Two drug drivers caught in Pirie

Two drivers have been caught driving under the influence of drugs on Pirie roads overnight, with police continuing to target drivers under their Operation High Impact F5.

On Tuesday, August 13 at 11.45pm, a 31-year-old man was stopped at a driver testing station and tested positive to methamphetamine.

He was directed not to drive for 24 hours hours, his car was also defected. He will be summonsed to attend court at a later date.

Shortly after at 12.45am on Wednesday, August 14, an 18-year-old man from Napperby who had never held a drivers licence, tested positive to cannabis.

He was issued a fine for possession of cannabis and for failing to transfer ownership of the vehicle. His vehicle was defected and impounded for 28 days and he will be summonsed to attend court at a later date.

Operation High Impact F5 targets all of the fatal five offences of drink and drug driving, speeding, distraction, seat belts and dangerous road users.

The main purpose of this enforcement operation is to reinforce the message that any person using South Australian roads must be totally accountable and responsible for their behaviour when doing so.