On the eleventh day of Christmas...when does the Double Demerit period start?

Posted by Luke Mitchell on 22 December 2014

This year, the Christmas Double Demerit period will begin at 1:00am Wednesday, 24 December 2014.  

The demerit period will run for twelve days and will not finish until mid-night Sunday, 4 January 2015. 

A loss of points will apply to all offences relating to: 

  • Speeding offences;
  • Seatbelt and child restraint offences and
  • Motorcycle helmet offences. 

Take time to plan your journey over the Christmas and New Year periods.   Use Driver Reviver stops and take a break every two hours.

Drive within the road and weather conditions and make positive choices about you actions to ensure your safety, that of your passenger’s and that of other road users.  

We wish you happy and safe driving over the holiday season.