L-plater fails drug test

AN L-plater without a fully licensed driver failed a drug test in Myrtlebank on Monday.

Wellington Highway Patrol intercepted a Ford Territory for a routine check, and a licence review revealed the male driver was the holder of a learner’s licence, and was not in the company of a full licence holder.

Police allege the driver also returned a positive drug test, and was towing a trailer, which learner drivers are not allowed to do.

He will appear in court at a later date to face drug and driving offences.

Learner rider 42kmh over

WELLINGTON Highway Patrol intercepted a learner motorbike rider allegedly travelling at 142kmh in a 100 zone on the Sale-Toongabbie Rd, near Winnindoo, last Friday.

The learner driver, who had held his licence for only two months, has now lost it for six months.

Speeding, unlicensed driver

WELLINGTON Highway Patrol intercepted a Holden Commodore travelling at 152kmh in a 100 zone on Sunday, along the Princes Highway near Flynn.

The unlicensed driver has never held a licence.

His vehicle has been impounded for 30 days at a cost of $1401, and he will appear in court at a later date to face driving charges.

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