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Source: State of Victoria Police

Saturday, 25 January 2020 05:19

State Highway Patrol officers have intercepted a drink driver in Traralgon East this morning with an alleged reading of four times the legal limit.

The vehicle was pulled over on Princes Highway for a random breath test about 11.30am.

The 53-year-old Churchill woman driving, with her daughter in the passenger seat, returned an alleged evidentiary reading of 0.2%.

She had her licence suspended immediately and will be charged on summons with drink driving offences.

She also had her car impounded for 30 days at a cost of $1,005.

This impound forms part of Operation Amity, a state-wide focus on keeping our community safe on the roads during the Australia Day long weekend.

The 4-day operation aims to target the key causes of road trauma, particularly drink and drug driving.

Operation Amity runs from 12.01am on Friday 24 January to 11.59pm Monday 27 January 2020.

Nikki Ladgrove

Media Advisor