Mum ‘six times over the limit’ on morning school run

A MOTHER has been charged and had her licence and car keys confiscated after allegedly driving her two children to school while six times over the legal alcohol limit.

The 44-year-old woman was pulled over by police on Quirk Street in Dee Why on Sydney’s Northern Beaches on Friday morning.

Police said members of the public called them after seeing the woman driving erratically along Wakehurst Parkway at Oxford Falls about 9am.


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The woman was arrested after failing a roadside breath test and was taken to Dee Why Police Station where she allegedly returned a positive breath analysis reading of 0.314.

Police have been told that the woman had only just dropped her two children off at school.

The woman, from Dee Why, was served a Field Court Attendance Notice for high-range drink-driving and had her licence and car keys confiscated.

She is due to appear in Manly Local Court on April 17.

Police said Family and Community Services have been notified of the incident.

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