Megan Barnes may have succeeded in establishing the most bizarre case of distracted driving. Barnes is accused of crashing into a car in the Florida Keys on her way to visit her boyfriend. Police say that she was driving while shaving her bikini area — as her ex-husband held the wheel from the passenger seat.
Trooper Gary Dunick said that Barnes “was meeting her boyfriend in Key West and wanted to be ready for the visit,” so she had her ex-husband Charles Judy, hold the wheel of her 1995 Thunderbird while she attended to her nether regions.
She had been convicted the previous day for driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license. This was sixth time her license had been suspended.
Police said that the couple drove away from the scene and switched seats, but Judy had telltale burns on his chest from the airbag deploying.
It appears that idiot drivers are not a purely American problem:
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