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.
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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.
[Courtesy ACT Policing]