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33yo learner driver and her 40yo ‘supervisor’ both drunk, police say

A 33-year-old woman on her Ls has allegedly been caught by police driving drunk while under the supervision of a even drunker 40-year-old man in the passenger seat.

Police say they first knew something was wrong when they noticed a silver Audi driving erratically along Guildford Road at Guildford, in Sydney’s south-west at around 6.40pm on Saturday night.

Officers followed the Audi along Excelsior Street where they attempted to stop it Audi, but the driver ignored police and kept driving.


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The Audi eventually came to a stop further down the road where, after producing a learner’s license, police breath tested both the 33-year-old female driver and 40-year-old supervising passenger.

Both the driver and passenger allegedly returned a positive result.

Asa result, they were both arrested and taken to Granville Police Station where the woman allegedly returned a an official reading of 0.168, while the man returned a reading near five times the legal limit – 0.227.

Both licenses were suspended on the spot and they were each issued with a Field Court Attendance Notice for high range PCA and are due to appear at Parramatta Local Court on Tuesday 8 March.


Jaydan Duck
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