Be warned! It's extended period of double demerits over Easter and Anzac Day

Cowra motorists are being reminded that double demerits will be in place for an extended period during this month's Easter and Anzac Day holiday period.

Double demerits will start on April 18 and initially run to April 22.

Then there will be a one day break before they start again on April 24 and run through to April 28, inclusive.

The period applies from midnight of the start date to midnight on the finish date, meaning this month there will be a total of eight days where double demerit penalties will be in place.

Double demerit points apply for speeding, seatbelt, motorcycle helmet and mobile phone offences.

Drivers caught using their phones during a double demerit period can expect to be hit with the fine as well as up to 10 demerits.

Additional police vehicles will be out patrolling the streets of the Chifley Police District which includes Cowra.

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