Being arrested for drunk driving is never a source of humor. This is always a serious offense.
But Texas State student Tara Monroe is in the news this week as a result of how she reacted following a recent DUI arrest.
After this industrial engineering major lost her drivers license for failing a breathalyzer test, her dad gave away her car as a punishment.
He told Tara she could drive a bicycle around campus instead. But she was NOT having that.
So Tara went on Craigslist, found a children’s Barbie Jeep on sale for $60 ands made the transaction.
She now gets around at a maximum speed of 5 miles per hour… but she has a blast doing so!
"People who don’t know me are shocked, but my friends weren’t even surprised because I do stuff like this all the time," she says.
"It goes pretty fast when it’s just me, so I usually make [my friends] walk behind me like parents taking their kid out to play. I’m just happy everyone thinks this is so hilarious."