New drink-driving laws come into effect in NSW today

Motorists caught drink-driving or drug-driving on NSW roads will lose their licence under strict new laws that come into effect from today. Any driver, even if they are a first time or low-range offender, will receive an immediate three-month licence suspension and also cop an on-the-spot fine of $561. A low-range reading is considered anything between 0.05% and Read more about New drink-driving laws come into effect in NSW today[…]

Crackdown on Driving Offences from September

New laws are set to come into effect in September which will increase the penalties for drug driving and illegal mobile phone use. These are the changes that you need to know to ensure that you avoid being hit with demerit points, a fine or licence disqualification. Mobile Drug Testing Regime The current system of Read more about Crackdown on Driving Offences from September[…]

Proposed Changes to Drink-Driving Laws

Proposed changes to drink-driving laws will see an increase in the penalties given to NSW drivers if they are caught driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Roads Minister Melinda Pavey introduced a new law to Parliament last week targeting drink drivers and drug drivers. Police given the power to issue on-the-spot fines Under the proposed Read more about Proposed Changes to Drink-Driving Laws[…]

Changes to reporting traffic crashes to Police

NSW Police are reminding motorists of the changes to reporting traffic crashes which come into effect next month. The new streamlined process starts on Wednesday 15 October 2014 as part of a red-tape reduction initiative to better manage crashes on NSW roads. From that date, police will only be required to attend and investigate crashes Read more about Changes to reporting traffic crashes to Police[…]

Drink Driving Lawyers Sydney

Drink driving is a criminal offence with corresponding penalties and punishments if you are found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Lives have been wasted because of driving while under the influence of alcoholic beverages. Australian governments are strict in the implementation of the law against driving while intoxicated by alcohol in order to protect lives and Read more about Drink Driving Lawyers Sydney[…]

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