With school holidays kicking off motorists are being warned that double demerits would be in place over the October long weekend.
Officers from the Traffic and Highway Patrol Command have also reminded people they are expecting increased traffic flows to regional areas.
Double demerit points will be in force from Friday, October 2 and ending on Monday October 5 (inclusive).
NSW Police said they would be targeting speed, seatbelts, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, distraction offences such as using mobile phones and being fatigued.
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So far 38 lives have been lost in the western region, and Superintendent Paul Glynn, from the north west region traffic and highway patrol command said there would be a heavier police presence on the road to ensure motorists doing the wrong thing would be caught.
"Thankfully most people do the right thing, but if somebody is making poor decisions, speeding, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, using a phone, it's our goal to try and interact with those people and take action," he said.
"The roads are there for everybody to share, people need to be safe and not be complacent. Our goal is for you to complete your journey out, enjoy your holiday and time with family and friends, and travel home safely."
It's anticipated that there will be a significant movement of people from Sydney and coastal areas out to regional NSW for the holidays.Superintendent Paul Glynn
Supt Glynn said they were expecting increased traffic flows to regional areas, and reminded people to take care on country roads.
"It's anticipated that there will be a significant movement of people from Sydney and coastal areas out to regional NSW for the holidays and the October long weekend," he said.
"Even if you're a farmer getting in your car driving from one paddock to another, or driving a short distance to town, you need to make sure you put your seatbelt on."
This holiday period Supt Glynn encouraged travellers to be mindful of fatigue and advised motorists to take advantage and stop and revive in local communities along the way.
"Plan your trip, if traffic is thick be patient, slow down, don't take risks, and maybe it's an opportunity to stop in a local regional town and have a meal or a a cup of coffee," he said.
"They'll welcome you as long as you comply with the COVID principles, and again you can complete your journey safely and get back home."
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