In just a week, 32 motorists have been caught doing illegal activity behind the wheel with one driver blowing more than three times the legal limit.
In just a week, 32 motorists have been caught doing illegal activity behind the wheel with one driver blowing more than three times the legal limit.

32 motorists caught drink driving, speeding across M'boro

IN just a week, 32 motorists have been caught doing illegal activity behind the wheel with one driver blowing more than three times the legal limit. 

Over the past week across the Maryborough Police Patrol Group a total of 32 motorists were caught drink driving, driving unlicensed, driving unregistered vehicles and driving at high speed (more than 40km/hr over the limit).

With less than two months until Christmas, Police are putting daily emphasis on the Fatal Five and the large number of motorists caught just within the past week concerns police.

The drink driving readings ranged between 0.05% through to more than three times the legal limit with a high reading out at Mundubbera of 0.272%.

Four motorists were caught with a high alcohol limit of 0.15% and over, with three of these motorists registering more than four and five times the legal limit.

Also of concern was the large number of motorists caught driving whilst unlicensed and also driving a unregistered vehicle with eleven driving unlicensed and five driving vehicles unregistered and uninsured.

Police are also reminding learner drivers and P plate drivers with the end of year celebrations approaching to be extremely careful and plan your end of year activates with safe guards such as planning designated drivers, arranging to be picked up the following day.

Police warn if learners choose to drink and drive they will be caught and could lose more than just their licence.



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