Highlands News

Easter Long Weekend Police operation

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Double demerits will be in force over the Easter Long Weekend from midnight on Thursday as part of Operation Tortoise.

Motorists caught using their phone, risk losing 10 points, and in addition to this, Police will be targeting speeding, drink driving and seatbelt offences.

Inspector John Klepczarek says it's all about keeping everyone safe on the roads.

Police will also be targeting some of the back roads, where some people think they can get away with drink driving.

Meantime people are being asked to be aware of signs of fatigue.