A 29-year-old provisional driver from Yass was arrested last night (Tuesday, September 17) for high range drink driving.
Around 10.50pm, a white Toyota Hilux was stopped by police driving in the vicinity of the Burns Club in Kambah, after police were called there in response to a suspicious vehicle.
Police conducted a breath test on the driver who returned a positive reading.
The man was taken into custody and conveyed to the Tuggeranong Police Station where he underwent a breath analysis, returning a reading of 0.171 grams of alcohol per 210 litres of breath. The defendant being a provisional driver is subject to a blood alcohol limit of zero.
Due to the high reading, the man’s right to drive in the ACT was immediately suspended.
He has been summonsed to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court on December 11.