PATROLS were kept bust on Sunday 21 March, when a vehicle was intercepted at 5pm on the Mornington Peninsula Freeway in Mount Martha.
The male driver in his 20’s allegedly used a false name and was found to be unlicensed.
The man, who also failed a roadside drug test., had his vehicle impounded for 30 days at a cost of $1075. He will be summonsed for traffic matters at a later date.
At 6.30pm, a female driver in her 20’s was intercepted on the Nepean Highway, Mornington, driving with a suspended licence. Her vehicle is expected to be impounded and she will be summonsed at a later date for the traffic matters.
Just one hour later, man in his 30’s intercepted on Marine Parade in Hastings tested positive to an illicit drug and was banned from driving for 24hrs. The driver will be summonsed at a later date for related traffic matters.
At 8pm, a woman in her 20s was detected driving an unregistered vehicle. She was prohibited from driving for 24hrs and will be summonsed at a later date for the traffic related matters.
The driver also returned a positive test for illicit drugs.
At 10pm, a woman in her 30’s intercepted in Hastings also failed a roadside drug test.
She was given a 24 hour prohibition on driving and issued a penalty notice, which carries a six-month suspension of her licence.