“TWITCHING-curtain parade”, “vigilantes”… Neighbourhood Watch has been called many things over the years, but its ACT president Margaret Pearson says its role is a lot simpler than people imagine. Neighbourhood Watch groups in Canberra don’t […]
ON Tuesday evening, a provisional driver was detected by police driving at 105 km/h in an 80 km/h speed zone on Horse Park Drive, Moncrieff.
More remarkable was that the police clocked the car’s speed from 1110.5 metres away.The driver was stopped and issued with a $409 fine and a loss of three demerit points.
Police say that motorists do not have to see police for police to see them. Throughout November the forces has been focusing on the “Fatal Five”, which includes speeding.
The “Fatal Five” are the five highest contributing factors to fatal vehicle collisions on ACT roads.
- Alcohol or Drug impaired driving;
- Not wearing a seatbelt;
- Intersections; and
- Driver Distraction.
Six people have died on ACT roads this year.