The driver, who had covered 14 kilometres in this fashion, was intercepted at kilometer point 319 after getting onto the autovia at the La Herradura junction.
IT was at 23:45h on Saturday evening when the police station received a call from a driver to say that he had just passed a car heading towards him on his overtaking lane. The caller was heading westwards.
The offender’s car, which was a red people-carrier, had been stopped by road-maintenance workers when the Guardia Civil patrol car from Motril arrived, followed soon after by a municipal police one from Almuñécar.
He was escorted off the A-7, breathalyzed and booked
(News: Almunecar, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia)