Police target high-risk motorists during Operation Compliance 2 – Western Region

Western Region police targeted high-risk drivers and vehicles during a state-wide operation this week.

On Wednesday (10 July 2019), Western Region police conducted Operation Compliance 2, targeting unauthorised driving, lines offences and restraint offences.

Police issued 100 traffic infringements across Western Region police districts, including 20 unauthorised driving offences, 67 lines offences and 13 restraint offences.

  • New England (x32)
  • Oxley (x12)
  • Chifley (x19)
  • Central West (x5)
  • Barrier (x3)
  • Central North (x2)
  • Orana Mid-Western (x27)

About 4.40pm Wednesday (10 July 2019), highway patrol officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District stopped a Holden Astra being driven by a disqualified driver on Cobborah Road at Dubbo.

Police allege a five-year-old child in the back seat was not in an approved child restraint.

It is alleged the Dubbo woman, aged 21, committed the same offence five days earlier.

She was arrested and taken to Dubbo Police Station where she was charged with driving while disqualified and having an unrestrained child.

The woman was released on conditional bail to appear before Dubbo Local Court on Wednesday 28 August 2019.

About 1.25am Wednesday (10 July 2019), police attached to Central West Police District stopped a Kia Rio on Orchard Grove Road at Orange for purpose of an RBT.

Police allege the woman, aged 23, was found to be a suspended driver.

She was issued a Field Court Attendance Notice.

At 12.30pm, Traffic and Highway Patrol officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District stopped a male riding an unregistered dirt bike onto the Mitchell Highway near Narromine.

Checks revealed the man, aged 18, was unlicensed.

Police seized the bike and issued the man with several infringement notices for the offence.

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