Truckies test positive to drugs in SA


Four truck drivers have tested positive to drugs while driving in South Australia in the past week

May 11, 2012

Four truck drivers have tested positive to drugs while driving in South Australia in the past week.

South Australia Police caught a 46-year-old man with a blood alcohol reading of 0.178 yesterday.

The Nairne man was driving a rigid truck in Mount Barker and had his truck impounded.

A 50-year-old Salisbury man was driving a B-double on the Princes Highway when he was stopped. He tested positive to methamphetamine on Wednesday.

Another road train driver was caught with methamphetamine and cannabis on Sunday in Port Augusta, while a 47-year-old Hewett man tested positive to methamphetamine on Saturday in Port Wakefield.

The police have been undertaking enforcement activities as part of a national operation called Austrans for the month of May.


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