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Whyalla Truck Driver Loses Licence

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A Whyalla truck driver has lost his licence after being caught over the limit on the weekend.

Police caught the tipper truck travelling along Stirling Drive at Whyalla Stuart on Saturday night, and pulled it over to conduct a breath test.

The 62-year-old man, allegedly returned a positive blood alcohol reading of 0.110, more than double the legal limit.

He was charged for drink driving and lost his licence on the spot for six months.

He will be summonsed to the Whyalla Magistrates Court at a later date.

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