Truck driver caught drink driving

A TRUCK driver has been caught drink driving near Bairnsdale overnight. 

Police received a report of a B-double truck allegedly driving erratically along the Princes Highway at Hillside around midnight. 

Members then heard reports that the same truck was allegedly parked across the highway. 

Police attended the scene and spoke to the 41-year-old truck driver. He was taken to Bairnsdale police station where he returned an evidentiary breath test reading of 0.231 per cent.

The Reservoir man’s licence was immediately suspended and he is expected to be charged on summons. 

Victoria Police is currently conducting its biggest road safety campaign, including 43 local operations and 22 State Highway Patrol operations. All officers, regardless of their work environment, will respond if they observe irresponsible behaviour on our roads.