Police out in force

NORTHERN Rivers drivers are being warned extra police will be on the road from Friday for Operation Safe Arrival.

The Christmas/New Year campaign involves double demerit points for all speeding and seatbelt offences.

Drunks hit hard

POLICE arrested more than 900 people and laid more than 1000 charges across Queensland during a two-day blitz on drunken behaviour at the weekend.

Police targeted entertainment precincts, particularly on the Gold Coast and the Brisbane CBD.

A party on the Gold Coast was gatecrashed by 300 people.

Roll over rescue

A MAN was trapped for about half-an-hour in the cabin of a truck that rolled over on the Pacific Highway at Newrybar on Saturday morning.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was called but the man was taken to hospital by road.

His injuries were described as being not serious.



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