• Police arrest 12yo boy trying to drive across Australia from NSW to WA
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[quote=ABC]A 12-year-old boy attempting to drive a car from New South Wales across Australia to Perth has been arrested by police at Broken Hill. The boy was pulled over on the Barrier Highway after police noticed his car's bumper was dragging along the road in New South Wales' far west on Saturday.[/quote] Surprised he managed to get that far. [url=http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-04-23/police-arrest-12yo-trying-to-drive-across-australia/8465432]Source[/url]
If he patched that bumper he might've made it
okay but can someone explain the source's usage of [i]drink driving[/i]
[QUOTE=lNloruzenchi;52143473]okay but can someone explain the source's usage of [i]drink driving[/i][/QUOTE] Only got caught because there were cops on the road due to that operation to catch drink drivers and that's it
[QUOTE=lNloruzenchi;52143473]okay but can someone explain the source's usage of [i]drink driving[/i][/QUOTE] Drink referring to drinking alcohol, you can probably figure out the rest.
[QUOTE=lNloruzenchi;52143473]okay but can someone explain the source's usage of [i]drink driving[/i][/QUOTE] you have to take your hands off the steering wheel to drink something, so its illegal in australia, even water is banned.
[QUOTE=Lonestriper;52143495]you have to take your hands off the steering wheel to drink something, so its illegal in australia, even water is banned.[/QUOTE] Then manual shifts are illegal.
[QUOTE=Lonestriper;52143495]you have to take your hands off the steering wheel to drink something, so its illegal in australia, even water is banned.[/QUOTE] can't tell if this shitposting is coming from the aussie user or aussie lawmakers
If only he fix up the bumper,pretty sure he will made it.
[QUOTE=LittleBabyman;52143566]Then manual shifts are illegal.[/QUOTE] No drink driving is fucking illegal because of manual transmissions (except in Tasmania provided you have a third arm for your beer), it's still legal in automatics.
[QUOTE=lNloruzenchi;52143473]okay but can someone explain the source's usage of [i]drink driving[/i][/QUOTE] In British/Australian English they say drink driving rather than drunk driving.
I'm confused by why you're having trouble with the concept of drink driving.
[QUOTE=helifreak;52143592]No drink driving is fucking illegal because of manual transmissions (except in Tasmania provided you have a third arm for your beer), it's still legal in automatics.[/QUOTE] actually didnt know this, fuck
[QUOTE=Vodkavia;52147704]I mean for one it sounds absolutely silly, unintuitive and misleading. Drink driving could describe driving while drinking any kind of beverage or drinking an alcoholic bev but not necessarily being drunk and drunk driving. All three of those things are illegal in some parts of the world if i remember correctly. Drunk driving is unambiguously driving while drunk, why phrase it any other way other than maybe other than to put it under the umbrella of driving under the influence. You don't call distracted driving "distraction driving" do you? :v:[/QUOTE] I imagine it doesn't sound silly when you've been hearing it your entire life
[url]http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-04-27/12-year-old-boy-who-drove-1300km-wont-face-formal-charges/8475618[/url] Police decided not to press charges.
[QUOTE=Vodkavia;52147704]I mean for one it sounds absolutely silly, unintuitive and misleading. Drink driving could describe driving while drinking any kind of beverage or drinking an alcoholic bev but not necessarily being drunk and drunk driving. All three of those things are illegal in some parts of the world if i remember correctly. Drunk driving is unambiguously driving while drunk, why phrase it any other way other than maybe other than to put it under the umbrella of driving under the influence. You don't call distracted driving "distraction driving" do you? :v:[/QUOTE] You don't have to be drunk to get arrested for drink-driving. All it takes is to be over the blood alcohol limit.
[QUOTE=Vodkavia;52147704]I mean for one it sounds absolutely silly, unintuitive and misleading. Drink driving could describe driving while drinking any kind of beverage or drinking an alcoholic bev but not necessarily being drunk and drunk driving. All three of those things are illegal in some parts of the world if i remember correctly. Drunk driving is unambiguously driving while drunk, why phrase it any other way other than maybe other than to put it under the umbrella of driving under the influence. You don't call distracted driving "distraction driving" do you? :v:[/QUOTE] it's a language thing, surely you've come across stuff like this before? eg british people pronounce "herb" with an audible H [sp]because there's a fucken H in it[/sp], obviously isn't as unintuitive or significant as you're making out drink/drunk to be (which realistically isn't a big deal whatsoever anyway) but i'm pretty sure it's just a result of the same thing it's semantics and it really isn't as misleading as you're implying [media]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dz4Ps55Rx40[/media]
[QUOTE=Vodkavia;52147704]I mean for one it sounds absolutely silly, unintuitive and misleading. Drink driving could describe driving while drinking any kind of beverage or drinking an alcoholic bev but not necessarily being drunk and drunk driving. All three of those things are illegal in some parts of the world if i remember correctly. Drunk driving is unambiguously driving while drunk, why phrase it any other way other than maybe other than to put it under the umbrella of driving under the influence. You don't call distracted driving "distraction driving" do you? :v:[/QUOTE]Whoa. You've blown my mind. There are drinks that aren't alcoholic?
i'm still waiting on turning 21 so i can drink at all. i've heard good things about water
[QUOTE=Bubz;52162318]You don't have to be drunk to get arrested for drink-driving. All it takes is to be over the blood alcohol limit.[/QUOTE] uhhh....that's the legal standard for the definition of "being drunk". if you're over the BAC, you're drunk.
So basically [URL="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/boy-8-drives-youtube-tutorials_us_58ef1aa9e4b0da2ff85e27b5"]this[/URL] only it's taken to the next level (instead of a mile drive, 1000 kilometres = 621.371 miles total distance: holy shit)
[QUOTE=portalcrazy;52164685]i'm still waiting on turning 21 so i can drink at all. i've heard good things about water[/QUOTE] 18 down under :)
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