Must the police have consent in order to search a car that was stopped due to the driver being impaired?

Question Details: I had my 20 year old cousin pick me up from a friend's house. I was drinking and aperently she was too. She got pulled over, got underage citation, an OVI and a speeding ticket. I got an open container after the police searched the car but they did not ask to search it. If I brought that up in court, is there any chance that the would be dropped?

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