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28

Common sense sought by authorities

Thursday, 28 August 2014

For a number of years, some of NSW's road rules have been behind the rest of Australia. Whether through the inconsistencies of previous governments or other states improving their legislation ahead of NSW, some motorists have found themselves on the wrong side of law simply because they have crossed the border.

From 1 September, however, 15 minor amendments will come into force and there will be greater consistency between all the Australian states and territories. Many of the amendments have been described as common sense as in the past there have been small loopholes in the system.

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AUG
26

Interlocks law passes NSW Parliament

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

All NSW road users should be safer in the future, with the alcohol interlock device law passing the state parliament this month (August 2014).

Read more: Interlocks law passes NSW Parliament

 
JUL
17

Major success in NSW trucking compliance regime

Thursday, 17 July 2014

A speeding truck is a dangerous prospect for all NSW road users, but it seems the industry has cleaned up its act in recent years thanks to a concerted effort from multiple agencies.

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JUN
27

NSW lifts ban on some high performance vehicles for P platers

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.

Read more: NSW lifts ban on some high performance vehicles for P platers

 
JUN
19

What are the rules for renewing my full licence?

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.

Read more: What are the rules for renewing my full licence?

   

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