Two tourist drivers have been forbidden to drive by
Queenstown police since this week.
The first driver, a 42-year-old Chinese man, was reported to
police by members of the public at 6pm on Tuesday after he
was observed driving erratically on the road in the Crown
Senior Constable Chris Blackford said the man was
subsequently forbidden from driving after police talked to
him about his driving.
A 32-year-old Indian tourist who was driving from Milford to
Queenstown was forbidden to drive on Wednesday at 10am.
Snr Const Blackford said the man was stopped on the Devil's
Staircase on State Highway 6, after repeatedly crossing the
When asked why he was crossing the centre line, the man told
police he was scared of the drop into the lake.