A man has been charged after allegedly being caught driving a golf buggy whilst intoxicated at Yamba.

About 8.50pm yesterday (Friday 4 June 2010), patrolling police saw a golf buggy being driven north on Clarence Street towards the Pilot Street intersection.

It will be alleged a 51-year-old Yamba male then drove the buggy to the kerb on the road’s northern side and attempted to mount the gutter.

The buggy was not equipped with head lamps, brake lights or turn signals.

The man was stopped by police and breath-tested, returning a positive reading of 0.135.

He was taken to Yamba Police Station and issued a Field Court Attendance Notice (FCAN) for drive with middle-range PCA, and use unregistered vehicle on road.

Police also suspended the man’s driving licence.