An American tourist has been charged with dangerous driving on the Devil's Staircase, State Highway 6, near Queenstown.
Senior Constable Chris Blackford, of Queenstown, said the 68-year-old man was charged after allegedly overtaking while approaching yellow lines between Kingston and Halfway Bay at 10.50am on Tuesday, forcing cars driving in the opposite direction to take evasive action to avoid a collision.
At 1pm on Tuesday a 33-year-old Chinese tourist was stopped by police while driving on SH6 between Arrow Junction and the Kawarau bridge after a complaint from a motorist.
The tourist was forbidden to drive, Mr Blackford said.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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