ANPR camera systems set to detect Unregistered Vehicles

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The Queensland Government is set to allow automatic number plate recognition camera systems or ANPR camera systems to detect unregistered drivers, through proposed amendments to the Transport … [Read more...]

Police Set to Outsource Service of Notices To Appear

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Notices to Appear Under current legislation the Queensland Police Service is required to personally serve Notices to Appear on alleged offenders.  This process ensures that the alleged offender is … [Read more...]

New Traffic Laws and Increased Penalties for Cycle Offences.

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New Traffic Laws Introduce Cycling Reforms. Queensland has new traffic laws following the introductions of the Transport Legislation and Another Regulation Amendment Regulation (No. 1) 2014.  These … [Read more...]

Traffic Law – Can I Refuse a RBT?

A number of clients often ask our traffic lawyers whether they have to provide a specimen of breath.   Some people believe that the police must, upon request, obtain a blood test, others are indignant … [Read more...]

Drink Driving – What Alcohol Limit Applies?

Gold Coast Traffic Lawyers As Gold Coast traffic lawyers who present at QTOP*, we often ask attendees what the various alcohol limits are that apply in Queensland.  There is often as much confusion … [Read more...]

Drink Driving – Go Straight to Jail, Do Not Pass Go.

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Gold Coast Drink Driving Lawyers Most Queensland motorists understand that if they are caught drinking and driving, they will be disqualified from holding or obtaining a Queensland driver’s licence f … [Read more...]

QUEENSLAND IMPOUNDMENT PROCESS

Hooning Laws Hooning and other reckless driving offences can result in the impoundment or immobilisation of a motor vehicle for a period of  seven to 90 days under Queensland Hooning Laws.  For r … [Read more...]

40 Cars a Day Being Seized Under QLD’s Hooning Laws

40 Cars a day seized under Hoon Laws Since 1 November 2013, police have proffered more than 7,800 charges under Queensland hoon laws for traffic offences including dangerous operation of a motor … [Read more...]

Proposed Increased Penalties For Mobile Phone Offences

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Qld Mobile phone laws The State Government is considering new laws for mobile phone offences while driving. Motorists currently face fines of $330 and the loss of three demerit points if caught using … [Read more...]

NEW PENALTIES FOR HOONING.

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New Penalties for driving offences New anti-hooning and road safety legislation came into effect today.  The penalties for offending are far more significant that those previously imposed.  Offences a … [Read more...]