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MAY
09

Now you can be caught speeding on Facebook

Posted in Licencing & Registration
Monday, 09 May 2016

Speeding is the leading cause of death on NSW roads but, thanks to social media, even other drivers can let the NSW police know when you are speeding. NSW police use social media to broadcast messages about safe driving but they also get feedback from the public about what they see happening on the road.

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MAY
04

Congestion!

Posted in Traffic
Wednesday, 04 May 2016

You didn’t imagine this – it is taking longer for you to drive to work. Sydney’s roads are becoming more and more congested, peak hour is stretching out, and upgrading roads only makes a short-term difference.

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APR
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Swans and Giants work together for road safety

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Saturday, 30 April 2016

Usually AFL teams are competing with each other but, on this occasion, Sydney Swans and Greater Western Sydney (GWS) Giants are working together for road safety. NSW Centre for Road Safety has signed them up again to help raise awareness of mobile phone distraction and driver fatigue in NSW.

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APR
26

The downside of sticker-less registration

Posted in Licencing & Registration
Tuesday, 26 April 2016

In January 2013, the NSW government abolished registration for light vehicles, effectively 97% of vehicles then registered in NSW. An official review at the time said Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) would save $575,000 a year spent on printing and posting them. Victoria abolished stickers in January 2014 and Queensland recently followed suit.

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20

Demerit points explained

Posted in Licencing & Registration
Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Not many drivers are likely to know exactly how many demerit points apply for driving offences in NSW. But since the introduction in 1997 of double demerits during busy holiday times, you can very quickly reach the limit and have your driving licence suspended or renewal refused.

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