Woman cops 28 demerits points in one go after being pulled over in NSW

A New South Wales driver has lost 28 demerit points in one hit after being pulled over on the Central Coast as part of the Easter long weekend crackdown.

The 24-year-old was stopped by Police on the M1 at Ourimbah on Monday afternoon after she was spotted allegedly using her mobile phone behind the wheel.

Officers then notice three children in the back seat aged five, three and one.


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Police say while all children were in child seats, the two young ones were not properly restrained and none of the child seats were anchored to the vehicle.

The woman was issued with three infringements for the children not being properly restrained and a fourth infringement for using her mobile phone.

She was fined a total of $1348 and because of double demerits racked up 28 demerit points.

Police have also notified Family and Community Services.

New South Wales Police say they’re concerned at some of the poor decisions made by drivers over the Easter break.

Three people died across Easter while more than 6300 drivers were booked for speeding.

291 drivers were charged with drink-driving out of 315,157 breath tests conducted over the weekend.

Double demerit points will resume in New South Wales from Wednesday through to Sunday.

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