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'None for the road': Flat tyre check leads to drink-drive arrest

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Cut through the noise by getting the day's biggest stories sent direct to your inbox Police in Manchester have arrested a motorist on suspicion of drink-driving after noticing a flat tyre.

Traffic officers stopped a Mercedes that reportedly pulled out in front of a patrol car on Ashton Old Road on Wednesday night.

Officers said a flat tyre led to a spot check, and the driver gave a breath reading of 85. The alcohol limit for drivers is 35 micrograms per 100 millilitres of breath.

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