The UK has repealed DUI laws in rural areas siting that they cause a rise in depression and suicide in the county. They also said that there are not enough DUI accidents in rural areas on these roads to justify the punishment. The residents can apply for a special permit to drink and drive because there is no other means of reasonable transportation home from a pub. Many are outraged at this decision, but we think it's a step in the right direction!
Opponents claim that depression causes suicide not the lack of being able to go to the pub. I think the opponents are non-social people and do not understand that most of us do not want to drink at home by ourselves for fear of being arrested. Living in fear is never a good thing.    

This is reminiscent of the Montana argument wouldn't you say...maybe Alan's not so far out there after all.

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