Police Beat

Every vehicle stopped and nobody tested positive


LOCAL police stopped every vehicle entering and leaving Toodyay from the south in a five-hour traffic blitz last month.

Drivers and riders of more than 600 cars, trucks, motorcycles and buses were stopped for alcohol and/or drug tests.

This was a pleasing outcome because alcohol and drugs are a significant cause of crashes and Wheatbelt roads have the state’s highest fatality rate.

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