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    VIC Incorrect information listed under charges on summons

    Hi, I was intercepted by police on 30/10/19 in burnley for high speed on the monash fwy on my motorbike which had a bald tyre. I received summons to go to court for 3 charges. dangerous driving, unregistered and unroadworthy. Both the dangerous driving and unregistered charge both state in...
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    NSW Options for leniency on license suspension

    Afternoon. Our son was travelling home from work today and was stopped for having his mobile phone in a cradle and using it as a GPS. He’s 28 and immigrated from South Africa in December. He didn’t realise that he couldn’t use the GPS function and accepts that’s his misinterpretation. The...
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    NSW No Stopping sign across side street

    Hi, I recently got a ridiculous $268 ticket for disobeying a No Parking sign, I was parked on a small section of curb on the main road between two side streets where there was no sign. The nearest No Stopping sign was across the street in front of me with an arrow pointing towards where I was...
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    QLD Running Red Light for Emergency Services to Pass - Traffic Law?

    This was recently posted by QAS and is also similarly listed on the department transport website but the is no reference to legislation or regulation. I have had a look and all that I have found is that it is an offence to not get out of the emergency vehicle. RACQ also states the same but again...
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    VIC Turning into Reversing Car - Who is at Fault?

    Hi, In Vic, if on the main road, a car is parallel parking and reversing, and another car at a T intersection (Give Way signed) of this road turns right, crashing into the reversing car, who then is likely to be at fault under Traffic Law? Since normally I believe the car turning right onto...
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    NSW Traffic Law Court - Explanation of Good Behaviour Bond?

    My son went to traffic law court yesterday to fight a mobile phone offence (5 demerit points) with 8 points. Walked out of court with 8 points intact but put on a 2-year good behaviour bond. Is this different to the good behaviour licence when you lose all the demerit points? I'm confused.
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    NSW Traffic Law - Query About Turning in the Bus Lane?

    Are you allowed to cross solid lines around a bus lane when you have to make an immediate left turn from a 70 zone? I thought we have to wait till the dotted line starts but that might be too late to stay in the bus lane for some time and then check blind spot and then make the turn (because of...
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    NSW Traffic Law - Reverse Parking with Door Open?

    Hi everyone, I have seen some ute and truck drivers slightly open their driver's door while reverse parking, to stick their head out and see behind the vehicle better. But is this legal under traffic law?
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    NSW Are One-wheels Legal Under Traffic Law?

    I've recently been thinking about buying a one-wheel but have been unsure if it is even allowed in Australia and Traffic Law, remembering the news about hoverboards.
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    NSW Traffic Law - Grandma with Electric Scooter Riding with a Child ?

    Is it legal under traffic law for a grandma with a wheelchair or electric scooter to ride with a child? Thanks.