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Northern Territory high-speed limits to remain... for manufacturers
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19th Sep 2016
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Northern Territory high-speed limits to remain... for manufacturers

The Northern Territory (NT) government has confirmed it will allow high-speed vehicle testing on its roads, by offering exemptions to vehicle manufacturers. Last month, the newly-elected Labor government declared it would reinstate 130km/h speed limits to NT highways, after open speed limits had been implemented by the former Country Liberal government in 2014.
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James Wong
Northern Territory extends open speed limit trial
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25th Aug 2014
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Northern Territory extends open speed limit trial

The Northern Territory Government has added a new stretch of the Stuart Highway to its open speed limit network. From September 1, the open speed limit trial will include 72km of the highway from Barrow Creek to just south of the Ali Curung Rail Overpass. The newly added stretch extends the open speed limit zone to 276 kilometres, joining the existing 204km stretch between Barrow Creek and Alice Springs that had its speed limit lifted last year.
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Tim Beissmann
High-speed caravan chase abandoned, sleeping man cleared of drink-driving
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25th Nov 2010
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High-speed caravan chase abandoned, sleeping man cleared of drink-driving

South Australian police in Adelaide’s north were forced to abandon a high-speed pursuit of a stolen Holden Commodore that was towing a caravan when the chase became too dangerous. The ABC reports police were forced to call off the early morning chase when the driver of the stolen car began swerving across the road, almost to the point of rolling the caravan.
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Tim Beissmann
2007 road toll figures
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1st Jan 2008
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2007 road toll figures

Update: Figures corrected & Tasmania included With another year over the national road authorities have began reviewing the road toll to examine if their tactics have proven successful. As a nation, Australia’s 2007 road toll was has increased by 11 over last year’s 1605. The bush saw a steady climb in deaths on regional and outback roads. 1616 people lost their lives on Australian roads this year with New South Wales topping the table with 445 deaths.
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Alborz Fallah
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