In January 2013, the NSW government abolished registration for light vehicles, effectively 97% of vehicles then registered in NSW. Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) would save $575,000 a year spent on printing and posting them. Next Victoria abolished stickers in January 2014 and Queensland recently followed suit.
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Corrina used to lend her car to her kids and discovered first hand what Ls, Ps and demerits mean for greenslips. After 20 years of writing and research in financial services, she’s an expert in the NSW CTP scheme. Read more about Corrina
Not many drivers are likely to know exactly how many demerit points apply for driving offences in NSW. But since 1997, double demerits apply during busy holiday times. You can very quickly reach the limit and have your driving licence suspended or renewal refused.
Those of us who are perfect drivers just can’t help noticing the bad habits of others.
- Drivers 17 to 25 hold 16% of licences
- More drivers 15-24 die in a road crash than any other age group
- Drivers 17-20 are three times more likely than drivers over 21 and over to be involved in a serious crash
- Far more males than females die in road crashes.