DSUWI (Driving Something Unusual While Intoxicated)

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Don’t Ride Drunk in Kentucky

Guess I will create a new category for this topic, once I decide on a way to categorize it. "Things Not to Drive Drunk" doesn't seem right; you shouldn't drive anything drunk, or at least anything that goes faster than…


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Alaska Man Charged With Floating Under the Influence

As I've mentioned before, DUI laws have often been applied to the operation of somewhat questionable "vehicles," including Zamboni ice machines, recliners, wheelchairs, horses, motorized beer coolers, and (best of all) the motorized bar stool. There are really two different…


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Ted Nugent’s Drummer Gets DUI in Stolen Golf Cart

I hope this guy trashed his share of hotel rooms back in the day, because as rock-star antics go, this is kind of weak. Police in Bangor, Maine, reported today that Mick Brown, currently the drummer in Ted Nugent's band, was…


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Drunken Zamboni Driver Mocked by Children

Irritatingly, I was led to believe that this NY Daily News report was actually new, which would have made this incident the third known Zamboni DUI case in the United States. (Canadians, please advise if this has happened, or is common,…


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Second Zamboni DWI Reported

The Smoking Gun reports that a 34-year-old arena employee was arrested Monday night in Minnesota for driving while intoxicated. Witnesses reported the man was driving erratically, which responding officers confirmed when they saw him “struggling to maneuver” his vehicle. And…


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Another Motorized-Beer-Cooler DUI

A 23-year-old Australian man has been fined $500 as a result of being caught driving drunk. Christopher Petrie appeared in court on Monday, but a continuance was granted so that everybody could research the question whether the motorized beer cooler…


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DUI Charge for Driver of Motorized Bar Stool

If you have been paying attention, you should know by now that you can be charged with driving under the influence no matter what sort of vehicle you are driving.  In the past we have seen DUIs handed out to people riding…


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Motorized Cooler Driver Faces DWI Charges

I have already written about a number of non-automotive drunk driving charges, including incidents that involved "vehicles" such as riding lawnmowers, horses, and at least one Zamboni.  Not wanting to repeat myself, I passed on covering another recent riding-lawnmower DUI…