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If you've ever scarfed down a fast food meal while driving during your 30-minute lunch break, you can relax; you probably won't be pulled over by a cop who has too much time on his hands.

A Cobb County cop ticketed a motorist just minutes after he left a McDonald's drive-thru while eating a hamburger on January 10. But Cobb County Solicitor General Barry Morgan, whose office prosecutes traffic misdemeanors, says there is no law against eating while driving, unless the act of eating causes unsafe driving.

I think everybody in the world has done this before,” Morgan told The Fulton County Daily Report. “Obviously, why do we have drive-thrus?”

Morgan said his office will only prosecute the case if the officer can prove eating the burger affected the motorist's driving.

“It’s not eating something that’s a violation of the law,” Morgan said, adding that eating has to be distracting and the distraction has to cause the vehicle to be operated in an unsafe manner. “To be successful and prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt, all three elements have to be present," Morgan told The Daily Report.

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    • http://pearlswindow.com Carrington

      Alright, back to the latest Joey debacle...

    • http://thegameonbetblog.tumblr.com/ Bird

      I don't know if it's legal or not, but it's definately not safe. I do it myself from time to time and it doesn't allow you to have full control of the car. Sometimes I even drive with my leg like that commercial. You sound like you cool wit it Sandy. Which is great cause folk gonna keep doing it just like we do other bad things like browse the internet and social media while driving, texting, talking on the phone, letting the dog sit in our lap, DUI. All dat.

    • Time to Waste

      :hi: Carrington!
      We ready :popcorn: <--Indiana Pop, Vanilla Almond Granola Popcorn Clusters

    • luVn_liFe…

      I Can appreciate the officers "concern" However if the guy wasn't swerving and digging in his console for that ketchup packet he should have kept it moving.
      another perfect example of misuse of time :tea:

    • luVn_liFe…

      WHATS JOEYS STORY.. Hurry up C were impatient and been waiting for a JOEY Update :wait:

    • KDub

      When's the last time you went through the drive-thru? You know you're not supposed to text and drive, but what about eating behind the wheel?

      A new study released by Lytx Data shows eating or drinking while driving is almost as dangerous as texting or using your cell phone in the pilot's chair.

      The numbers show a person with a food or drink distraction is 3.6 times more likely to be in an accident than those who don't drink or eat behind the wheel compared to a distracted driver on a hands-free phone who is 4.6 times more likely to be in a crash. A distracted driver using a smartphone or tablet is 4.7 times more likely to be involved in a collision.

    • https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0TMzDWwIj7Y Nancy Drew Sees You! :eek:

      Which is great cause folk gonna keep doing it just like we do other bad things like browse the internet and social media while driving, texting, talking on the phone, letting the dog sit in our lap, DUI. All dat.

      _________________________________

      Bird! getcho a$$ outta that car! :chase: :lol:
      So how was your Christmas and New Year Bird. (Did you cougar your way into the new year? *giggles*) :hug:

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      whats the purpose of a drive thru if not to eat while driving :shrugs:

      personally, I don't like to eat on the go. I like to sit down with a plate and cutlery and eat. Im a slow eater anyway. gotta take my time but I know a lot of ppl are not like that.

      I also CANNOT parallel park if the music is on. :nono:

    • luVn_liFe…

      . (Did you cougar your way into the new year? *giggles*) :hug:
      ~~~
      I done axed BIRD ten times has she gotten her body count UP!?

    • SummerBaby

      :popcorn:

    • https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0TMzDWwIj7Y Nancy Drew Sees You! :eek:

      Oh (you know I'm always late Luvie) :lol:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nAbQogbMOk Buttercup

      Cobb County
      =========
      The police officer shouldn't have too much time on his hands.

    • https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0TMzDWwIj7Y Nancy Drew Sees You! :eek:

      whats the purpose of a drive thru if not to eat while driving

      __________________________

      to feed all the kids in the back of the mini van, duh!

    • luVn_liFe…

      Nancy Drew Sees You! :eek: says:Oh (you know I’m always late Luvie) :lol:
      ~~~~
      SHE STILL hasn't answered, keep asking. maybe, soon tell.

    • KDub

      My beloved Mazda was a 5 speed. I would eat and drive. :steer: + :pizza: Put on makeup and drive. Beat my kid and drive. :whip: I was smoking back then. Smoke Newports and drive. :shrug: I mean...chit.

