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Drink driver caught speeding in town centre

PUBLISHED: 07:03 31 March 2019 | UPDATED: 10:02 01 April 2019

A drink driver was stopped in by police in Gorleston on Saturday night. Picture: ARCHANT

A drink driver was stopped in by police in Gorleston on Saturday night. Picture: ARCHANT

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A driver caught speeding in Gorleston was found to be more than twice the legal drink drive limit.

A drink driver stopped in near Gorleston High Street blew a reading of 80ug in a breath test - more than twice the legal limit. Picture: Great Yarmouth PoliceA drink driver stopped in near Gorleston High Street blew a reading of 80ug in a breath test - more than twice the legal limit. Picture: Great Yarmouth Police

Police in Great Yarmouth stopped the driver near the High Street on Saturday night after he was seen driving “at excess speed” on Southtown Road.

He was breathalysed at the roadside and blew a reading of 69µg – nearly double the legal limit of 35µg – and 80µg in a further breath test in custody.

Officers have charged the man to appear in court.


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