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Silly parkers arrested for drink driving

A drunk 48-year-old woman from Upper Austria lost her driving licence after managing to successfully drive without being stopped by police or having an accident to the town of Thalgau in Salzburg State, but then asking a 20-year-old to help her to park the vehicle without realising that he was also drunk.

In addition the 20-year-old was also not qualified to drive and did not have a driving licence, and when he climbed into the vehicle he reversed too hard and smashed into another car was parked belonging to a 31-year-old woman from Salzburg.

She called police, and when they arrived they discovered that the young man was almost 3 times over the drink drive limit and charged him. When he explained that he had been trying to help out the older woman as she had been unable to park they breathalysed her and found she was almost 4 times over the limit – and confiscated her driving licence on the spot.

Austrian Times





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