Bunbury 23 seizures. Many are evening peak-hour hoons, caught as they leave work.
Other hoon problem spots for police are industrial estates, large shopping centre car parks, and developing estates with rockigham ro and few residents, particularly on weekend nights. Detailed information includes photographs, addresses, the type of cars they drive, where they work, what time they leave work and where they can usually be found at weekends.
The suspected hoons have not yet been caught, but have been reported at various times by members of the public. Almost hoons a year have been caught by WA police since so-called hoon laws were introduced in September allowing them to impound vehicles for excessive speed or noise.
More than drivers have been caught, fined and their vehicles impounded. Last year, cars dockingham seized, up more than on In the first three months of this year, almost have been impounded.
The police figures show the area where most vehicles have been impounded, more than cars, is the north-coastal region from Scarborough to Two Rocks, and east to Wanneroo Rd. The second-highest of seizures were made along the south-coastal strip from Rockingham to Fremantle, where more than vehicles were seized.
The data also shows that more than one third of hoons caught were in the country. Police can impound a car for seven days for a first offence and 28 days for a second or rockinghan offence. They can also apply to the courts for permanent confiscation.
Hoons will have their cars confiscated without a court order after a third offence under new laws proposed by Police Minister Rob Johnson. He has also predicted that by the end of the year, laws will be in place that will give police powers to crush hoons' cars.