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Truck driver ’10 times over legal alcohol limit’ arrested

The driver of a truck who was found to be 10 times over the legal alcohol limit has been arrested by Gardaí.

The drunk driver was stopped while behind the wheel of this HGV. Pic: @Gardatraffic Twitter

Drogheda Roads Policing were this morning conducting a routine checkpoint at Bothar Brugha in Co. Louth when the HGV was stopped.

The highly intoxicated driver was subsequently tested, and was discovered to be “10 times over the legal alcohol limit”, Gardaí say.

Gardaí add the driver was arrested with proceedings to follow.