instant dismissal

If you’re drunk at your job, would you be fired?

What if you were responsible for other people’s lives? ?Do you think a fine is sufficient?

An Auckland taxi driver has been fined for drink driving after being stopped at a police checkpoint last night.

The driver could now be suspended from his job, while his passengers had to rely on the police to give them a lift.

When you hop into a cab you expect to get to your destination without any disruptions.

But three people heading into Auckland City to celebrate last night got a shock when their taxi was stopped at a checkpoint and they soon found out their driver had been celebrating himself.

“It is a concern that a taxi is carrying passengers and is over the limit,” says Sergeant Patrick Waters.

The incident has disappointed the Taxi Federation. Read more »