OVER 120 drivers were caught speeding and drink driving on the Labour day long weekend, including a motorcyclist with a provisional licence caught driving 140km/h in an 80km/h zone.
Police issued 127 fines and 54 cautions in total, which was slightly down on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, which had 137 fines and 51 cautions.
The number of drivers caught drink driving also dropped, from 27 over the June long weekend to 23 drivers from 1342 roadside tests over the October long weekend.
Despite the drop, police say some people still aren’t getting the message.
On Sunday a woman was caught travelling at 138kph in a 100kph zone on the Monaro Highway in Theodore, while a child was in the vehicle. The driver was fined $664 and lost 8 points from her licence.
About 4.50am on Friday a 24-year-old male was detected driving on Constitution Avenue with a Blood alcohol Concentration of 0.134. His licence was immediately suspended. Two hours later he was caught driving with a BAC of 0.103 and was arrested.
Around the same time on Monday, a 32-year-old woman returned a BAC of 0.160 after being stopped on Florey Drive, MacGregor. The woman will appear in court at a later date.