Drunk driver sets new Slovak record

A Christmas police patrol booked a man for driving with 6.78 parts per thousand alcohol in his bloodstream. While medical experts generally agree that levels above 4 ppm alcohol are fatal, the man was still coherent enough to claim the bottle he was drinking from contained tonic water.

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Observers agree that he would handle the position well.


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