      This was before Bluetoof over the speaker too. Talk and drive. :cell: Back when you used to have to press 23 buttons on the phone to make a word on text. TEXT and drive. Nobody managed to die. :shrug:

    • Candy Cane

      This bootleg version of Drunk in Love :rofl:

      Christina was on WWHL Sunday. She seems like a good time. :shrug:

    • SummerBaby

      I was carpooling once & this bish came out with a plate fool of tacos on her day to drive. I've never been so scared :no:

    • https://www.facebook.com/lists/10150387562179388#!/video.php?v=347882248719363 User Friendly

      Nobody managed to die
      _______________

      the new generation isn't as able as we were. you should see my son trying to sweep :eek: I had to just walk away.

      he could still be using the vaccum cleaner had he not broken it :angry:

    • luVn_liFe…

      I was carpooling once & this bish came out with a plate fool of tacos on her day to drive
      ~~~~~~
      :hahaha: STOP LYIN SUMMER :dead:

    • https://www.etsy.com/shop/AMarieNaturals lovezoe

      Christina was on WWHL Sunday. She seems like a good time.
      -----------
      :rofl. They don't call her turn up for nothing.

    • SummerBaby

      I was carpooling once & this bish came out with a plate fool of tacos on her day to drive
      ~~~~~~
      :hahaha: STOP LYIN SUMMER :dead:
      ------------------
      True story

    • https://www.facebook.com/lists/10150387562179388#!/video.php?v=347882248719363 User Friendly

      says there is no law against eating while driving, unless the act of eating causes unsafe driving
      __________________

      what about :blow: ?

    • KDub

      I also CANNOT parallel park if the music is on.
      ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
      I cant parallel park PERIOD. STILL drives BFF insane. We been having the SAME convo since 1993. Just had it Thanksgiving weekend.
      BFF: Bish you passing by PERFECTLY good PARKS :cuss:
      Me: HEFFA you know I caint parallel park! Why is you branging up OLE STUFF? :cuss:
      Bff: But...but... you got a back up camera now. :sad:

    • luVn_liFe…

      he could still be using the vaccum cleaner had he not broken it :angry:
      ~~~~
      GAWD! when my son was younger, I used to be blown away at the STUFF he would manage to BREAK!
      AMAZING!

    • Candy Cane

      UF
      Ive done that before. Almost caused an accident. That aint safe! :nono:

    • SOTHERNGRL

      How do you throw a drink on ASHLEY FUAWKING ABBOUTT?
      *******************
      @CANDYCANE where you at. I know gat damn good and well that broke down YAMP did not throw a damn drink on ASHLEY ABBOTT that chit dont een murch fly. :nono: :no: I can not I aint watched Y&R in I dont know how long but AA has ALWAYS been my fave. You have mad me not like this wanch. Now I'm glad Eddie C left her stank azz. Yeah I'm Petty. Oh this all I got from the Slim post. :shrug:

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      Bff: But…but… you got a back up camera now
      _____________________

      now that's bad, KDubb :rofl:

      I don't know how to finagle that back up camera either. everything has to be off and everybody has to be quiet for me to parallel park.

    • KDub

      he could still be using the vaccum cleaner had he not broken it :angry:
      ~~~~
      GAWD! when my son was younger, I used to be blown away at the STUFF he would manage to BREAK!
      AMAZING!
      ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
      My kids are the most destructive FEMALE children ALIVE. And clumsy. AF. I be wanting to beat their ays. These aint no SMALL kids. 10...AND 20! :chase:

    • Vanna is the root of all evil

      says there is no law against eating while driving, unless the act of eating causes unsafe driving
      __________________

      what about :blow: ?

      ---
      I miss those days ughhh. U n ya nig, in the front seat, he pull over at a elementary school parking lot and u give him that bagNing head. Those were the good days...

    • Time to Waste

      everything has to be off and everybody has to be quiet for me to parallel park.
      ---------------------
      :hahaha:
      Lordt!!
      Parallel Parking Queen ova here.
      I was scared to fail it so paid for a driving school to teach me.
      I park on the street everyday, I can PP on the phone, with a burger in my left hand

    • https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0TMzDWwIj7Y Nancy Drew Sees You! :eek:

      somebody swing by and confiscate Dubb's keys :hahaha:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nAbQogbMOk Buttercup

      what about :blow: ?
      ============
      :waiting: Real questions that need real answers.

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      elementary school parking lot
      ___________________________

      :shocked: yall finna be on the sex offenders list :rofl:

    • SummerBaby

      elementary school parking lot
      ___________________________
      :shocked: yall finna be on the sex offenders list :rofl:
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      :crying1:

    • Blanche Devereaux

      I miss those days ughhh. U n ya nig, in the front seat, he pull over at a elementary school parking lot and u give him that bagNing head. Those were the good days…
      .......................

