A 56-year-old Macgregor man was caught over the long weekend travelling 84km/h over the posted speed limit.
Police detected the Suzuki motorcycle rider on Uriarra Rd, Uriarra, at 184km/h in the 100km/h speed zone. He was issued with an $1811 fine and incurred the loss of 12 demerit points, as double demerit penalties were in place over the Labour Day long weekend. As a result, the man had his licence suspended.
In another incident, a 45-year-old Narooma man was caught on the Kings Highway, Kowen, travelling at 96km/h in a 60km/h zone. The man underwent a roadside breath test and returned a positive result, recording a breath analysis of 0.113. He was issued an Immediate Suspension Notice (ISN).
A 19-year-old Fadden man, on a provisional licence, returned a positive reading of 0.088 in Macarthur. As he is restricted to a 0.00 limit, he was issued with an ISN and will face the ACT Magistrates Court at a later date.
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ACT Policing issued 24 Traffic Infringement Notices (TINs) over the long weekend. While the majority of TINs issued were for speeding, some members of the public received fines for not wearing a seatbelt, crossing a continuous white line, and using a handheld mobile phone while driving.
Police will be out again this forthcoming long weekend, targeting motorists for speeding, drink driving and other traffic-related offences.