A provisional licence holder has been charged after he was caught allegedly speeding and drink-driving near Kempsey yesterday.
Officers from Traffic and Highway Patrol Command were conducting speed enforcement duties on the Pacific Highway at Collombatti at about 4.45pm yesterday.
The Traffic and Highway Patrol Command detected a utility vehicle travelling at 151km/h in a 110km/h zone.
Officers stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, a 24-year-old man, who produced a P2 provisional licence.
The man returned a positive result during a roadside breath test. He was arrested and taken to Kempsey Police Station, where he allegedly returned a reading of 0.151.
The man's licence was immediately suspended, and he was issued a Court Attendance Notice for high-range PCA and exceed speed limit over 45km/h.
He is due to appear before Kempsey Local Court on Wednesday September 25.
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