Howden Park: Police say driver caught doing doughnuts in West Lothian supermarket car park was 'five times over the legal drinking limit'

A driver was caught allegedly over the legal drinking limit while doing doughnuts in a vehicle in a supermarket car park in West Lothian.

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 11:42 am
Updated Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 12:03 pm

After complaints from local residents, officers from Road Policing and Community Policing in Livingston have been cracking down on anti-social behaviour at both Howden Park and Asda.

During this operation they caught one driver doing doughnuts in Asda car park while reportedly ‘five times’ over the legal alcohol limit.

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Driver caught doing doughnuts in his car five times over the legal drinking limit

They also reported three offenders to the court, five offenders were issues with Fixed Penalty Notices, one motorcyclist was issued a prohibition order and a further 13 people were warned for other driving infringements.

In a statement, Police said: “Everyone knows police officers love doughnuts however not when the doughnuts are the type done in a vehicle by a driver almost 5 times the legal drinking limit.

"Further dates are planned...to target those who continue to behave in an anti-social manner either through alcohol or their driving behaviour.”

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