Police pounce on dashing, silly drivers
TWO Canberra drivers have misplaced their licence and one other on an expired licence is sort of $2800 poorer because the Labour Day long-weekend, double-demerit interval continues within the ACT.
At about 8.10am yesterday (October 1) police booked a gray Ford Wildtrak touring at 124km/h in a posted 100km/h zone on the Majura Parkway.
Whereas talking with the 45-year-old Dunlop driver, police seen a 14-year-old asleep on the backseat not sporting his seat belt.
Two infringements got to the motive force; one for exceeding the velocity restrict and one for his son not sporting his seatbelt. The mixed fines had been $966 and the motive force accrued 12 demerit factors, which means his licence shall be suspended for 3 months.
At about 2.15 yesterday police, in Cessnock Road, Fyshwick, noticed a white Volkswagen Amarok drive by means of a pink mild having pushed round a automobile that had stopped on the lights.
The automobile that was being pushed by a 17-year-old P-plater from Latham. She was fined $502 and accrued 4 demerit factors. The driving force, who solely received her provisional licence 9 days earlier, has now misplaced her licence for 3 months.
At about 9 o’clock final evening, a police patrol on Barry Drive, Acton, noticed a white Holden Cruze travelling 80km/h in a posted 60km/h zone.
The licence of the motive force, a 30-year-old Harrison man, and had expired in March 2021 and his automobile registration had expired in January 2022.
He was fined $2798 for dashing, unlicensed driving, driving with suspended registration and driving an uninsured automobile.
Double demerits are in impact till 11.59pm on Monday.
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Ian Meikle, editor