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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."