Disqualified learner motorcyclist charged with two offences- Taree

A learner motorcyclist was charged with drive whilst disqualified and special range drink driving in Taree on Saturday, June 9.

At about 8.20pm, officers from Manning Great Lakes Highway Patrol stopped a 50-year-old man riding a motorcycle on Kanangra Drive, Taree for a random breath test.

The rider was unable to produce a valid driver’s licence and inquiries revealed his learner licence was disqualified until 2068.

A roadside breath test returned a positive result and the rider was arrested and taken to Taree Police Station where he returned a reading of 0.036.

The man will appear at Taree Local Court on Tuesday, July 3.