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Plea To Calm Rage Around Tweed Road Works

Traffic Controller Hit By Car

Plea To Calm Rage Around Tweed Road Works IMAGE: Only Motors

Road rage at road works is not on.

That is the word from Tweed Shire Council, which is pleading with motorists to keep their cool and show some patience after a car ran into a traffic controller at Chinderah earlier this month.

It's the third reported instance of aggression against council workers on the Tweed recently, with another traffic controller nudged by a vehicle, and a third copping a verbal spray from a fed-up motorist.

The matters have all been referred to police and aggravated drivers are being warned they could face fines, or even jail time for bad behaviour.