A former interstate truck driver who was disqualified from driving until 2029 was sentenced in Orange Local Court on Monday.
Melissa Jane Jones, 53, of Railway Parade, Kerrs Creek, was given a nine-month intensive correction order with the conditions she abstain from drugs and alcohol for driving while disqualified.
Her driver's licence was also disqualified for 12-months for breaching the driving ban.
She was also convicted and disqualified for 12-months for driving with methamphetamine in her system.
According to police Jones' licence was disqualified in Orange Local Court on July 17, 2017.
However, at 2am on August 10, 2018, she was stopped while driving a Mitsubishi sedan on the Northern Distributor Road.
She told police her driver's licence was disqualified and was arrested after failing a road-side drug test.
A drug analysis returned a positive result for methamphetamine, which Jones told police she smoked "every now and then, about once a fortnight".
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