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Driver stopped, ticketed for drinking, poor driving

A Central Saanich man lost his car and licence temporarily after an afternoon stop on Highway 17.

The driver was stopped by Central Saanich police after he was spotted speeding along Saanich X Road, then swerving on Island View Road. He failed a roadside screening and was returned to the station for further testing. The man was charged with impaired driving and ticketed $196 for driving without consideration. His vehicle was towed and impounded for 30 days.

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