Two teenagers have copped big fines and licence suspensions after they were detected speeding well in excess of the speed limit on the weekend.
About 6:40 pm on Saturday (9 April 2022), police detected a driver travelling at 118km/h in the 80km/h zone on Horse Park Drive, near the Federal Highway.
The driver, a 17-year-old provisional licence holder from Gundaroo, NSW, was issued with a $700 fine and four demerit points, suspending her right to drive in the ACT for four months.
On Sunday afternoon (10 April 2022), at about 5:35 pm, police in an unmarked vehicle detected a motorcyclist riding at 131km/h in the 80km/h zone on Cotter Road, Stromlo.
The 19-year-old provisional licence holder from Fadden was issued with a $1841 fine and lost six demerit points. His licence will be suspended for at least three months.
ACT Policing is reminding all road users that police will be out in force for the Easter weekend and that double demerit points commence from 12:01 am on Thursday 14 April to the last moment of Monday 18 April 2022 inclusive.