AccessMyLibrary provides FREE access to millions of articles from top publications available through your library.
(From Canberra Times)
Police will be out in force on the Canberra region roads armed with the threat of double-demerit points this long weekend in an effort to keep the ACT's road toll from rising past 11.
Double-demerit points for speeding and seat-belt offences - and an additional point for many other offences - are in place until Tuesday morning for those caught breaking the road rules. Long weekends with double- demerit points are usually road- death free in the ACT, largely because so many Canberrans leave the territory, but police believe the threat of extra punishments and their high-visibility saturation coverage also help keep people driving …