Man arrested for drink driving while in charge of 44-tonne lorry

A lorry driver has been arrested for drink driving. Photo: James Bass.

A lorry driver has been arrested for drink driving. Photo: James Bass. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2014

A man has been arrested after he was caught in charge of a 44-tonne lorry while over the legal drink-drive limit.

Members of Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team (NSRAPT) arrested the lorry driver on Christmas Day after receiving a tip off from a concerned member of the public.

Upon taking him into custody the man gave an breath sample of 72.

The legal limit is 35.


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