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admin 06-03-2011 05:32 PM

Presenting the NOPD's new Drunkmobile Batmobile

This afternoon, members of the New Orleans Police Department (including Chief Ronal Serpas) and officials from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission (LHSC) gathered the press at an NOPD warehouse to unveil the vehicle they're calling the Batmobile (Breath Alcohol Testing Mobile ... get it?).— aka a 38-foot mobile command unit to be used at drunk-driving checkpoints.

Purchased through a grant from the LHSC, the $350,000 mobile DWI unit is outfitted with room for four suspected drunks to wait in front while someone else in the back has the honor of blowing in a tube (or peeing in a cup, if that's your thing).… [ Read more ]

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