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    VIC Seller Changed Car Engine - Getting Deposit Back?

    So I made a deposit of $1000 for a car and on the very next day got to know that the seller has put a new engine which he was hiding intentionally. So in other words, when I gave him the deposit, it had the original engine number (on VicRoads) and next day it's been changed (on VicRoads) which...
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    VIC Need help - Car Purchase Deal is Cancelled by Seller and not runding deposit. Please read and advice

    Hi Everyone, My name is Nikhil, I need advice on below matter. I was searching a used car for my personal use on a well known car selling website. I liked one Honda City car, So contacted the seller (Private Seller) and He gave me a time for inspection, I went and inspected the car, We agreed...
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    VIC Private Seller Selling Car on Behalf of His Wife?

    Hello. I liked a car listed on internet by private seller who lives in Victoria. Went through inspection, got it checked by mechanic, checked registration on Vicroads website, did PPSR check, and all came clear. After agreeing on the price with the seller, I came to know that family is moving...
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    VIC Uninsured Car Accident - What to Do?

    Hey there, I am currently traveling through Australia with my van. A few weeks ago, I caused an accident as I wanted to turn right on the outer lane of a 2 lane roundabout. Clearly I was at fault. I and the other driver R. decided to call the police, an officer came told us that it's my fault...
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    VIC Speeding Fines Due to Faulty Speedometer - What to Do?

    Hi The company I used to work for bought a company vehicle in January 2016 and after a few weeks started receiving speeding fines and was nominating me as the drive, and in April 2016 they bought it to my intention and told me of fines! I told the company owner to test the speedometer and...
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    VIC Driving While Suspended - What to Do?

    Ok this is kinda stupid but firstly, why the hell is driving while suspended considered a criminal offence? Now let's come to my situation where I didn't even know I was suspended from driving because I had no information from Vicroads about that. I got to know this only when cops pulled me over...
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    VIC Notice for Suspension of Drivers Licence Not Received - What Next?

    About 2 weeks ago I got pulled over by the police at around 4am. I was going to my friend's house to drop him after we finished work. They did a breath test and the results were negative. Then they asked for my drivers licence and told me that my drivers licence had been suspended and I can't...
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    VIC Vicroads - Should I Have Received a Letter for Traffic Infringement?

    Hello members. This is my first post. Excuse me for the length. Around a month ago, I inadvertently drove through a 40km/h school zone on a Melbourne road that is usually signed 70km/h and was caught by a police officer with a handheld speed detector. Annoyingly, I was on the way to the other...
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    VIC Notice to Pay from Australian Electoral Commission - What to Do?

    Hi, I've just recently received a notice to pay $204 through civic compliance for the Australian electoral commission for failing to vote in a state election? I've never enroled or have ever had anything to do with politics due to the lies/deception, etc. I've never been told that I was enroled...
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    VIC Will DUI Appear on Police Check?

    Hi, I have some queries regarding a DUI I received in January 2016. I had a BAC of 0.086 and this was my first ever offence. I was not required to go to court and as far as I can tell, I haven't been given a conviction (although I am not sure of this). I live in Victoria so my case is managed...