Cowra woman Karen Marie Nurcombe will be without a licence for three months after being convicted of driving with a low range blood alcohol reading.
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Nurcombe, 52, was signaled to pull over by police on Lachlan Street about 7.30pm on June 4.
Unrepresented at court, she pleaded guilty to the charge
“It was a total misjudgment on my behalf,” Nurcombe told Magistrate Michael O’Brien.
“I was surprised. I’ll never ever have even one drink and get in the car again.”
According to facts tendered at court, on the evening of the offence, Nurcombe had consumed two 750mL mid-strength beers between 3.30pm and 6.30pm before getting behind the wheel.
She told police she thought she’d be alright and that she had only had “one”.
Police tested Nurcombe who returned a low range reading of .057.
Nurcombe was convicted, fined $300 and disqualified from driving for three months.
Magistrate Michael O’Brien encouraged Nurcombe to take part in the safe driver’s education program but she rejected the offer and wanted the matter dealt with.
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