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Speeding drivers not getting the message

POLICE are disappointed with the continued disregard by many drivers for speed limits in the district and urge locals and visitors to the area to drive within the speed limit for their own sake and also for the safety of others.

Four drivers were charged with speeding offences over the weekend – three of which occurred on Promontory Road at Wilsons Promontory National Park.

A 28-year-old Richmond man received a fine of $289 and three demerit points for travelling at 12km/h over the limit and was also fined of $361 for driving without a license.

A 30-year-old Fitzroy man was charged with driving at 108km/h in an 80km/h zone and was fined $397, four demerit points and had his licence suspended for one month.

Also on Promontory Road, a 33-year-old female driver from Belmont, was fined $180 and one demerit point for driving eight km/h over the limit.

A male driver, aged 27 from Wagga Wagga, was charged with driving 11km/h over the speed limit on the South Gippsland Highway and was fined $289 and three demerit points.

LOST PROPERTY

A gents ring, featuring an inscription, was found at Fish Creek and was handed in to Police on Friday August 2.

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