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JUN
27

NSW lifts ban on some high performance vehicles for P platers

Posted in Licencing & Registration
Friday, 27 June 2014

The New South Wales government has announced changes to the list of vehicles deemed safe enough for provisional drivers.

According to Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay, the new rules are designed to expand the range of options available for young drivers. The shift in legislation reflects the changing technology of many cars today, where added features may be designed to enhance performance other than speed.

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JUN
26

New road safety guide puts the focus on school communities

Posted in Traffic
Thursday, 26 June 2014

A new road safety guide for New South Wales aims to improve motoring habits around school zones by targeting a variety of potential problem areas. Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay launched the guide in a letter to principals of 2,500 primary schools across NSW earlier this month.

Titled 'Road Safety Issues Around Schools', the guide sets out a number of key points for motorists to remember when driving in or around schools. While the principles of the guide are aimed specifically at parents, the safe driving habits they outline can be applied to any NSW driver who may come across a school zone.

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JUN
24

Motor vehicle sales fall slightly in May 2014

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Tuesday, 24 June 2014

The number of new motor vehicle sales in New South Wales fell slightly during May, according to the latest release from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

In total, May saw a trend estimate of 91,764 new vehicles sold throughout Australia. This figure has decreased slightly compared to April 2014. However, the seasonally adjusted estimate (92,410 vehicles) rose by 0.3 per cent when compared to the same month.

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JUN
19

What are the rules for renewing my full licence?

Posted in Licencing & Registration
Thursday, 19 June 2014

Renewing your licence in a timely manner is an important part of your legal duties as a driver, along with ensuring your green slip and registration are up to date.. While Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) send you a renewal notice, it is your responsibility to ensure the process is completed satisfactorily.

If you're coming up for a renewal of your full licence in NSW, here are a few things to take note of.

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JUN
18

Changes proposed for NSW vehicle registration system

Posted in Licencing & Registration
Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Roads Minister Duncan Gay has announced a series of proposed changes to the light vehicle registration system in New South Wales, the biggest the state has seen for 90 years. If the legislation is successful, it would mean significant changes for affected drivers.

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