More than a third of people caught drink driving in the past week were repeat offenders; with thirty one people caught in total. Twelve people were caught on Friday (March 18) alone.
A 28-year-old man recorded 0.297, the highest recording for the week. The man is restricted to a 0.00 limit.
A 25-year-old man, on a 0.05 licence, recorded the next highest reading with 0.231; while a 22-year-old female 0.05 licence holder recorded 0.200.
With the ACT road toll at four, Superintendent Mark Colbran is urging the community to support the police message that drinking and driving is unacceptable.
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“The fact that we continue to catch repeat offenders tells us those who think it’s ok to drink and drive are just not getting the message.
“I urge anyone who knows someone who drinks and drive to make a stand. Tell them that their actions are unacceptable. Notify the police. We will not tolerate the lives of our friends and family being put in danger,” he said.
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