King’s Birthday Long Weekend 2023 – Double Demerits

During the King’s Birthday Long Weekend, the Western Australian Police will be issuing Double Demerits for the following offences:

  • Speeding
  • Drink or drug driving
  • Failing to wear a seatbelt and child restraint
  • Running a red light
  • Illegal use of a mobile phone while driving
  • Drive a motor vehicle fitted with a device designed to evade detection by a speed camera (14 demerit points)
  • Drive a motor vehicle in a manner to evade detection by a speed camera (14 demerit points)

Double demerits will be active from Friday, 22 September to Monday, 25 September 2023 . These measures are in place to encourage safe driving during the long weekend.

Please be extra careful on the roads and stay safe this long weekend. From all the staff at Kate King Legal, we wish you and your family a relaxing and safe long weekend.

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