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July 29, 2021

RBT and RDT in action on Hinterland Way

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St Helena speed camera: the site of this morning’s RBT and RDT road stop. Image Google Maps Street View.

Highway Patrol are currently conducting random drug and alcohol testing on Hinterland Way near the St Helena speed camera.

The operations are targeting traffic in both directions.

A reader told Echonetdaily he ‘didn’t break a sweat’ waiting three minutes for the drug test result ‘because I’m on a cleanse for new year’.

But, he added, ‘I’m glad they didn’t look too closely at my vehicle. I had a slight bingle and its awaiting repairs but the smash repair shop has been closed over the holidays’.


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