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Free Ride Ends For Diplomat Drivers In Canberra Due To Hundreds Of Unpaid Fines

SUN, 27 NOV, 2016

For anyone who’s ever driven around Canberra, it’s common knowledge that diplomats have a ‘get out of jail free’ card when ...

NSW Cycling Laws - Tougher Fines ID Requirements And Passing Buffers From March

TUE, 22 DEC, 2015

Cyclists in New South Wales will have to abide by a new set of rules from March next year, and some associated fines are set to jump.

Mobile Phones - Demerit Point Penalties In NSW Double For Christmas And Increase In 2016

SUN, 6 DEC, 2015

New South Wales will add mobile phone offences to its hit list over the Christmas and New Year’s holiday period as part of the state’s ...

Speed Cameras NSW - Record Revenue Yet Rising Road Toll

THU, 12 NOV, 2015

The New South Wales State Government has come under fire for its red light and speed camera programs, after figures revealed the cameras are raking...

Queensland: Double Demerit Points, Loss Of Licence For Mobile Phone Use

SAT, 23 MAY, 2015

The Queensland Government will introduce tougher penalties for mobile phone offences as the state attempts to tackle what it believes is a growing ...

Queensland: Lane Filtering For Motorcycles Legal From February

FRI, 9 JAN, 2015

The Queensland Government has raised some eyebrows in the motorcycling community by announcing lane filtering will become legal from next month.

NSW To Hand Out Demerit Points To Disabled-Parking Cheats

THU, 4 DEC, 2014

Drivers in New South Wales who illegally park in spaces reserved for the disabled will soon face a demerit point penalty, along with the existing&n...

Victoria: Police Operation Nabs Alleged Demerit Point Dealers

SAT, 20 SEP, 2014

Police in Victoria have arrested 16 people following a four-month investigation into 'demerit point trading’.

NSW: Motorcycle Lane Filtering Laws Now In Force: Video

WED, 2 JUL, 2014

July 1 marked the beginning of new motorcycle lane filtering laws in New South Wales, following a trial run last year.

Former RTA NSW Official Calls For More Police, Fewer Speed Cameras

TUE, 10 JUN, 2014

A former manager with the New South Wales Roads And Traffic Authority (now Roads and Maritime Services), Lex Stewart, has called for more...