OPERATION Regal will run over the Queen's Birthday long weekend from 12.01am Friday, June 11 to 11.59pm Monday, June 14 2021.
Road Policing Inspector for the Western Region Jennifer Horgan said police will be out to ensure drivers are doing the right thing.
"People can expect to see a bolstered police presence on Victorian roads this long weekend, with two state-wide operations in motion," she said.
"Operation Regal will target high-risk driving behaviour, while Operation Sentinel will limit the movement of Melburnians into regional Victoria as part of the Coronavirus restrictions."
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Inspector HORGAN said the key focus areas for Operation Regal are speed, alcohol and drug impaired driving, fatigue, driver distraction, and people not wearing seatbelts.
"Excessive speed continues to be a significant factor in road trauma, with more than one-third of road fatalities this year alone linked to speeding - this aspect will be strictly enforced," she said.
"Historically, we have issued over 25,000 fines for speeding over the last five Queen's Birthday long weekends.
"Lets hope a safer approach this year negates a repeat of these figures."
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