      :tape:

    • Blanche Devereaux

      :shocked: yall finna be on the sex offenders list :rofl:
      ........................

      Vanna is a mess :rofl:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nAbQogbMOk Buttercup

      :shocked: yall finna be on the sex offenders list :rofl:
      ==============
      :crying1: This is so true

    • Vanna is the root of all evil

      elementary school parking lot
      ___________________________

      :shocked: yall finna be on the sex offenders list :rofl:

      ---
      Me and my boyfriend were ruthless hunny no limits no chill we could do it anywhere :biggrin:

    • KDub

      everything has to be off and everybody has to be quiet for me to parallel park.
      ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
      I aint NEVER parallel parked. EVER. I aint ashamed of it. Back in the day I would PARK in the middle of the street and GET out and let BFF do it. :rofl: My ex-husband would just hush and WALK to the never reaches of EARTH of wherever we ended up parked at...cause he tried to complain once I had passed by a parallel parking spot. And I lit his azz AH-LIVE on WHY the fawk am I DRIVING ANYWAY SIR? PROMPTLY STFU.

    • https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0TMzDWwIj7Y Nancy Drew Sees You! :eek:

      My kids are the most destructive FEMALE children ALIVE.
      __________________________

      we was all girls at my house growing up and we still managed to tear up a good bit of my Mama's stuff. we was petite, yet surprisingly destructive. i remma us sliding down the staircase on my baby sis crib mattress and if there was a vase or umburella stand at the bottom of the steps by the front door, that bish wasn't long for this world. :no:
      now me, i wish a kid WOULD break ANY thing at my house! :chase: :hahaha:

    • Blanche Devereaux

      @Candy Cane is that the Boss, Miss Ross in your Gravi?

    • finallymadeitn

      I miss those days ughhh. U n ya nig, in the front seat, he pull over at a elementary school parking lot and u give him that bagNing head. Those were the good days…

      *****
      :ROFL:

      More like rolling down I-20 :biggrin:

    • KiMi0414

      I'm supposed to be working, but I'm streaming Maury on my phone :facepalm:

    • Vanna is the root of all evil

      everything has to be off and everybody has to be quiet for me to parallel park.
      ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
      I aint NEVER parallel parked. EVER. I aint ashamed of it. Back in the day I would PARK in the middle of the street and GET out and let BFF do it. :rofl: My ex-husband would just hush and WALK to the never reaches of EARTH of wherever we ended up parked at…cause he tried to complain once I had passed by a parallel parking spot. And I lit his azz AH-LIVE on WHY the fawk am I DRIVING ANYWAY SIR? PROMPTLY STFU.

      ---
      This made me laugh. Parallel parking is a breeze for me. Loud music and all

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nAbQogbMOk Buttercup

      Mama Butter was dating a guy when I starting driving, and he owned a Deuce and a Qwater. I hated him for making me drive that car. He told me if I could parallel park that spaceship, I could drive anything. Me and my cheerleading buddies used to pull up to the basketball games, and I would be driving like Cedrick the Entertainer on OKOC.

    • Time to Waste

      Joey Must have done some CHIT !!!

    • https://www.etsy.com/shop/AMarieNaturals lovezoe

      Another who can't parallel park. Good thing it won't on the test. I parked as far away from the building as possible. :rofl: The lady was like everyone does that.

    • Candy Cane

      Blanche
      :yes:

      Southern Girl
      Brandy sure did throw wine in Ashley's face. she better be glad it was Ashley and not Drucilla. Drucilla probably would have smacked the shyt outta Brandy. :rofl:

    • https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0TMzDWwIj7Y Nancy Drew Sees You! :eek:

      with my first car, i was parallel parking with the music WAY up, and proceeded to knock one of my lights askew. and not the tail light either, now how the fugg you parallel park and hit the car in FRONT of you? :facepalm:

      My dad: :shrug: :ha:
      Me (under my breath): "arsewhole" :kona:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nAbQogbMOk Buttercup

      More like rolling down I-20 :biggrin:
      ==========
      Or :hump: on 75N :ashamed:

    • https://www.etsy.com/shop/AMarieNaturals lovezoe

      Anyone seen the preview for Ny Big Fat Fabulous life. :facepalm:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nAbQogbMOk Buttercup

      Joey Must have done some CHIT !!!
      ==========
      :hahaha: Ain't that the truth!

