This handy pocket chart (print out and laminate), brought to you courtesy of the Freep, shows you the good and bad parts of the Detroit Metro when it comes to driving under the influence. We supply it in extra large, because- well, you know.
As you can see, in Detroit proper, the consequences of getting caught over the limit are pretty benign.
North of 8 Mile Road, matters get dicey. And the map tells only half of the story.
If you drive blottoed, you down’t want to land in the court of Judge Kimberly Small in Bloomfield Hills. Here, you are pretty sure to end up in the slammer, even for a first offense. In other areas, you must be a repeat offender to do time. And in Detroit, the stays are short, and the fines are affordable. If you are a low income drinker, Judge Marylin Atkins in Detroit will give you a discount.
See, downtown Detroit isn’t all that bad. And some enterprising soul really should put that information into the navigation system.