Driver spotted ‘swerving across’ A29 near Cookstown ‘twice the legal limit’

Police drink-driving message
Police drink-driving message

A driver caught “swerving across the [A29] carriageway” near Cookstown by police, was “twice the legal limit”.

The culprit was pulled by officers on patrol who noticed his behaviour in the early hours of Tuesday, August 11.

They now facing losing their licence, gaining a criminal record and could face paying a huge fine.

PSNI Cookstown posted on its Facebook page: “Out on patrol in the early hours of this morning and we noticed a vehicle swerving across the carriageway on the Dungannon Road, Cookstown.

“It turns out the driver was over twice the legal limit. The message is clear, don’t drink and drive. Think of the consequences.

“At best you will be arrested, lose your licence, be fined, have a criminal record and find it difficult to get or keep a job and get insurance.

“You could also cause a collision and seriously injure yourself or others or worse, you or someone else could lose their lives. It’s simple, never ever drink and drive.”