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School Zone Police Blitz Detects Drivers Under the Influence

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Monday’s school zone blitz saw several drivers test positive for drugs along with a few drink drivers.

On Monday SA Police conducted an operation that targeted drivers during school drop off and pick up hours across the state in metro and regional areas.

During the state-wide Operation, police conducted 1,288 alcohol tests and 46 drug tests.

Up to three drivers tested positive for methamphetamine and two testing positive for cannabis, including and 18-year-old man from Whyalla.

Police also detected three men who were found drink driving, with one returning a reading of up to 0.134.

Inspector Cynthia Healey, Acting Officer in Charge of the Traffic Services Branch, is appalled to see a lack of behaviour change during Operation Stop Drink/Drug Drive Schools.