A horseback rider was arrested because he was inebriated and “driving drunk” on the road. So what happens to the horse when the alleged drunk rider gets put in the back of a patrol car? One kind California law enforcement officer escorted the horse after the rider got busted for DWI.
Just in case you didn’t know the rules of the road apply no matter the vehicle you choose.
According to ABC News , Trooper Brackett of the California Highway Patrol was on duty when he noticed a man on horseback carrying an open container of alcohol. ABC reports this was in the trooper’s report, “It’s worth noting that, according to California Vehicle Code 21050, the rules of the road apply to those operating animals on the highway,”. So there ya go.
Officer Brackett assured the safe return of the animal. The California Highway Patrol is quoted in ABC
“This incident serves as a reminder that impaired riding, even on a horse, poses risks to both the rider and others on the road. We commend Officer Brackett’s dedication to upholding safety standards in all situations,” Thank you officer Brackett for avoiding a potential bad situation and for taking care of this animal. To learn more get details here from ABC News.