Double demerit points to start tomorrow: What Australians need to know

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Double demerits blitz: Drivers are warned to be on their best behaviour ahead of holiday weekend with heavy fines set to be dished out Double demerits points are set to kick in over the Queen's Birthday weekend  Increase demerit penalties apply for offences including speeding and phone use  For mobile phone offences while driving the penalty is 10 demerit points 

By Daily Mail Australia Reporter

Published: 23:58 BST, 4 June 2019 | Updated: 00:41 BST, 5 June 2019

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Police are warning drivers to be on their best behaviour on the roads as double demerits kick in ahead of the Queen's Birthday long weekend.

More than 430 people have died on the roads since the start of 2019 - up by about 40 deaths compared to the same time last year.    

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