17yr old male charged with unlawful damage to the local skate park on 13th/14th Feb . Date with the magistrate #fb
This update came from the Paraburdoo Police on Twitter
MAIN ROADS has now implemented a 40km/hr SCHOOL ZONE on DAMPIER HIGHWAY between HIGHAM Street and BROADHURST Road opposite Karratha Senior High School.
Please be aware that DURING THE HOURS OF 07.30-09.00am and 2.00-3.30pm on SCHOOL DAYS this section of the road has a 40km/hr SPEED LIMIT.
The penalties can are hefty for those who are speeding and whilst motorists still have the right of way, PLEASE SLOW DOWN and BE SAFE.
Think about the penalties for speeding:
1-9kph over $100 and no demerit points
10-19 over $200 and 2 demerit points
20-29 over $400 and 3 demerit points
30-39 over $800 and 6 demerit points
41-44 over $1000 and 7 demerit points
45+ is Reckless Driving and an impoundable offence, whereby you will be summonsed to court and you will receive a mandatory loss of licence.