A driver has been ordered off the road
A driver has been ordered off the road

Truckie busted with meth in his system

A TRUCK driver caught behind the wheel of his heavy vehicle with methamphetamine in his system has been court-ordered off the road.

Maroochydore Magistrates Court today heard police intercepted Paul Anthony Graham driving his Kenworth truck home on Ilkley Rd, Eudlo about 2.55am on June 6.

Prosecutor James Allen told the court Graham returned a positive roadside test and further analysis revealed methamphetamine was present.

Magistrate Haydn Stjernqvist fined Graham $400 and disqualified him from holding or obtaining a driver's licence for one month.

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