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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: Week 5 Hansard (25 May) . . Page.. 2233..


(a)

2001-02

1,055

(b)

2002-03

1,189

(c)

2003- 4/4/04

1,064

(3) The following numbers of tests were carried out:

(a)

2001-02

75,176

(b)

2002-03

76,459

(c)

2003- 4/4/04

27,977

The identification of persons tested as Canberrans or otherwise is not collected.

(4) The following numbers of people tested were above the legal prescribed concentration of alcohol (PCA) at Random Breath Testing Stations:

(a)

2001-02

473

(b)

2002-03

1,138

(c)

2003- 4/4/04

1,001

It should be noted that in 2002/03 ACT Policing moved from a specific target of a number of breath tests required in the purchase agreement to a focus on achieving the outcome of road safety. As part of this shift in focus breath analyser tests became much more targeted to ensure the persons with the highest likelihood of endangering themselves and others by driving whilst under the influence were tested.

(5) The number of provisional licence holders tested above the PCA at Random Breath Testing Stations were:

(a)

2001-02

102

(b)

2002-03

235

(c)

2003- 4/4/04

241

Burnout offences

(Question No 1452)

Mr Pratt asked the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, upon notice, on 1 April 2004:

(1) How many reports have been receive by police regarding burnout activity and street racing in the Gungahlin area in (a) 2002-03 and (b) 2003-04 to date;

(2) On how many occasions, when these reports were made to police, was a police car sent out to inspect the activity;

(3) In how many cases were offenders apprehended;

(4) Of the offenders apprehended, were any charged; if so, with what offence were they charged;

(5) Did police receive any reports of drag street racing or burnout activity in the early hours of Friday, 26 March 2004 in Amaroo;

(6) If so, (a) how many reports were received, (b) what action was taken by police after receiving these calls and (c) was a car sent out to the area;


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