Long weekend highway patrols catch drug drivers

Highway patrols and local police targeted drink and drug drivers over the long weekend.

On Thursday January 23, random driver testing was conducted throughout the area.

11 drivers were caught by police under the influence of drugs, with some being summonsed to appear in court at a later date.

Highway patrols further issued 27 expiation notices for various traffice offences and defected 22 vehicles.