Operation Crossroads – State wide enforcement activities (cumulative Total)

 

Dave talks with Tas Police  Acting Inspector Stewart Williams who reports generally most motorists have done the right thing this Easter.

 

 

State wide traffic enforcement activities 2017 2016
Random drug & alcohol tests to date 12144 10060
Motorists charged with drink driving offences to date 37 32
Motorists who returned positive oral fluid tests to date 39 17
Total Infringement notices issued to date 968 773
Infringement notices issued for speeding offences 707 535
Infringement notices issued for inattentive driving 52 45
Infringement notices issued for mobile phone use 50 15
Infringement notices issued for seat belt offences 25 31

 

Fatal and Serious Crashes 2017 2016
Fatal Crashes 0 0
Serious Crashes 1 1

 

This is the fourth full day of Operation Crossroads.

 

As it stands this year Tasmania Police have attended no fatal accidents, however, 1 serious accident occurred yesterday.

 

Overall Tasmania Police are pleased with the results to date. The majority of the drivers on Tasmania’s roads have been doing the right thing and that is reflected in the crash statistics.  Although there are clear examples of those in our community who have not been respecting the road safety message it is clear that the vast majority Tasmanian’s are driving in a manner that will ensure they get home safely after their Easter break.

 

NB  :  This is a cumulative report comparing this stage in this year’s operation to the same stage in Last year’s operation.  Figures as at Monday 17th – 2pm  Tuesdays Figures being calculated.

 

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