Australia NSW police suspend random breath testing
Defence personnel positive for COVID-19
Two Australian Defence Force members have tested positive for coronavirus with authorities looking to trace who else they may have passed the virus to.ADF personnel contract COVID-19.
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.
Drink-driving 'not under control': Move to zero alcohol endorsed
A new report by a peak government agency has endorsed a cut in the blood-alcohol limit for drivers, recommending a shift to zero as in Scandinavian countries.If Australian governments were to deliver on the promise of zero fatalities by 2050, they needed to move to zero for all drivers by 2050, a new report by the peak transport and traffic agency Austroads says.
Targeted random testing will still take place.
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