driving under the influence


driving under the influence
operating a motor vehicle while impaired due to the consumption of drugs or alcohol
Syn: DUI

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  • Driving under the Influence (song) — Driving Under The Influence was the debut single by Colin MacFarlane, also known as Col. It reached number 18 on the UK Top 40 Singles Chart in 1989. This was MacFarlane s only Top 40 entry. The song appeared on the 1989 album Col Sings.… …   Wikipedia

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