Queen's Birthday Long Weekend Double Demerits

Posted on 06 June 2013

A looming public holiday means a reminder about the Double Demerit Point period once again in place.

Double demerits will apply from 12:01am Friday, 7th June and will finish at mid-night on Monday, 10th June.

The most common offences attracting double points are:

  • exceed speed limit by not more than 10km/h – 2 points
  • exceed speed limit by 11-20km/h – 6 points
  • exceed speed limit by 21-30km/h – 8 points
  • exceed speed limit by 31-45km/h – 10 points and licence suspension
  • exceed speed limit by more than 45km/h – 12 points and licence suspension
  • driver not wearing own seatbelt – 6 points
  • driver with passengers not wearing seatbelt – minimum 6 points
  • motorcycle rider without own helmet – 6 points
  • motorcycle rider with a passenger not wearing a helmet – minimum 6 points

Drive safely and enjoy the holiday period.