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Sydney P-plate driver, 18, is fined for driving ‘drunk with a friend in the boot’ 

A teenage P-plate driver has been charged with a string of offences after breaking four laws at once.

The 18-year-old man was pulled over in Botany Bay, Sydney, after he was spotted driving at 105km/hr in an 80km/hr zone at 1.40am on Sunday morning.

But things got worse when highway patrol pulled the young driver over, spotting a full carload of youths – including a boy hiding face-down in the boot. 

The vehicle contained six people including the driver, one of which was discovered lying down in the boot of the car

The vehicle contained six people including the driver, one of whom was discovered lying down in the boot of the car.

All six people in the car were 18-years-old, which breached the passenger restriction on his licence.

The young man tested positive to having alcohol in his system and was taken to Mascot Police Station where he underwent further breath analysis.

His final reading was 0.079, and he was charged with a low range misdemeanor.

Police issued the driver a series of fines. 

The 18-year-old was apprehended in Botony Bay after being detected driving a sedan at 105km/hr in an 80km/hr zone at about 1:40 am on Sunday morning

The 18-year-old was apprehended in Botony Bay after being detected driving a sedan at 105km/hr in an 80km/hr zone at about 1:40 am on Sunday morning

The first was in relation to exceeding the speed limit by up to 20km/h, resulting in a $472 fine and four demerit points. 

He was also fined $263 and two demerits for failing to display his P plates, driving with more than one passanger under 21 years between 11pm and 5am, resulting in another $561 fine and three demerits, and driving with a passenger in the boot, rounding out his fines with another $337 and three demerit points.

The passenger in the boot also copped an infringement notice of $337.

The accused was charged and will face the Downing Centre Local court in October. 

Police issued the young man with a series of fines, totaling to 12 lost demerit points and  $1633 in fines

Police issued the young man with a series of fines, totaling to 12 lost demerit points and  $1633 in fines

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