During an 8 hour operation by South Australian police, 20 truck drivers were caught for allegedly driving under the influence of drugs. Officers also issued 27 defect notices.
The operation resulted in truck drivers being randomly pulled over in Wingfield, Dry Creek, Waterlook Corner and Largs Bay.
Police conducted 300 tests and 20 positive results for drugs were detected.
SA police investigations manager at traffic support branch, inspector Billy Thompson expressed his concern about the fact that 20 truck drivers with drugs in their system were detected within an eight hour time frame, all driving heavy vehicles.