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Targa competitor to be fined for dangerous driving on Gillies

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This morning in the Breakfast Show I spoke with Senior Constable Russell Parker about the dash cam footage that has surfaced showing Targa competitors overtaking across double lanes on an ascent of the Gillies Range on the weekend. Russell explained that the leg where the incident allegedly occurred was during a 'transport stage' where the usual road rules apply.

Evidently police are expecting to have at least one of the competitors fined for the infringement, and the alleged perpetrator may just face a 'double whammy'. No doubt the region is very supportive of the Targa GBR and it was a great weekend of motorsport, but most will agree that a line must be drawn when other road users safety is jeopardised. Listen to what Senior Constable Russell Parker had to say here: