Belt up, police say

POLICE are concerned about the number of people not wearing seatbelts.

Stratford police Leading Senior Constable Richard Chrisp said three infringement notices had been issued this week for seatbelt offences.

People caught driving without wearing a seatbelt risk facing a $303 fine and three demerit points, while a passenger not wearing a seatbelt also risks a $303 fine. The driver also faces a fine if their passenger is not wearing a seatbelt.

POLICE intercepted a driver on the Princes Highway east of Stratford on December 8 after they received a report from a motorist about a car driving erratically.

A 39-year-old Melbourne man was allegedly caught driving at 128kmh in a 100 zone about 1.15pm.

He received an infringement notice for exceeding the speed limit and will lose his licence.

Stratford police Leading Senior Constable Richard Chrisp said people who witnessed dangerous driving should phone 000.