ACT police have doubled their road safety team, with the addition of eight new officers and three vehicles, focused on targeting dangerous driving and random breath testing.
Police Minister Simon Corbell has denied any set targets on roadside arrests, making it clear that high risk drivers are not welcome on Canberra roads.
“The expansion of this team means more officers specially trained to target and remove those dangerous drivers from Canberra streets,” he said.
One of the new vehicles is specifically designed for roadside drug and alcohol screening.
With the additional resources and double demerit points over Easter, drivers may find high risk driving becomes more risky this weekend.