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Double demerit points in the ACT from Thursday 25 January to Sunday 28 January 2018

Jack Malarkey

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Announcement by Access Canberra:

Double Demerits - Australia Day
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Notification date: 24 January 2018
Notifying body: Access Canberra
Legislation: Road Transport (Offences) Regulation 2005

DOUBLE DEMERIT POINTS COULD COST YOU YOUR LICENCE

DOUBLE DEMERIT POINTS WILL BE ENFORCED THIS AUSTRALIA DAY HOLIDAY WEEKEND

If you commit speeding, seatbelt/helmet, mobile phone and certain other offences during the period Thursday 25 January until Sunday 28 January 2018 inclusive, Double Demerit Points will apply.

If you commit other traffic offences which have demerit points, one extra demerit point will be added.

The Australia Day holiday weekend is a Double Demerit Point period in the ACT.

STAY AWAKE - STAY ALERT - STAY SAFE

(https://www.cmtedd.act.gov.au/open_government/inform/find-a-public-notice/public-notices/double-demerits-australia-day)

Jack Malarkey comments:

Double demerit points also apply in New South Wales for the same period: http://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/roads/safety-rules/demerits-offences/demerit-points/double-demerits.html.

Keep this in mind when driving in Queanbeyan or other parts of New South Wales.
 
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