Australia NSW police suspend random breath testing

22:55  16 march  2020
22:55  16 march  2020 Source:   skynews.com.au

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NSW Police have suspended stationary random breath testing for the first time in almost 40 years to protect officers and motorists from coronavirus.

Testing stations will be abandoned indefinitely across the state due to transmission concerns.

It's feared both police officers and members of the public could be exposed to a greater risk of infection touching communal machines.

Police insist this is not a green light for motorists to start drink driving.

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Targeted random testing will still take place.

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