Cops To Dennis Quaid: Don't Get Behind The Wheel!

Dennis Quaid had a close call Wednesday night after a night out – just as he was about to drive off, police urged the actor not to drive – and he listened.

After attending the premiere of “One Peace At A Time,” Dennis, wife Kimberly and a friend left Philippe in West Hollywood, Calif., where he allegedly had too much to drink.

According to TMZ and Radar Online, Dennis got behind the wheel of the car when a police car pulled up alongside side the actor’s car and urged the 55-year-old actor to not drive.

According to TMZ, police repeatedly told the actor, “Get out of the car.”

He reportedly responded to the officer, asking, “What do you want me to do?”

The actor, his wife and friend then reportedly went back inside the restaurant and emerged a short time later to a waiting taxicab.

The waiting paparazzi reportedly screamed, “You don’t want a DUI. You don’t want to end up like Mel Gibson.”

Dennis reportedly laughed before getting into the cab and driving off.

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