When Barbie cars are outlawed, only outlaws will have.........


23 posted on 04/19/2010 9:07:36 AM PDT by llevrok (TEA Awakens Americans)
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