Taxi driver blows over and gets a day in court
A taxi driver has been charged with mid-range drink-driving after being stopped by police at Coffs Harbour.
Officers attached to Coffs/Clarence Traffic and Highway Patrol were conducting patrols of the Coffs Harbour area when they stopped a taxi on Long Street about 6.20pm on Saturday.
The driver - a 45-year-old man - was subject to a roadside breath test which allegedly returned a positive reading.
He was arrested and taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station, where he was subject to a secondary breath analysis which allegedly returned a reading of 0.122.
The man was issued with a Court Attendance Notice for the offence of mid-range PCA.
He is due to face Coffs Harbour Local Court on Monday September 28, 2020.
Police will allege the man was on-duty but did not have any passengers in the vehicle at the time.
His licence was suspended.