Funny Jokes
Funny Pictures Funny Quotes Funny Videos Weird News One Liners


Blonde Jokes
Couple Jokes
Food/Drink Jokes
Professionals Jokes
Point to be Noted Jokes
Kids Jokes
Animals Jokes
Other Jokes Jokes
Funny Pictures
Funny Videos
Strange News
chuck norris facts Jokes
Optical illusions
chuck norris
Funny Animal
yo mama jokes
Funny Christmas
Fat funny people
Inspirational quotes
Funny Quotes
one liners
Funny commercials
Funny moments
Weird Stuff
Funny Questions
Random questions
Pick up lines
Funny phrases


Man loses licence after drink-driving in toy Barbie car -
Category: News
Man loses licence after drink-driving in toy Barbie car

A man who was caught drink-driving in a toy car with a top speed of 4mph has been banned from driving.

Paul Hutton, 40, was pulled over by police as he drove an electric Barbie car, which moves slower than a mobility scooter, near his home in Essex.
Mr Hutton, who has four children Simon, 17, Calum, 14, Laina, 12, and John, 11, admitted being a 'complete twit'.

Speaking after the hearing at Colchester magistrates court, he said: "You have to be a contortionist to get in, and then you can't get out.
"I was very surprised to get done for drink-driving but I was a twit to say the least.
"It is designed for three-to-five-year-olds.
"Originally it was a pink Barbie car but I put bigger wheels on it but it's not fast.
"I'm not unhappy with my punishment, just a little bit surprised."
Mr Hutton, who is divorced, is a former RAF aeronautical engineer who now studies electrical engineering at Colchester Institute.
He explained: "I'm in the third year of my electrical engineering course and it was a little project I was doing with my son who is doing a car mechanics course.
"When it was done I couldn't resist the temptation to take it out."
Mr Hutton, was found to be twice the drink-drive limit, he said.
Appearing before magistrates last week, he admitted driving the toy car while drunk.
He was given a mandatory three-year ban because he had received another drink-drive ban within the past ten years.
Magistrates also gave him a 12-month conditional discharge and ordered him to pay ?85 court costs.
Chairman of the bench Neil Munson said: "This is most unusual.
"I have never seen the like of it in 15 years on the bench.
"The vehicle is not even capable of doing the speed of a mobility scooter and could be outrun by a pedestrian.
"Taking this into account, we feel we can impose a sentence of a conditional discharge for a period of 12 months."
The car was confiscated by police until the hearing but Mr Hutton now hopes to get it back.

read more



Share |

Rate this News
Average Good V.Good Excellent

Best Jokes | Crazy Pics | Strange News | Crazy Video
Copyright 2013 Free-Jokes-Online All rights reserved.