People across the states all have to not only worry about their driving but the driving of others as well.

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At least once in a lifetime you will experience a reckless driver, but we usually expect to see that on busy holidays like 4th of July or Labor Day. According to Drive Safe Alabama, in 2020 it was a total of 932 people killed in only 853 crashes, this means with some crashes there was at least 2 people killed, which is why you have to be alert to others on the road.


You would think most reckless driving happens at night but not in the case for this state Senator.

On June 5 at 10am officers received a call of reckless driving on an Alabama highway near Foley. When officers finally pulled the vehicle over they discovered it was Mississippi State Senator Michael McLendon. Due to his reported reckless driving he was tested at the scene and charged with a DUI with a combined substance.


McLendon has been a senator for Mississippi since 2020 and serves District 1, Desoto County with a base salary of 23,500, according to the National Conference of State Legislature. He currently does not have any opponents for the upcoming election since both of them dropped out. McLendon was looking to have an easy re-election with no opponents but since this incident that could all change.


Baldwin County Sheriff's office is currently awaiting the DUI results and McLendon was released on a 2,500 bond. He will have a court date on October 25.

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