Since the start of the road safety task force at the end of April, the team has investigated more than 96 complaints of hooning and traffic.
Eleven people were arrested for drunk driving, 11 for impaired driving and 11 for Type 1 offenses (including dangerous operation of a vehicle and unnecessary noise and smoke).
The team issued 24 offenses for type two offenses (including offenses such as driving an unregistered or uninsured vehicle, driving without a license and driving under a 24-hour suspension).
Eleven vehicles were seized, nine for 90 days and two vehicles were confiscated.
At around 10pm on June 9, police were on patrol when they observed a vehicle leaving an address in Kremzow Road, Brendale.
It is alleged that the driver drove the vehicle in such a way that it lost its grip on the road and made noise.
A 29-year-old man from Taigum was given two traffic violations, one for deliberately starting or driving a vehicle in a manner that makes unnecessary noise or smoke and the second for failing to display green P plates. The vehicle was confiscated for 90 days.
On June 8, a 20-year-old Strathpine man was given an offense for deliberately starting or operating a vehicle in a way that produces unnecessary noise or smoke.
It is alleged that on January 25 at 6:39 p.m. the vehicle was driven dangerously on Paisley Drive in Lawnton. The Ford Falcon was seized for 90 days.
On May 12, police issued a 20-year-old Warner man with a traffic violation for deliberately starting or driving a vehicle in a manner that makes unnecessary noise or smoke after a complaint public was reported to the police and investigated.
The incident happened at 4.41am on April 16 on Beeville Road, Petrie, and the blue Holden Commodore used in the offense was seized for 90 days.
On May 27, a 19-year-old Caboolture man received a notice to appear for dangerous operation of a vehicle when police conducted an investigation after receiving video footage from the person’s social media account.
It is alleged that the vehicle was driven in a dangerous manner while being filmed from a vehicle following it. The vehicle involved was seen entering and exiting oncoming lanes.
It is further alleged that the vehicle crossed double white lines into the lane of oncoming traffic, while maintaining a continuous loss of traction.
The Holden Commodore was impounded for 90 days. The driver is due to appear in Caboolture Magistrates Court on July 15.
Deliberately starting or operating a vehicle in a manner that makes unnecessary noise or smoke incurs a fine of $441 and a loss of two demerit points.
Failure to display the green P plates incurs a $220 fine and a loss of two demerit points.
The RFST continues to investigate your hooning and traffic complaints.
You can file a complaint about a hoon online.
If you have any information for the police, contact Policelink by providing information using the 24-hour online Suspicious Activity Form at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.
Report crime information anonymously through Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.