Woman caught driving nearly double the speed limit over Easter weekend

Lachlan Roberts 3 April 2018 7

A 30-year-old woman will face court for drink driving and other offences after she was caught driving nearly double the speed limit in Gungahlin on Saturday night (31 March).

About 10 pm, ACT Policing detected a vehicle travelling at 149km/h in an 80km/h zone on Horse Park Drive near Kenny.

The woman was on her P plates with a requirement to use an interlock device – a breathalyzer for a vehicle that requires the driver to blow into a mouthpiece on the device before starting the vehicle.

An interlock device was not fitted to the vehicle she was driving and the vehicle was not registered to the driver.

The driver provided ACT police with a sample of breath which returned a positive reading of almost three times the legal limit of a full licence holder.

The driver was taken to the Gungahlin Police Station and later released from custody.

The driver will be summoned to attend court at a later date for exceeding speed greater than 45km/h, repeat special driver PCA level 3, and contravene interlock condition.

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7 Responses to Woman caught driving nearly double the speed limit over Easter weekend
Blen_Carmichael Blen_Carmichael 8:52 am 18 Apr 18


Peter Welsh Peter Welsh 11:31 am 04 Apr 18

Daniel Knox????

Your mate

Maya123 Maya123 10:18 pm 03 Apr 18

With that high reading of alcohol, I would hazard a guess she is alcoholic and will almost certainly do this again in the future. She has a problem

Capital Retro Capital Retro 9:13 pm 03 Apr 18

Agree that she should have been held in custody. “P” drivers are supposed to have zero alcohol when driving and there are three serious offences cited in the police report.

All they are doing by releasing her is encouraging her to do the same thing as soon as she can. The police have a responsibility to protect the community against people like her also. Giving her a summons for court “at a later date” is a joke.

Watson Ian Norma Watson Ian Norma 11:24 am 03 Apr 18

Should have been put in Jail

    Brett Everingham Brett Everingham 10:19 pm 15 Apr 18

    Should of been more than just put in jail..She must be one of those that their building 2 prisons out near Goulborn for The Criminally Insane. That's actually happening TOO!

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