Motorists have been asked by police to consider their actions on the roads and have a safe arrival ahead of the long weekend.
Acting Inspector Matthew Shea said police would be conducting traffic operation Safe Arrival over the Queen's Birthday long weekend.
"[The operation is] aimed at improving driver behaviours and removing unsafe motorists from the roads," he said.
"This weekend, police will be conducting high visibility and covert traffic patrols, focused on the fatal five that are contributors to crashes, as well as vehicle defects and compliance with traffic lights."
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Acting Inspector Shea said motorists should reset their driving behaviours, as winter had brought with it adverse road conditions such as ice, rain and snow.
Police have asked that drivers obey the speed limit, pay attention, rest if required, put a seatbelt on, and avoid driving after drinking or taking drugs.
"Traffic policing is a key priority for Tasmania Police, but police can't manage road safety alone - all drivers are urged to take responsibility for their actions and help to keep our roads safe," said Acting Inspector Shea.
"There are fines for disobeying the road rules, but the real penalty could be seriously injuring or killing yourself or someone else in a crash that could have been avoided."
Acting Inspector Shea said police were moving away from the branding of Operation Crossroads to Safe Arrival.
"Long weekends are synonymous with people travelling around the state and we encourage you to drive safely and get to your destination safely," he said.
To assist with the long weekend, the State Emergency Service will have Driver Reviver stations set up to give motorists who need a break a place to stop.
SES acting director Matthew Brocklehurst said drivers should take regular breaks to avoid getting tired and potentially causing a crash.
"Our dedicated SES volunteers will be out supporting the community this long weekend, providing a reviver stop for all drivers, to encourage safe behaviours on our roads," he said.
Stations will include free tea and coffee, and will be located at Paramatta Creek on the Bass Highway between Latrobe and Deloraine, St Peters Pass on the Midland Highway near Oatlands, Sideling Lookout on the Tasman Highway between Launceston and Scottsdale, and Franklin River on the Lyell Highway near Mount Arrowsmith.
The precautions come after police responded to a multi-vehicle crash on the Bass Highway, at Westbury, on Friday.
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