Female driver loses licence after a 0.283 reading


A woman will face court in December after losing her license on Friday 16 October.

That evening Police were called to Hunter Street, Newcastle after reports from the public about a white Toyota Yaris driving erratically.

Police patrolled the area and located the vehicle a short time later on Union Street.

The vehicle was stopped and the 43-year-old driver was submitted to a breath test which provided a positive roadside result.

She was then taken to Newcastle Police Station where underwent a breath analysis which returned a reading of 0.283 (High Range PCA).

The driver had her licence suspended on the spot and was issued a Court Attendance Notice to appear before Newcastle Local Court in early December.