Member for Keira Ryan Park is issuing a reminder to all motorists that Double Demerit points start tomorrow.
The Shadow Minister for the Illawarra is calling on all motorists to be safe and vigilant on the region’s roads.
Over Easter, many people will go on road trips across the state, with motorists taking unfamiliar, and extensive trips to visit family and friends. The Member for Keira is calling on all people to not drive excessive distances, and stay safe at all times on the roads.
The Double Demerits apply for five days, from the 13th to the 17th of April.
Quotes attributable to Shadow Minister for the Illawarra Ryan Park
“Over Easter, there will be more cars on the roads, and more drivers making long-distance journeys. I am urging all drivers to stay safe.
“Don’t rush. It’s not worth it. Don’t drive tired. It’s not worth it.
“The Easter Bunny isn’t the only thing coming to the Illawarra this weekend. Also coming are double demerit points.
“We have lost too many lives on the roads this year. I welcome the use of double demerits as an extra incentive for drivers to be cautious on the roads.
“I wish all members of the Illawarra community a safe, happy and relaxing Easter Long Weekend.