POLICE have conducted two recent traffic operations at New Norfolk, focusing on random alcohol and drug testing and vehicle roadworthiness.
The first, on December 19, resulted in one car was clamped and infringement noticed issued for nine defective vehicles and one disqualified driver.
The second, on December 26, saw 150 motorists intercepted, with none being over the limits for alcohol and drugs. One person was arrested on a warrant and another was charged with unlicenced driving and for driving an unregistered vehicle.
“When you’re out and about this festive season – police are too,” a Tasmania Police spokesperson said. “Whether you’re on a bike, motorbike, car or truck – you need to arrive safely and obey the road rules.”
Picture: The December 19 traffic operation at Lawitta. (Photo editing by Tasmania Police).
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