A DRINK-DRIVING woman has been caught speeding by having 2 children in her automobile, provoking concern by senior police for “insanely hazardous” traffic offences being executed by female drivers.
The 41-year-old female was allegedly clocked at 121km/h in a 90km/h zone at Batemans Bay, on the South Coast, about 2:40 pm yesterday.
Highway patrol police officers indicated two kids, grown old 4 and five, seated in the rear of the car.
She failed a roadside breath exam and a breath analysis at Batemans Bay Police Station returned a reading of 0.180.
The lady was charged with high-range drink driving and speeding, and is due to appear at Bateman’s Bay Native Court next month.
And about 8:35 pm on Saturday, a learner driver was pulled over on Argyle St, Camden, in Sydney’s southwest.
The female monitoring motorist failed a breath exam.
She was arrested and taken to Narellan Police Station where she returned a reading of 0.104.
Her licence was suspended and she was charged with licence holder by having mid-range PCA sit next to learner.
Commander of Traffic and Highway Patrol Command, Acting Assistant Commissioner Stuart Smith, states that the assortment of significant traffic offences being carried out by female drivers is a major concern for police.
“We are concerned that females, that are usually not as prone to risk-taking as men, are executing outrageously unsafe traffic offences with little regard for the protection of themselves, their family groups, or other road makes use of,” he states. “You should contemplate your activities and how they can impact your life.
“Every person that gets behind the wheel of a vehicle needs to comprehend that they are in charge of a deadly tool.
“If you show negligence for our traffic laws and the lives of road-users police will definitely take the privilege of driving away from you,” Acting Assistant Commissioner Smith states.
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