    • KDub

      we was all girls at my house growing up and we still managed to tear up a good bit of my Mama’s stuff.
      ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
      We were all girls too growing up. My mama (and certainly my daddy when we went round his house to stay the weekend etc) aint play that there mess. :nono: Why I am so shocked at my two girls. That damn Dub20. Told yall she blew my mama microwave to smithereens with a fork on her plate. :no: RECENTLY. Not when she was younger. When she was 18 almost 19 :rofl: Her sister is just as bad I am starting to see.

    • https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0TMzDWwIj7Y Nancy Drew Sees You! :eek:

      Me and my cheerleading buddies used to pull up to the basketball games, and I would be driving like Cedrick the Entertainer on OKOC.

      _____________________

      BOL! :hahaha: you was cute with it Butter? :lol:

    • https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0TMzDWwIj7Y Nancy Drew Sees You! :eek:

      Blanche! sorry if i'm late, but how is the baby doing? :hug:

    • KDub

      @Candy Cane is that the Boss, Miss Ross in your Gravi?
      ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
      Diana Ross. One of the best pusscee mgrs of all time. OF ALL TIME. :nun:

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      My dad: :shrug: :ha:
      _________________________

      I have already decided that I am NOT teaching my son to drive. nerp. :nono: ask ya daddy or pay for lessons. I WILL NOT be in a car riding with somebody who broke the kickstand off of a bike.

      I aint even know kickstands were breakable :facepalm:

    • sassyshe

      KDub says:

      everything has to be off and everybody has to be quiet for me to parallel park.
      ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
      I aint NEVER parallel parked. EVER. I aint ashamed of it. Back in the day I would PARK in the middle of the street and GET out and let BFF do it. :rofl: My ex-husband would just hush and WALK to the never reaches of EARTH of wherever we ended up parked at…cause he tried to complain once I had passed by a parallel parking spot. And I lit his azz AH-LIVE on WHY the fawk am I DRIVING ANYWAY SIR? PROMPTLY STFU

      ---------------------------------------------------------------------
      We here :cheers:

    • SummerBaby

      I hate when I done parallel parked & I leave enough room for me to easily get out the space & when I return another car is in front or behind me so dayum close I feel like a beginner driver trying get out :crying1:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nAbQogbMOk Buttercup

      BOL! :hahaha: you was cute with it Butter? :lol:
      ===========
      Girl, couldn't tell me nothing! I would have that fresh wrap and vaseline on my lips just so :nun: Giiiiiirl, all 5'2" 110lb of me used to slang that car, you hear me?!

    • https://www.facebook.com/lists/10150387562179388#!/video.php?v=347882248719363 User Friendly

      Anyone seen the preview for Ny Big Fat Fabulous life
      ___________

      where the girl busted her pants open in the grocery store? yeah. :tea:

      looks to be along the lines of that midget show or the sister wives show.

    • KDub

      ask ya daddy
      ^^^^^^^^^^
      Dub20 daddy still teaching folks how to drive. 25 years. His sister. His brother. Me. 2 BM's AFTER me. Dub20 and his niece. Next daughter is 14 now. He was like MAN I AM TIRED :phew:

    • luVn_liFe…

      I WILL NOT be in a car riding with somebody who broke the kickstand off of a bike.
      ~~~~~
      :hahaha: See thats the amazing breaks Im talking bout :lol:

    • https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0TMzDWwIj7Y Nancy Drew Sees You! :eek:

      Told yall she blew my mama microwave to smithereens with a fork on her plate.
      __________________________

      that's these new chirren :hahaha:
      one of my nieces, when my mama microwave broke, one of them chirren put one of the microwave-safe plastic bowls in my mama real oven tryna heat up her mac & cheese! :rofl: and these are some smart chirren (normally). my mama was like :facepalm:

    • SummerBaby

      :newpost:

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      Dubb the way my nerves are set up I could never teach my flickded son how to drive in new York city of all places. the thought alone is terrifying. :bite:

      :newpost:

    • luVn_liFe…

      I feel like a beginner driver trying get out :crying1:
      ~~~~
      SUMMER
      U scoot up half an inch turn the wheel
      scoot back 1/4 inch
      pull up a whole inch
      THEN UR FREE :woohoo:
      LOL

    • https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0TMzDWwIj7Y Nancy Drew Sees You! :eek:

      when I return another car is in front or behind me so dayum close I feel like a beginner driver trying get out
      __________________________

      THIS! :smack:

      you be in there justa gruntin & cussin, tusslin w/that wheel! :ghost: