Highlands News

Double demerits now in force

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Double demerits are now in force across the Coast and Highlands for the Long Weekend, with Police targeting speeding, mobile phone, seatbelt and motorcycle helmet offences.

Southern Highlands Acting Inspector Matt McCarthy says people caught using their phone will lose six points.

Double demerits will finish at 11:59pm on Monday.

Police will also be patrolling harbours, lakes, rivers, dams and offshore to ensure people using the water are complying with the rules.