SOMERVILLE Highway Patrol members last week targeted drink and drug drivers visiting fast food and bottle shop drive throughs across the Mornington Peninsula.
During involved in Operation Drive Thru, Friday and Saturday 4-5 June, they pulled over 67 vehicles for breath-testing. Two drivers were found to be over the limit while one refused further testing. They will all be summonsed to appear at court at a later date.
Of the 65 oral fluid tests conducted 14 drivers were found to have drugs in their systems, with three drivers refusing to be further tested.
Seven unauthorised drivers were detected, eight vehicles were impounded, 16 penalty notices were issued, and nine vehicle-defect notices were issued.
A total of 23 other offences were detected, such as driving while suspended, and driving unregistered cars.