Hunter Valley motorists have been warned.
If you opt to drink and drive, you will be caught.
That’s the message after a police operation at the weekend, which resulted in four people being charged for the offence throughout the region.
Muswellbrook Highway Patrol stopped a vehicle on the New England Highway at Aberdeen about 11pm on Thursday 10 November for not dipping their high beam lights.
The driver, a 28-year-old male, returned a positive breath test of 0.119.
Then, at 1pm on Friday 11 November, a 38-year-old man was stopped by officers from the same patrol.
He incredibly registered a reading of 0.307, more than six times the legal limit.
Hours later, at 10.45pm, Cessnock Highway Patrol pulled over a 22-year-old male for conducting a U-turn across dividing lines.
He returned a positive breath test of 0.097.
The final incident occurred at 2.19am on Sunday 13 November.
Singleton Highway Patrol detected a 23-year-old man travelling at 128km/hr in a signposted 100km/hr zone.
He was subjected to a breath test, which eventually came back 0.153.
All drivers were issued field court attendance notices for drink-driving and all licences were suspended on the spot.
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