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This Day In History – 1st Drunk Driving Arrest

This Day In History - 1st Drunk Driving Arrest

On this day in 1897, a 25-year-old London taxi driver named George Smith becomes the first person ever arrested for drunk driving after slamming his cab into a building. Smith later pled guilty and was fined 25 shillings.

Wow, how enforcement has changed!

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Toby Alan Dion Head Geek

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