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8 of last week’s 26 drink drivers had been around before

By johnboy - 1 August 2012 8

Twenty-six people were caught drink-driving on ACT roads last week (23-29 July), with eight of those drivers being repeat offenders.

Six of the drink-drivers were subject to a zero Alcohol Content reading, and 18 had their licences seized through the issuance of Immediate Suspension Notices.

The highest reading for the week was recorded around 9.30am on Saturday (July 27), when police stopped a white Volkswagen light truck after the driver attempted to avoid a Random Breath Testing station on Benjamin Way in Belconnen. The driver, a 33-year-old Macquarie man, returned a positive roadside screening test and was taken to Belconnen Police Station, where he returned an Alcohol Content reading of 0.194.

As a provisional licence holder, the man was subject to a zero blood alcohol concentration. He had his licence seized immediately and will face the ACT Magistrates Court on September 5.

Officer-in-Charge of Traffic Operations Sergeant Rod Anderson said police across all areas of the ACT will continue to remove impaired drivers from our roads.

“The 18 drivers issued with Immediate Suspension Notices were caught by General Duties members from all five police stations across the ACT. This demonstrates removing alcohol impaired drivers from our roads is a priority for all ACT Policing members,” Sergeant Anderson said.

[Courtesy ACT Policing]

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8 of last week’s 26 drink drivers had been around before
milkman 7:27 pm 05 Aug 12

Of course people re-offend, it’s not like there are any real penalties applied in the ACT.

PrinceOfAles 5:29 pm 05 Aug 12

Deref said :

One said :

Shame there is still impaired police officers simply getting a quota to keep the legal system pumping along.

I vote USA Jail’s for attempted murder – there is no such thing as DUI or alcohol impaired drivers when your paid to manage it – or coverup crimes with government issued propaganda that deletes the keywords of crime from anything relating to alcohol abuses (ITS ABUSE – THE END).

Having the TV/old print media who advertised the best prices says its DWI is a joke and insult to all who have been subjected to abuse at the hands of an alcohol abuser or their supporters like the policed media. I suggest to the Sergeant that police are as much at fault if not more, and they too are a problem that needs a some correctional time, and not a solution (why change when your going away, you have locked up people for having pot or open beer in their cars, and so I see no difference between police and any impaired drivers)!

Pan fort affects me and I cant drive when taking it, but that’s not stopping you.

Q1. how many of the ‘alcohol impaired drivers’/ABUSERS have ever performed violent acts, criminal acts, etc?

Q2. Whats the most popular brand to consume before attempting to drive?

Can someone translate this into English, please?

Police bad. Pot good.

How_Canberran 12:59 pm 05 Aug 12

LSWCHP said :

One said :

Shame there is still impaired police officers simply getting a quota to keep the legal system pumping along.

I vote USA Jail’s for attempted murder – there is no such thing as DUI or alcohol impaired drivers when your paid to manage it – or coverup crimes with government issued propaganda that deletes the keywords of crime from anything relating to alcohol abuses (ITS ABUSE – THE END).

Having the TV/old print media who advertised the best prices says its DWI is a joke and insult to all who have been subjected to abuse at the hands of an alcohol abuser or their supporters like the policed media. I suggest to the Sergeant that police are as much at fault if not more, and they too are a problem that needs a some correctional time, and not a solution (why change when your going away, you have locked up people for having pot or open beer in their cars, and so I see no difference between police and any impaired drivers)!

Pan fort affects me and I cant drive when taking it, but that’s not stopping you.

Q1. how many of the ‘alcohol impaired drivers’/ABUSERS have ever performed violent acts, criminal acts, etc?

Q2. Whats the most popular brand to consume before attempting to drive?

We have a live one here!

LSWCHP 11:23 am 05 Aug 12

One said :

Shame there is still impaired police officers simply getting a quota to keep the legal system pumping along.

I vote USA Jail’s for attempted murder – there is no such thing as DUI or alcohol impaired drivers when your paid to manage it – or coverup crimes with government issued propaganda that deletes the keywords of crime from anything relating to alcohol abuses (ITS ABUSE – THE END).

Having the TV/old print media who advertised the best prices says its DWI is a joke and insult to all who have been subjected to abuse at the hands of an alcohol abuser or their supporters like the policed media. I suggest to the Sergeant that police are as much at fault if not more, and they too are a problem that needs a some correctional time, and not a solution (why change when your going away, you have locked up people for having pot or open beer in their cars, and so I see no difference between police and any impaired drivers)!

Pan fort affects me and I cant drive when taking it, but that’s not stopping you.

Q1. how many of the ‘alcohol impaired drivers’/ABUSERS have ever performed violent acts, criminal acts, etc?

Q2. Whats the most popular brand to consume before attempting to drive?

Huh?

Deref 10:26 am 05 Aug 12

One said :

Shame there is still impaired police officers simply getting a quota to keep the legal system pumping along.

I vote USA Jail’s for attempted murder – there is no such thing as DUI or alcohol impaired drivers when your paid to manage it – or coverup crimes with government issued propaganda that deletes the keywords of crime from anything relating to alcohol abuses (ITS ABUSE – THE END).

Having the TV/old print media who advertised the best prices says its DWI is a joke and insult to all who have been subjected to abuse at the hands of an alcohol abuser or their supporters like the policed media. I suggest to the Sergeant that police are as much at fault if not more, and they too are a problem that needs a some correctional time, and not a solution (why change when your going away, you have locked up people for having pot or open beer in their cars, and so I see no difference between police and any impaired drivers)!

Pan fort affects me and I cant drive when taking it, but that’s not stopping you.

Q1. how many of the ‘alcohol impaired drivers’/ABUSERS have ever performed violent acts, criminal acts, etc?

Q2. Whats the most popular brand to consume before attempting to drive?

Can someone translate this into English, please?

One 4:50 am 05 Aug 12

Shame there is still impaired police officers simply getting a quota to keep the legal system pumping along.

I vote USA Jail’s for attempted murder – there is no such thing as DUI or alcohol impaired drivers when your paid to manage it – or coverup crimes with government issued propaganda that deletes the keywords of crime from anything relating to alcohol abuses (ITS ABUSE – THE END).

Having the TV/old print media who advertised the best prices says its DWI is a joke and insult to all who have been subjected to abuse at the hands of an alcohol abuser or their supporters like the policed media. I suggest to the Sergeant that police are as much at fault if not more, and they too are a problem that needs a some correctional time, and not a solution (why change when your going away, you have locked up people for having pot or open beer in their cars, and so I see no difference between police and any impaired drivers)!

Pan fort affects me and I cant drive when taking it, but that’s not stopping you.

Q1. how many of the ‘alcohol impaired drivers’/ABUSERS have ever performed violent acts, criminal acts, etc?

Q2. Whats the most popular brand to consume before attempting to drive?

Zeital 8:41 am 02 Aug 12

bundah said :

Returned a reading of .194 at 9:30 am now that’s impressive must’ve been a huge friday night.

It’s funner becuase the date is wrong XD

bundah 6:02 pm 01 Aug 12

Returned a reading of .194 at 9:30 am now that’s impressive must’ve been a huge friday night.

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