Launceston motorists urged to slow down after two drivers detected speeding
Launceston Police are reminding motorists to slow down and drive to the speed limit after two drivers were detected speeding on the Midland Highway today.
Around 11.10am a 62-year-old man driving a red V8 Holden Commodore was detected speeding at 150kph, around 2.5km north of Epping Forest. He was fined $731 and 6 demerit points and disqualified from driving for three months.
Around 12.25pm a 25-year-old man driving a white Ford Falcon was detected speeding at 165kph, around 4km north of Campbell Town. He was fined $989 and 6 demerit points and disqualified from driving for four months.
“With another two motorists detected speeding to excess in Northern Tasmania today, it’s timely to remind all motorists to slow down and drive to the speed limit,” said Sergeant Terry Reaney.
“Speeding is one of the fatal five contributing factors to fatal and serious injury crashes on our roads. I urge all motorists to drive to the speed limit and not put themselves and others at unnecessary risk by speeding.”
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