Police pounce on dashing, silly drivers

The gray Ford Wildtrak touring at 124km/h in a posted 100km/h zone on the Majura Parkway.

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.