Police impound learner driver's car

Police impound learner driver's car

Police have impounded a learner driver's car after the 18-year-old was caught driving unaccompanied with an overloaded car in Northcote this morning.

The driver was pulled-over on High Street as part of Operation Face the Music, which this morning detected nine drink drivers and one drug driver.

Police also ran the operation on Saturday morning - catching seven drink drivers.

Police say the 18-year-old learner driver from Coburg is expected to be charged on summons with various traffic related offences.

In a separate incident, an Essendon man's car was impounded in Southbank on Saturday night.

Police stopped the man's car in Normanby Road at about 7.45pm.


Police say four people, including an 11-year-old girl, were sitting in the back seat.

The 45-year-old man was fined $689 and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

Police say the man is expected to be charged on summons with overloading a vehicle.

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