IN RECENT days police at Foster have issued at least five penalty notices for drivers caught speeding in the local district. Other irresponsible drivers have also copped fines for a variety of reasons.
At 1am on Sunday a 20-year-old Cranbourne woman, a P-plate driver, was detected driving on the South Gippsland Highway at Toora with more than one peer passenger in her car. As a result she was fined $423 and three demerit points.
On Saturday a 19-year-old Leongatha youth was detected by Foster police in Black Swamp Road driving with a suspended licence. Approximately an hour later the same young man was detected driving again at Meeniyan. He will be summonsed to appear at Korumburra Magistrates Court. In a related incident, at 6.20pm on Saturday a 21-year-old Leongatha learner driver was detected driving a vehicle in Black Swamp Road without an experienced driver next to him. He was fined $704, and for displaying P-plates when not required to do so he was fined $141.