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Barry – Transport truck driver faces bad driving charges after traffic stops near BarryOUS News

A possible disaster was averted on Wednesday when Huronia West OPP officials pulled over a transport truck northwest of Barrie and said they found the driver impaired.

Police officers stationed at General Patrol on George Johnston Road in Springwater Township stopped a fully loaded transport truck and trailer at around 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Talking to the driver, police say they noticed signs of a malfunction and started a bad driving investigation.

A 37-year-old Brampton man was charged with alcohol and drug abuse and with a blood alcohol content above 80 during the operation.

The driver was given a 90-day driving license suspension, and the vehicle was confiscated for a period of seven days.

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The man is to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Collingwood on October 25.

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