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Hunter motorist caught six times over the legal blood-alcohol limit

A man has been charged with high-range drink driving after allegedly being caught almost six times the legal limit in the Hunter yesterday. Just before 5.30pm Thursday (18 February), officers attached to Port...

Drunk driver charged after colliding with unmarked police car

A woman has been charged with high-range drink driving after colliding with an unmarked police car while more than four times the legal limit in Lake Macquarie. At about 5.15pm on Wednesday 21...

Driver crashes into parked cars at Charlestown

A “citizens’ arrest” has resulted in a man being charged with high-range drink driving after a collision in Newcastle on day seven of the state-wide Christmas and New Year’s road safety operation. About...

Man crashes his Porsche into fence at Windale

A man who crashed his Porsche Cayenne Turbo into a fence on the Pacific Highway at Windale is among a number of concerning incidents on day four of the state-wide Christmas and...

Woman crashes her car into another, registers 0.189

A woman, almost four times over the legal limit, will appear in court next year after crashing her car into another vehicle in the Hunter yesterday while allegedly intoxicated. Police will claim that,...

Hunter motorists continue to ignore police warnings

Lake Macquarie Police District (LMPD) cautioned motorists not to be “silly over the Christmas-New Year period”. But, it appears, that pre-festive warning failed to reach everyone. Earlier this month, more than a dozen drivers...

Port Stephens man charged with high-range drink driving

A man will appear in court next month after crashing his car into a parked vehicle while allegedly intoxicated earlier today. Police will allege that at about 4.50am on Thursday morning (17 December)...

Are Hunter motorists getting the message?

Are Hunter motorists getting the message when it comes to drink and drug driving? It seems the answer is a disappointing “no”. In an alarming result, this week, more than a dozen drivers were...