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

PUBLISHED: 07:01 26 December 2019 | UPDATED: 10:38 27 December 2019

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

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

Archant Norfolk Photographic © 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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