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Father Fined For Buckling in Beer Instead of Boy

Beer before boy? An Australian police officer pulled over an unregistered and uninsured car on Friday only to find the driver, a dad, had seat belted his beer in, but failed to secure his son. The case of beer sat between two adult passengers in the backseat, while the 5-year-old road on the lump of the car's floor.

According to ABC news:

"I haven't ever seen something like this before," he said. "This is the first time that the beer has taken priority over a child."

To see a similar instance,


Unfortunately, in the US, we have. Back in February, a Florida woman was pulled over for drunk driving. And, when the officer looked into her car, he found a case of Busch beer seat belted in the back next to a baby who was not secured or in a carseat. The Australian dad was slapped with a fine for not restraining his son, while the woman was taken into custody.

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