Double demerit warning for Canberra drivers

Double Demerits - Long Weekend

ACT Policing yesterday (Saturday, 6 June 2020) issued Traffic Infringement Notices to two drivers doing more than 40km/h over the speed limit when double demerits were in place.

About 11pm yesterday (Saturday, 6 June 2020) police detected a vehicle on Copland Drive, Evatt travelling 115kh/h in a 60km/h zone.

The vehicle was stopped and the driver was issued a fine for $1841 and 12 demerit points, effectively losing their license.

About 5.50pm yesterday (Saturday, 6 June 2020), police detected another driver travelling 122km/h in an 80km/h zone on Gungahlin Drive, Franklin. Police issued a fine for $700 fine and 8 demerit points.

Double demerit points are in place in the ACT for speeding and seatbelt offences, with an additional demerit point for all other offences until midnight tomorrow (Monday, 8 June 2020).

Media enquiries

Police Media — (02) 5126 9070, act-police-media@afp.gov.au