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Driver allegedly caught drink driving twice in three hours

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A driver on the NSW South Coast has been charged with high-range drink driving and had his licence suspended after he was allegedly caught twice in the space of three hours.

A driver on the NSW South Coast has been charged with high-range drink driving and had his licence suspended after he was allegedly caught twice in the space of three hours.

Highway officers were called to a property on the Princes Highway, Nowra just after 7.30am yesterday in response to a car that was stopped on a driveway, blocking access to a quarry.

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The 40-year-old driver returned a positive roadside breath test and was arrested and taken to Nowra Police Station where he allegedly blew 0.205.

The man's licence was suspended and he was issued a court attendance notice.

Police allege the man was then seen driving at 10am the same day on the Princes Highway, South Nowra.

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He was arrested and subjected to another breath analysis – which this time allegedly came back as 0.255 – more than five times the legal alcohol limit.

The Sussex Inlet man was again charged with high-range drink driving and driving while suspended.

He was granted conditional bail and is scheduled to appear at court on June 7.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/driver-allegedly-caught-drink-driving-twice-in-three-hours-on-nsw-south-coast/b33a37d9-abba-43ef-b256-40ae62911d42

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