Tagged “drink driving”

Victoria: First-time 0.1 Drink-driving Offenders To Lose Cars For 30 Days

New laws to be introduced in Victoria from August 1 will enable police to impound or wheel-clamp the vehicles of first-time drink-driving offenders...

NHTSA Details New Alcohol ‘Smart Car’ Tech To Tackle Drink Driving: Video

Technology that can detect if a driver is over the legal blood-alcohol limit simply through smell and touch may soon be available in almost every n...

Australia Mid-Pack On Road Toll Figures, Behind On Improvement: IRTAD

The annual report from the International Road Traffic and Accident Database (IRTAD) shows Australia’s road toll placed firmly in the middle o...

Drink Driving: ‘Steering Clear’ Program Aims To Stop Re-offending

A new program which aims to prevent drink drivers from re-offending is about to be trialled in Cairns and Brisbane.

Young Drivers Recognise Road Risks, 'But, Like, You Know, Whatever'

A survey by Western Australia’s RAC has revealed young drivers accept that certain behaviours are risky while driving, but choose to engage i...

Victoria: New Plan To Tackle Rising Rural Road Toll

Victoria Police has launched a four-year plan aiming to tackle the over-representation of rural Victorians in road toll statistics.

Victoria’s Expanded Drink-Driving Interlock Program Hits TV: Video

Victoria’s Transport Accident Commission (TAC) has launched a new advertising campaign to build awareness of the Napthine Government’s ...

RACQ: Half Of Teens Admit To Riding With Drunk Driver

A survey from Queensland’s peak motoring group, the RACQ, has found almost one in two senior high school students have travelled with a drunk...

Vic: Calls For 0.02 Blood-Alcohol Limit Rejected By Govt, Opposition

Victoria’s state government and opposition have both rejected calls for the legal blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) limit for drive...

Canberra Considering 30km/h Limits, New Laws For 'High-Risk' Drivers

Canberra is the latest city to consider drastically lowering its speed limits, following recent announcements in Sydney and further afield in ...

Vic: Ignition Interlocks For All Drink-Drivers By 2016

Victorian drink-drivers will be forced to pay for ignition-locking ‘interlock’ systems to be installed in their cars by 2016, the state...

Road Deaths In Europe Halved; New Drink Driving Laws For Victoria

The road toll in Europe has improved by 57 percent over a period of eleven years, according to an independent report from the European Transport Sa...

Drivers Turning To Social Media To Avoid Fines: RACQ

New research from Queensland’s RACQ has revealed drivers are trending towards social media in order to avoid mobile speed cameras and ot...

Northern Territorians Twenty Times More Likely To Drink And Drive

One in 13 drivers subjected to a random breath test in the Northern Territory last year returned a positive reading, with 155,000 tests conducted t...

Vic: TAC Study Explores Road Behaviour Of Young Rural Motorists

Victoria's Transport Accident Commission (TAC) has released details of a study into the risks taken by young drivers on country roads.

Alcohol Interlocks Now Mandatory For Repeat Offenders In NSW

Alcohol interlocks are to become mandatory for repeat high-range drink driving offenders in New South Wales.

AAMI And Royal North Shore Hospital Launch ‘PARTY’ Road Safety Campaign

Insurer AAMI and Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH) have teamed up to launch a new road-safety campaign, aimed at young drivers.

Breath Tests Effective In Cutting Road Toll, But Not Everywhere: Study

A study has concluded that Random Breath Testing (RBT) can have a direct impact on reducing alcohol-related road trauma in Australia, but only s...

P-Plates Until You're 25, Victoria's Top Traffic Cop Says

Victoria's top traffic cop believes that keeping probationary drivers on their 'P-plates' until the age of 25 would significantly cu...

NSW: Operation 'Go Slow' Results Reveal Alarming High-speed Habits

New South Wales police have released the results of its 'Go Slow' operation, revealing the law-breaking habits of the state's worst ...

NHTSA Driver Alcohol Detection System For Safety (DADSS)

NHTSA Driver Alcohol Detection System For Safety (DADSS) POSTED THU, 11 JUN, 2015

Bloody Idiots TAC Drink Drive Xmas 2011

Bloody Idiots TAC Drink Drive Xmas 2011 POSTED WED, 7 DEC, 2011