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ACT Policing cracks down on early morning speeding hotspots

The operation came just two weeks after local law enforcement revealed they had already handed out more speeding fines in 2020 than the total number issued in 2019.

Drivers on Canberra roads behaving badly

Several drivers on Canberra roads - including one travelling at twice the speed limit - will have fines to pay after a weekend where ACT Policing’s Road Policing officers responded to multiple offences.

2020 ACT speeding fines overtake 2019 total

In the past 10 months, ACT Policing have issued 4,093 speeding fines, overtaking the 2019 annual total of 4,056 infringements.

Four drivers caught for high range speeding over long weekend

ACT Road Policing issued 183 Traffic Infringement Notices over the October long weekend, including 106 motorists detected for speeding.

ACT’s drink and drug driving rates hold steady throughout pandemic

Earlier this month fourteen impaired drivers were caught in one night, despite year-on-year drink and drug driving charges remaining steady.

Learner motorcyclist caught doing 141km/h in 80 zone

A 24-year-old Kambah man has been fined after he was detected riding a motorcycle at more than 40km/h over the speed limit in a bicycle lane.

Two speeding drug drivers to face court today

Two men will appear in the ACT Magistrates Court this morning after they were apprehended in separate driving incidents in Canberra in the past 24 hours.

Driver speeding 90km/h over returns positive drug test

A 22-year-old Jerrabomberra man has been arrested after doing 90km/h over the speed limit and returning a positive roadside drug test.

Speeding driver ‘too tired’ to watch speed on snow trip

Two drivers have been caught high-range speeding along the Majura Parkway, one of whom claimed they were 'too tired' to notice their speed on a ski trip from Sydney to the NSW snowfields.

Police target speeding after spike in infringements

ACT Policing are focusing their attention on speeding this July, after data has shown a dramatic increase in Traffic Infringement Notices for speeding issued so far in 2020.

Two drink drivers arrested, one more than three times over limit

ACT Policing has arrested two men for drink driving and additional driving offences overnight, including one who was more than three times over the legal limit and the other who was driving at more than double the 60km/h speed limit in Kaleen.

Man caught going 177 km/h, returned positive drugs and alcohol tests

A 21-year-old Dunlop man was caught going 97 km/h over the speed limit while also testing positive for drugs and alcohol.