Student Whose License Was Suspended Over a DWI Drives Around Campus in Barbie Jeep

Tara Monroe is turning heads by driving a child-sized pink Barbie Jeep around the Texas State University-San Marcos campus.

When this student had her license suspended over a DWI, she came up with a creative alternative for getting around.

Tara Monroe is now turning heads by driving a child-sized pink Barbie Jeep around the Texas State University-San Marcos campus.

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Photos shared on social media show the 20-year-old squeezed behind the wheel.

Monroe had her license suspended after she allegedly refused to take a Breathalyzer test during a traffic stop in March. Her father then took her car away from her.

So she turned to Craigslist, where she found the pink-and-purple Jeep for $60. She named it 'Charlene' after its previous owner.

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She charges it up with a 12-volt battery and cruises around campus at 5mph.

Monroe said she is flattered by the attention.

She told the San Antonio Express-News: "This is the best way I could have gotten my 15 minutes of fame. Basically, it was the best decision I’ve made in college, yet."

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