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NSW: P-plate driver returned blood alcohol reading of 0.265

06 Dec 2008 8:18 AM

SYDNEY, Dec 6 AAP - A P-plate driver has returned a blood alcohol reading of 0.265 after allegedly flagging down a police car in northern NSW.

Police said a 26-year-old woman had her licence confiscated after she returned a high-range PCA reading near Tamworth about 8pm (AEDT) on Friday.

The woman flagged down a highway patrol police car on the Oxley Highway at Carroll after seeking directions to Lake Keepit, police said.

She was issued with a field court attendance notice for the high-range PCA and her licence was confiscated on the spot.