A manic Monday for drivers
EASTER ended badly for 716 of the region's motorists who were busted speeding on Monday.
Mobile radars nabbed 327 speedsters and fixed cameras snapped 389 on Toowoomba, Ipswich and Warwick roads on Monday.
Southern region police logged 4746 hours on the job during the Easter road safety campaign that kicked off on Thursday evening and ended at midnight on Monday.
Over the four-day break, 31 people were injured on the region's roads; 80 people were caught drink-driving from 14,712 random breath tests; 3203 people were caught speeding; 30 people were caught without seatbelts; 31 drivers were busted using their mobile phones; and there were 463 fines for other road rule breaches.
Eight people died Queensland roads over the Easter break.
Southern Queensland Police region Easter holiday road safety campaign statistics from April 2 to midnight Monday:
People injured: 31
Drink driving: 80
Speed camera detections: 2089
Mobile radar speed detections: 1114
Seatbelt offences: 30
Mobile phone offences: 31
Other Offences: 463
People killed: 8
People injured: 129
Drink driving: 351
Speed camera detections: 16,479
Mobile radar speed detections: 5064
Seatbelt offences: 214
Mobile phone offences: 245
Other offences: 3480
*The southern police region includes Ipswich, Toowoomba and Warwick.