Interstate drivers report verbal attacks as pandemic tension rises

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BORDER CONTROL: Police are receiving reports of Victorian drivers being verbally abused since border controls came into effect. Picture: TODD LEWIS

MOTORISTS with interstate number plates are being verbally abused in the Mount Gambier district, with police issuing a stern warning against the behaviour given the regional city services several cross-border communities.

It follows new border restrictions put in place last week in response to the COVID-19 health crisis, forcing people who cross the border to self-isolate for 14 days unless granted an exemption at a police road block.

Since the control was introduced, Limestone Coast


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