So he's half-cut at the pub, the car's outside, and the Mrs calls up bawling her eyes out and totally falling apart because the dogs they're petsitting have mauled the family pet. It can never excuse drink driving, but it's understandable why he didn't stop to think about other options and just jumped in the car and drove home.
Yep, the first time drink driving may have been with a good excuse.
Probably not the second time, though,it's wearing a bit thin.
The third time there's another good reason, you wonder how much it takes to learn, and how everyone else manages to sort out their lives without getting behind the wheel of a car after a few beers. Clearly an unlucky guy