Qld Premier Intends to Fine Distracted Drivers $1000 for Using a Phone While Driving

Qld government plans to introduce new laws charging drivers $1000 for being on their phone The Queensland government plans to introduce a fine of up to $1000 for drivers who are caught using their mobile phones while driving.  Currently, the penalty for being on your phone while driving in Queenslandd is $400 and 3 demerit points. The government’s intended increase is in response to the shockingly high number of road deaths in recent months. Whilst there has long been a government crackdown on drink driving, officials believe that distracted drivers are also a major danger on our roads and that “simply not enough is being done.”  Gatenby Criminal Lawyers will […]