Drunk Derbyshire driver caught twice over the limit by police while wearing 'avoid hangovers stay drunk' t-shirt

A drink driver caught twice over the legal alcohol limit in Derbyshire, was arrested while wearing a t-shirt that read ‘avoid hangovers...stay drunk!’.

Tuesday, 30th March 2021, 7:14 pm

Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit pulled over the drunk Chevrolet Matiz motorist in Pleasley after he was found travelling unsupervised despite only holding a provisional licence.

Officers joked that the man had ‘unfortunately been taking the advice of his t-shirt too literally' in a tweet, after they said he blew 76 on a breathalyser test – which is twice over the legal drink drive limit.

The Matiz driver was wearing a ‘avoid hangovers...stay drunk!’ top which appears to be from the Royal Veterinary College, given out as part of freshers week, when he was caught by police in Pleasley.

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The driver was caught wearing a 'avoid hangovers...stay drunk!' t-shirt while over the legal alcohol limit.

He has since been arrested and charged and the car has also been recovered by police.

In response to the social media post, one person wrote with a shocked emoji: “He has been drunk since 2007”.

The driver of a Chevrolet Matiz was caught unsupervised while only holding a provisional licence in Pleasley, Derbyshire.

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He allegedly blew 76 on a breathalyser test.