Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Ticketed for Eating a Double Quarter Pounder While Driving

From the ABA Journal online:

An Alabama man who ordered a double quarter-pounder with cheese last week at a McDonald’s restaurant in Georgia could soon find himself arguing to a local judge that he deserves a break today.

Madison Turner says he was pulled over in Marietta for eating the burger while driving and has the ticket to prove it, reports WSB.

While the state does have a distracted-driving law that is vague enough to be applied in this manner, a seasoned traffic defense lawyer not involved in Turner’s case says he has never seen such a citation before.

You can read more here.

What’s worse: texting while driving or raising your cholesterol level while driving or risking getting McD’s special sauce dripping on your clothes while driving?

(ljs)

 

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