RBT (TV series)

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RBT
Genre factual television
Starring NSW Police and NSW Motorists
Narrated by Andrew Daddo
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 5
Production
Running time 22 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel Nine Network
Picture format 576i HDTV
Audio format Stereo
Original run 27 June 2010 – Present
External links
Website

RBT is a New South Wales, Australia factual television show that looks at the everyday workings of Random Breath Testing police units. The show began on Nine Network on 27 June 2010 and follows RBT patrols testing for alcohol and drug affected drivers. The premiere attracted 1.32 million viewers.[1] The second series began in February 2011, followed by a third series in September 2011. The last new episode of RBT aired November 13, 2013. on April 1, 2015 RBT Began Airing it's Fifth Season.

The show is transmitted in the UK on Watch under the title "Booze Patrol Australia".

Episodes[edit]

Season 1

Number
in series
Number
in season
Title Original air date
1 1 27 June 2010
RBT patrols the water, breath testing the home of country music and a driver blows twice the legal limit in Botany
2 2 4 July 2010
RBT sets up on the main drag at Bondi, a driver is busted behind the wheel with a suspended licence and a P plater has alcohol in their system.
3 3 11 July 2010
Pissed captains, a drunk P plater leaves the road in his pride and joy, a mum runs a red right in front of the police and a dietitian is baffled he gets a reading of 0.110 roadside when he's been counting his drinks.
4 4 18 July 2010
A P plater blows twice the limit of a full licenced driver then claims that they were just trying to hlep their friend, and wild winds cause the water police to take on a rescue role.
5 5 25 July 2010
...
6 6 1 August 2010
A driver is clocked at 117 in a 60 zone and a bike rider with a warrant for his arrest.
7 7 8 August 2010
RBT sets up to catch drunk drivers coming home from Mardi Gra, drugs are detected at a truck stop and a P plater drives home after having drinks.
8 8 15 August 2010
An unlikely driver exits a known brothel hotspot, a driver who's been awake for over 24 hours and has been drinking, and a bunch of youths in a stolen van are on the run.
9 9 22 August 2010
Surprising occupants of a runaway ute and a driver is way over but remains confident that he isn't.
10 10 29 August 2010
A suspected RBT runner is innocent, and 'testing new tyres'.
11 11 5 September 2010
A worried looking driver is RBT'ed, mis-calculation counting drinks and skippers with open beers.
12 12 12 September 2010
A drunk driver causes an accident, and a queue develops at the booze bus.

Season 2

Number
in series
Number
in season
Title Original air date
1 13 3 February 2011
...
2 14 10 February 2011
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3 15 17 February 2011
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4 16 24 February 2011
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5 17 3 March 2011
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6 18 10 March 2011
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7 19 17 March 2011
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8 20 25 March 2011
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9 21 1 April 2011
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10 22 8 April 2011
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11 23 15 April 2011
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12 24 22 April 2011
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13 25 12 May 2011
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14 26 19 May 2011
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15 27 18 September 2011
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16 28 25 September 2011
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17 29 6 October 2011
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Season 4

Number
in series
Number
in season
Title Original air date
1 12 November 2012
...
2 19 November 2012
A driver, who is accompanied by her parents, heads straight through an RBT without stopping, prompting a brief police chase.
3 26 November 2012
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4 13 November 2013
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5 20 November 2013
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6 27 November 2013
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7 4 December 2013
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Season 5

Number
in series
Number
in season
Title Original air date
1 1 April 2015
You don't know where, you don't know when. Some don't know why, and others don't know how. And if you're caught drink driving don't forget your passengers.
2 8 April 2015
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3 15 April 2015
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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Underbelly goes out with a bang". The Age. 2010-06-29. Retrieved 2014-07-09.