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Demerit point scheme, Drink Driving, Drug driving, Mobile phone driving, Road rules, Uncategorized

Value Meaning ACCS Access ALLY Alley ALWY Alleyway AMBL Amble APP Approach ARC Arcade ARTL Arterial ARTY Artery AV Avenue BA Banan BEND Bend BWLK Boardwalk BVD Boulevard BR Brace BRAE Brae BRK Break BROW Brow BYPA Bypass BYWY Byway CSWY Causeway CTR Centre CH Chase CIR Circle CCT Circuit CRCS Circus CL Close CON […]

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Driver-fatigue test could stop drowsy people from getting behind the wheel

Driver-fatigue test could stop drowsy people from getting behind the wheel

Drink Driving, Drug driving, Mobile phone driving, Road rules, Uncategorized, Weird Traffic laws NSW

Driver-fatigue test could stop drowsy people from getting behind the wheel The World Today By Matthew Clayfield HOTO: A roadside test is being developed to identify tired drivers and keep them off the road. (ABC News: Giulio Saggin, file photo) A roadside test is being developed by Victorian researchers to identify tired drivers and keep them off the […]

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The dangers of drowsy driving…

The dangers of drowsy driving…

Drink Driving, Drug driving, Road rules, Uncategorized

The dangers of drowsy driving Drowsy Driving: Have you ever been driving and suddenly found your eyelids droop, your eyes go out of focus, you can’t stop yawning and you can’t remember driving the last few kilometres? If so you have been a “drowsy driver” and you’re not alone! Surveys suggest that 60% of adults […]

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Tyres-Everything you need to know

Tyres-Everything you need to know

Road rules, Uncategorized

  Tyres Safety tips As the point of contact with the road, well maintained tyres are a vital part of vehicle safety. Worn or damaged tyres can severely compromise braking distances and handling, increasing the risk of a crash. If you drive your vehicle daily, check the tyres fortnightly. Our tyre safety tips provide practical […]

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How demerit points work

How demerit points work

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How demerit points work If you haven’t committed any offences, you have zero demerit points. If you commit an offence that carries demerit points, the points are added to your driving record. The information on this page is a plain English guide only and is subject to change at any time without notice. Reference should […]

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Fiery eight-car crash kills 17-year-old Uber passenger and injures five others in Sydney’s south-west

Fiery eight-car crash kills 17-year-old Uber passenger and injures five others in Sydney’s south-west

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Fiery eight-car crash kills 17-year-old Uber passenger and injures five others in Sydney’s south-west A 17-year-old passenger in a ride-sharing vehicle was killed and five others injured in a fiery crash overnight in Sydney’s southwest. NSW Police allege a 26-year-old man driving a blue Holden Commodore crossed to the wrong side of Campbelltown Road near […]

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Dangerous bus drivers Australia

Dangerous bus drivers Australia

Mobile phone driving, Road rules, Uncategorized

Dangerous bus drivers Australia If you are the holder of a bus driver authority, your authority is subject to the conditions prescribed in the regulations and the following additional conditions. You must comply with all provisions of: The Passenger Transport Act 1990 and the regulations, and The road transport legislation as may apply in the […]

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Is driving barefoot illegal?

Is driving barefoot illegal?

Road rules, Uncategorized, Weird Traffic laws NSW

Is driving barefoot illegal? The easy answer here is no, it is not illegal to drive barefoot. However, as per many road rules in Australia a policeman can still fine you if they believe you are not in fully control of your vehicle. Across Australia I have been unable to find any legislation explicitly forbidding […]

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Older drivers – What you need to know

Older drivers – What you need to know

Road rules, Uncategorized

Older drivers As we age we generally adapt well to any loss or reduction in sensory abilities, such as vision and hearing. However, increasing age may affect our physical fragility, perception of and response to hazards and our ability to recover from injury. Safe driving tips for older drivers If you feel at any time […]

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Are you Truck aware?

Are you Truck aware?

Road rules, Uncategorized

  Be Truck Aware Look out, trucks about Be Truck Aware highlights the importance of taking extra care around trucks, especially if you live, work or travel in Sydney. With increased construction work across Greater Metropolitan Sydney, there will be more trucks on our roads and changed traffic conditions. Everyone has a part to play […]

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Morning after drink driving offences

Morning after drink driving offences

Drink Driving, Uncategorized

Sobering up takes a long time There is no way to speed up the rate your body gets rid of alcohol. While small amounts of alcohol leave your body in your urine, sweat and breath, your liver breaks down most of the alcohol. A healthy liver breaks down less than one standard drink per hour. If […]

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Routine RBT turns into a nightmare

Routine RBT turns into a nightmare

Drink Driving, Uncategorized

Routine RBT turns into a nightmare A police officer has had part of his leg amputated after a car ploughed into him and another colleague while they were setting up a roadside RBT in western Sydney. A 22-year-old driver has been charged with using a mobile phone and dangerous driving offences over the crash, which […]

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Fines for using your horn!

Fines for using your horn!

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When can you use your car horn? A friendly wave out the window or a short cheerful toot on the horn is a pretty standard Aussie ritual when it comes to departing salutations. Don’t do it. You have inappropriately used you car’s warning device. And if your hand is outside the window you have committed […]

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The dangers of smoking and driving

The dangers of smoking and driving

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The dangers of smoking and driving   While we’ve had a ban in NSW on smoking in vehicles when there’s a child under 16 present since 1 July 2009, it’s not against the law to smoke in a vehicle on your own. There’s a fine of $250 if you’re caught smoking with a child in […]

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Stop signs and stop lines

Stop signs and stop lines

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Stop signs and stop lines ‘STOP’ signs and ‘STOP’ lines (continuous line) are used at intersections to control traffic. When you come to a STOP sign you must stop completely before reaching the STOP line, and as close as possible to the line. Where there is no STOP line, stop before reaching, and as close […]

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Truck driver sentenced to two and a half years’ jail for crash that killed Danielle McGrath

Truck driver sentenced to two and a half years’ jail for crash that killed Danielle McGrath

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Truck driver David Grice sentenced to two and a half years’ jail for crash that killed Danielle McGrath The truck driver who ran down a young woman as she walked across a pedestrian crossing in Sydney’s south in 2016 has been jailed for a minimum of 18 months. David William Edward Grice had previously pleaded […]

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Hi tech camera trialled to catch drivers using mobile phones

Hi tech camera trialled to catch drivers using mobile phones

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Hi tech camera trialled to catch drivers using mobile phones Article by https://tenplay.com.au/news/national/december-2017/hi-tech-camera-trialled-to-catch-drivers-using-mobile-phones Cameras capable of detecting drivers using their mobile phones while driving have been tested in Victoria. Heralded as a‘world-first’, the red-light-style cameras are capable of detecting mobile phones being used on drivers’ laps or on passenger seats. Road safety advocate Russell White says […]

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How To Stay Awake On The Road: Tips To Combat Drowsy Driving

How To Stay Awake On The Road: Tips To Combat Drowsy Driving

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How To Stay Awake On The Road: Tips To Combat Drowsy Driving Many of us think we can keep our minds alert, even when we’re feeling the tug of sleepiness on our brain and bodies. But the truth is that sleep is a powerful biological drive—one that can overtake even the best driver. Rolling down […]

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A few Traffic facts on a Tuesday…

A few Traffic facts on a Tuesday…

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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. […]

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