A few Traffic facts on a Tuesday…


Australian road rules

Did you know it is illegal to drive through an orange traffic light – if it was deemed you had time to stop?

In NSW and Victoria it carries the same offence as running a red light: $397 and three demerit points in NSW and $282 and three demerit points in Victoria.

Police have asked us to remind drivers that a “stop” sign means “stop”, not roll through. “The car must come to a complete stop, the wheels must stop moving,” one officer says. Failing to do so is a $282 ticket and three demerit points in Victoria and $298 and three demerit points in NSW.

Stopping in a “no stopping” zone is also a no-no: a $232 fine in NSW ($298 and two demerit points in a school zone), or a $141 fine in Victoria. But in NSW, taxis are exempt from no stopping zones in the CBD if dropping off or picking up passengers.

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