Banned P-plater is over the limit
IT SEEMS William Dougal Fraser didn’t learn his lesson the first time.
Just nine days after losing his licence in the Hervey Bay Magistrates Court, police picked him up for drink driving.
Prosecutor Senior Constable Jeanette Grigoris told the court that when Fraser’s car was intercepted at Pialba on November 27, he admitted to police that he’d just lost his licence the week before.
Fraser, who had been a provisional licence holder before he was suspended, returned a breath test reading of .021, Snr Const. Grigoris said.
He appeared on two charges and told the court that the reason he was driving was to go to the doctor because he had a broken hand.
He said he didn’t realise he had any alcohol in his system because he’d had a big night and it had been “at least 12 hours” since his last drink.
For the disqualified driving charge, Fraser was fined $1000 and further disqualified for four months.
For the drink-driving charge, he was fined $500 and disqualified for another four months.