A Queensland man has caught the unwanted attention of NSW Police, landing himself in hot water and without a licence.
Officers noticed flames coming out of the back of his car as he travelled through Sydney’s south on Friday night.
They pulled the 35-year-old P-Plater over just before 10pm on Macquarie Street, Rosebery.
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The fire caused damage to the rear bumper of the black Holden Commodore and was put out with an extinguisher.
The man was given a roadside breath test where he allegedly returned a positive result and a further breath analysis at the local Police station returned a reading of 0.231.
The man was charged with high-range drink driving along with other offences, including not displaying his P plates and failing to give way to vehicle.
His licence was suspended and he was ordered to front Downing Centre Local Court on 14 September.