“TO have a driver report almost six occasions the authorized alcohol restrict is staggering,” stated A/Insp Ken Williams, officer accountable for Street Policing, commenting on the licence suspension of a 30-year-old Lawson man after he recorded a blood alcohol focus of 0.295.

Police acquired a number of reviews of a automobile being pushed dangerously on Gungahlin Drive late Saturday afternoon (November 26) and situated the driving force a short while later in Lawson.

At Belconnen Police Station he returned a breath evaluation almost six occasions over the authorized restrict and had his driving licence instantly suspended for 90 days. He was issued with a court docket attendance discover.

 A/Insp Ken Williams stated he discovered incidents like this past disappointing.

“This isn’t an harmless mistake, or a slight misjudgement, that is somebody making a deliberate choice to deal with different folks, their very own lives, and the legal guidelines with contempt,” he stated.

“What makes this much more irritating is that we’ve simply had the messages about World Day of Remembrance for Street Site visitors Victims, and the festive season is nearly upon us. This might so simply have changed into one other tragedy on our roads.”