West Lothian crime: Police in Livingston stop drunk driver with no licence and insurance
Police in West Lothian stopped a driver who tested over the drinking limit and had no licence, insurance or MOT.
On Wednesday afternoon, officers from Livingston Road Police stopped a motorist in Craigshill.
The driver underwent a roadside alcohol test, and was found to be significantly over the limit. Police also discovered that he had no driving licence, no insurance, and no MOT.
The motorist was taken into custody, where he was held until he became sober, and his vehicle was seized.
He tested again at the police station, and provided a reading of 70 micrograms (μg) per 100 ml of blood.
Police have reported the driver to the Procurator Fiscal.
A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “Around 3.15 pm on Wednesday, 27 July, 2022, a 41-year-old man was arrested and is the subject of a report to the Procurator Fiscal for alleged road traffic offences after being stopped by offices on Craigshill, Livingston.”