Month: December 2019

Wait? Do I have to have a sober supervisor to be a designated driver with my L?

Recently, a story made headlines after a sober driver saw his passenger given a driving prohibition because she was drunk… even though she was not driving! This story has raised a lot of questions about what your obligations are as a supervisor and as an L driver.

The reality is that the actions of the police officer in this case were wrong. There is no legal authority to issue a driving prohibition to a passenger in a vehicle who has not been driving. And while people can appreciate why the officer’s actions were wrong, many seem to think there is some responsibility that either the driver or passenger bear for these circumstances.

So what does the law say? …

Weird and Wacky Wednesday Volume Eighty Two

This week on Weird and Wacky Wednesdays, we have a story that will send shudders down the spine of anyone who’s ever worked in a supermarket. We get an answer to the quesion, will an RV fit through a drive-thru – *spoiler alert* it won’t. And a domestic argument involving chips.

Follow the jump to find out who made it to this week’s Weird and Wacky Wednesday. Le’ts go. …

Weird and Wacky Wednesday Volume Eighty One

This week on Weird and Wacky Wednesdays, we look at a case involving a woman who got a little too into the holiday spirit. Then, we get an update on the case of a judicial brawl in the parking lot of a White Castle. Finally, we look at one man who loved too much. And far too publicly. 

Follow the jump to learn more about this week’s weird and wacky legal cases from around the globe.

Is pulling over to use your phone distracted driving?

Using an electronic device while driving is naughty

An interesting case provides some guidance as to when the prohibition against using an electronic device inside a vehicle does not apply. We all know that you cannot use your phone or any other electronic device while you are driving, but there are some exceptions. For instance, you may use a phone to call or message emergency services if it is an emergency. …

Weird and Wacky Wednesdays: Volume Eighty

This week on Weird and Wacky Wednesdays, we look at someone who either really, really likes to smoke or who is perhaps criminally ambitious. Then, we examine the case of a cat that was both well-trained and, well, trained. Finally, we look at the story of a woman who had a real jerk for a husband but who settled the score in a profoundly satisfactory manner.  

Follow the jump to learn more on Week 80 of Weird and Wacky Wednesdays!  

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