RBT random breath test.
RBT random breath test. Cade Mooney

More caught over the limit

OPERATION Drink Drive has descended on the Coffs Coast with spectacular results.

The high-visibility police blitz, a concerted campaign to reduce our road toll, began on Friday night and continues next weekend.

A Sydney man was charged with mid-range drink-driving after he was stopped for a breath test on Park Beach Road in Coffs Harbour early on Sunday.

Police pulled over the westbound Lexus, driven by the 49-year-old Ryde man, near the Phillip Street intersection at 1.10am.

He was arrested after a positive breath test and taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station, where his breath analysis returned a reading of .083.

A 23-year-old P-plater was also charged with drink-driving after a positive breath test in Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour, at 1.40am on Saturday.

The man, who had been driving east, returned a breath analysis of .039. P-platers are restricted to a zero alcohol reading.

A woman, 24, was charged with drink-driving after she failed a breath-test on the Pacific Highway at Sandy Beach at 8.30am on Sunday.

The P-plater, who had her two-year-old daughter with her, was arrested at the scene and taken to Woolgoolga Police Station, where she returned a reading of .041.

She was further charged with not displaying her P plates.

A Woolgoolga man, 23, was charged with mid-range drink-driving after a breath-test in Woolgoolga’s Featherstone Drive at 12.40am on Saturday.

He was taken to Woolgoolga Police Station and his breath analysis returned a reading of .143.

He was also charged with driving while unlicensed and cannabis possession.



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