Police dismayed with results of early morning check points
Police dismayed with results of early morning check
Auckland Motorways Police are dismayed
with the choices made by some Auckland drivers who continue
to drive after consuming alcohol or drugs.
alcohol check points identified five drivers on the motorway
who had exceeded the legal alcohol limit and identified
another impaired by drugs.
The driver of one vehicle
stopped earlier in the evening exceeded the legal alcohol
limit and the vehicle keys were removed. The same vehicle
was stopped a second time a short time later after a
passenger hot wired the vehicle and continued driving it.
This second driver was also exceeding the legal alcohol
limit. A further passenger from the same vehicle then took
it upon himself to damage a police vehicle and he was
A vehicle collision near Drury was caused by
fatigue after the driver fell asleep and collided with the
central crash barrier.
The Police would like to reinforce
to drivers of the need to remain sober, reduce their speed
and not drive when tired.
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