What country singer got a DUI on a lawn mower?

A drunken George Jones decided that his ten-horsepower lawn mower could get him to the liquor store, a 5mph vehicle for an 8 mile commute. The trip was apparently successful, and Jones discusses the incident in his autobiography, I Lived To Tell It All. An unknown length of his drunken commute was caught on film.

What country music singer got a DUI on a lawn mower?

The most notorious George Jones drinking story involves the country music legend and a John Deere lawnmower, but what a lot of folks don’t know is that George Jones chose this slow-moving mode of transportation to procure alcohol more than once. The first and most well-documented lawnmower incident was the late 60’s.

Was George Jones a mean drunk?

His Troubled Childhood. Jones’ father, George Washington Jones, was a heavy drinker. He’d often come home drunk from the bar in the middle of the night, wake George up and demand that he sing for him. If he didn’t perform, his father would threaten him with a beating.

Did George Jones get a DUI on lawn mower?

A drunken George Jones decided that his ten-horsepower lawn mower could get him to the liquor store, a 5mph vehicle for an 8 mile commute. The trip was apparently successful, and Jones discusses the incident in his autobiography, I Lived To Tell It All. An unknown length of his drunken commute was caught on film.

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Can you drink and drive a lawn mower?

Yes, you can get a DUI for drunken lawn mower driving.

How old was George Jones when sober?

At 75, George Jones is sober, happy and touring.

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