Truck driver blows mid-range in North Coast

A man has been charged after allegedly driving his truck, laden with dangerous goods, under the influence of alcohol yesterday. , NSW Police say

Police from Tweed/Byron Highway Patrol were performing stationary RBT duties on the M1, Tweed Heads.

Shortly after 9am today officers pulled in a truck carrying cylinders of carbon dioxide, LPG and compressed oxygen.

The 61-year-old driver was submitted to a roadside breath test that allegedly provided a positive result.

The man was arrested and taken to Tweed Heads Police Station where he was subjected to a breath analysis.

Police will allege the man returned a reading of 0.083 which is in the mid-range category.

His licence was suspended and he was issued with a field Court Attendance Notice to appear in Tweed Heads Local Court on 7 November 2016.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers.

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