Unregistered, unrestrained, unlicensed and overloaded in Corio

State Highway Patrol police were unimpressed when they intercepted an overloaded car in Corio yesterday afternoon., Victoria Police say

Police spotted the Commodore with no number plates travelling on Plantation Road about 2.10pm.

After intercepting the vehicle they soon discovered three children in the rear of the car were sitting on the laps of three passengers, with a fourth child also sitting on the lap of the front a front seat passenger.

The vehicle was immediately impounded for 30 days.

The driver, a 20-year-old Morwell woman who has never held a drivers licence, is expected to be charged on summons with unlicensed driving, using an unregistered vehicle and four counts of having unrestrained children.

The intercept was part of the state-wide Operation Roadwise, which sees police out in force to target drink and drug driving, speed, distraction, fatigue and failure to wear restraints.

Operation Roadwise will run from 14 December to 6 January, and will focus on enforcement and improving driver behaviour.

Police will be out in force to target the five leading causes of death and serious injury on our roads – speed, impairment, distraction, not wearing seatbelts and fatigue.

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