Motorist 'driving erratically' in Scarborough was over 3 times the drink-drive limit

A driver was arrested in Scarborough after giving a breath test reading of more than three times the drink drive limit.

By Sarah Fitton
Sunday, 14th February 2021, 4:08 pm

Officers said they noticed a car "driving erratically out of a junction" and missing a brake light while on patrol in the town.

When they stopped the vehicle, in Castle Road, they said all the occupants smelt of alcohol.

The driver failed a roadside breath test, with police saying he showed a reading which was over three times the legal limit.

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Police stopped this car in Castle Road and arrested the driver. Photo by North Yorkshire Police.

He was arrested and has been charged.