Easter road safety in focus
As part of the Easter road safety campaign police have issued 524 fines for speeding for the 24hrs to midnight Thursday; including three drivers on Yamba Road at Rockhampton travelling at more than 60km/hr above the speed limit.
At 8.45pm a 19-year-old Rockhampton man driving a Ford Falcon was detected travelling at 141km/hr in a 70 zone.
At 10.46pm a 20-year-old Rockhampton man driving a Subaru was travelling 125km/hr in a 60 zone.
Both men received a $1245 traffic infringement notice with eight demerit points and a six-month licence suspension.
At 10pm a 38-year-old Rockhampton man driving a Holden Commodore has been served a notice to appear for drink driving (0.082) and speeding at 133km/hr in a 70 zone.