Five people have died on NSW roads since Operation Arrive Alive kicked in on December 18, as police catch high-range drink driving offenders taking dangerous risks over the holiday period.
Over the last seven days police have attended 709 major crashes and issued 6,817 speeding fines.
On Friday afternoon police released the details of some of the worst offenders.
A Wagga Wagga man has been charged after he allegedly returned a breath test more than five times the legal limit on Christmas Eve.
Traffic and Highway Patrol officers stopped the 56-year-old man on Red Hill Road on Thursday afternoon after he was detected allegedly travelling at 96km/h in a 70km/h zone.
The man returned a positive roadside test and was arrested. He was taken to Wagga Wagga Police Station where he returned a breath analysis reading of 0.256.
The man was issued with a future court attendance notice for high range drink driving, as well as a ticket for speeding. His driver’s licence was suspended on the spot.
At 6.22pm on Thursday a 16-year-old from Cootamundra was detected riding an 85cc unregistered trail motorcycle on Renehan Street, Cootamundra, without a motorcycle helmet.
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Police alleged the motorcycle was unregistered and/or uninsured, and the rider only held a Learner permit.
The teenager was issued $2,549 worth of fines.
NSW Police statistics 18 to 25th December:
•Speed infringements: 6817
•Breath tests: 291,896
•Drink driving charges: 408
•Major crashes: 709
About 1pm on Thursday police stopped a 24-year-old male driver travelling at 108 km/h in a 50km/h zone along Burley Griffin Way in Ardlethan. He was issued a speeding fine and his license was suspended.
Shortly after midnight on Christmas Day a 42-year-old Campsie man returned a positive reading when he was stopped for a random breath test on Barrenjoey Road, Newport.
He was taken to Mona Vale Police Station where he allegedly returned a breath analysis reading of 0.139.
His licence was confiscated and suspended and he will appear at Manly Local Court on January 20.
A 20-year-old P-plater from Greystanes was caught allegedly travelling 116 km/h in a 70 km/h zone on the Cumberland Highway in Merrylands West in the early hours of Christmas morning.
The man was fined and his licence suspended.
Police found an electric cattle prod, a large knife, cannabis and methylamphetamine in the back of a ute after stopping the vehicle and its 48-year-old male driver in west Albury about 8.40am on Thursday.
The man, who was not wearing a seatbelt, returned a positive roadside drug test and was arrested.
He was charged with being a suspended driver, possessing a knife and possession of a prohibited weapon.
A 38-year-old Albury woman, who was in the passenger seat, was charged with two counts of possessing a prohibited drug.
Both were granted conditional bail to appear at Albury Local Court on January 19.
A 62-year-old woman blew a blood alcohol level of 0.125 after she was stopped in North Wollongong, breath-tested and taken to Wollongong Police Station just after 10pm on Christmas Eve.
She was issued a field court attendance notice for the offence of mid-range blood alcohol level. Her licence was suspended.
At 8am yesterday, a 20-year-old red P-plater was detected at Tenterfield allegedly travelling at 167km/h in a 100km/h zone.
The man from Inverell was issued with a speeding fine and immediately had his licence suspended for six months. His number plates were also seized for three months.
Operation Arrive Alive, a six-week state-wide high-visibility Traffic and Highway Patrol operation will be in effect until January 26.
Double-demerit points will be issued for speeding, mobile phone use, and seat belt and helmet use until Sunday 3 January.
They will again be in place from January 22 to January 26.