ACT Policing is urging motorists to drive safely over the ANZAC Day long weekend and warns that some offences will incur double demerit points from Friday until Monday.
All speed and seatbelt offences, the use of a mobile phone while driving, driving with a passenger in or on part of the vehicle not designed for carrying passengers or goods and riding a motorbike without a helmet will incur double demerit points. All other offences will incur one extra demerit point.
Station Sergeant Susan Ball, the officer in charge of traffic operations, said police would continue to target all dangerous behaviour on ACT roads over the ANZAC Day long weekend.
“Remember to take regular rest breaks if you are travelling interstate and be patient on the roads. Road safety is everyone’s responsibility,” she said.