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One Australian Woman Lost 28 Demerit Points Over The Weekend

A driver on the NSW Central Coast has been pulled over and fined $1348 and also lost 28 demerit points.

The 24-year-old woman was pulled over in a Holden Capitva on the Pacific Highway just after 5PM for using her phone will driving.

However, she also had her children, aged five, three and one, all in the cars back seats. Two of the children’s seats were not tightened correctly and none of the seats were anchored correctly.

In a statement, NSW Police said: “The driver was issued four infringements - three notices for the children not being restrained as prescribed and the fourth for use of the mobile phone when not permitted.”

“These carried a combined penalty of $1348 and due to double demerit points the driver accrued 28 demerit points. Children at risk notifications have been made to Family and Community Services.”

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