Ireland Approves Drunk Driving Permits

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IRELAND (KTVI) – A controversial measure that would allow drunk drivers to get driving permits was approved by the Kerry City Council on Tuesday, according to The HuffingtonPost.com.

The measure would give a special permit for driving in sparsely populated areas while intoxicated. Five council members voted for the measure while three others voted against it.

The bill’s sponsor, Councillor Danny Healy-Rae argued said people who drank and drove in rural areas had “never killed anyone.”

Read the full story on The HuffingtonPost.com.