A two-day police operation on the West Coast has resulted in a "disappointing" outcome with 71 fines issued for speeding.
Tasmania Police report there was also six motorists detected not wearing seatbelts, six that were either unlicensed or disqualified from driving and defect notices were issued for 14 vehicles.
Western District Acting Inspector Darren Woolley said the outcome of the dedicated road policing on October 13 and 20 was concerning.
What makes these result disappointing is that speeding is one of the fatal five contributions to fatal and serious crashes.Western District Acting Inspector Darren Woolley
Acting Inspector Woolley is urging all motorist to obey the road rules to prevent crashes.
"Whilst offenders receive monetary penalties for these offences, Tasmania Police would like to highlight that the real impacts are felt by Tasmanian families that deal with serious injuries or death due to crashes on our roads," he said.
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