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Drunk road-train driver charged: police

AAP logoAAP 23/08/2016

A road train driver is accused of speeding and drink-driving on a northern NSW highway.

The 47-year-old man, driving a Queensland-registered truck was clocked going more than the 90km/h road-train speed limit on the Newell Highway near Moree on Monday night.

The truckie was pulled over and blew a positive roadside breath test, police said.

He will face Moree Local court next month charged with speeding and drink-driving after returning a reading of 0.040, police said.

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