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Tesla Model 3 busted doing 147km/h in a 60km/h zone  
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5th Apr 2021
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Tesla Model 3 busted doing 147km/h in a 60km/h zone  

A Tesla Model 3 driver keen to explore the performance of his electric car will instead be walking, hitching a ride or catching public transport after losing his licence for six months after being caught allegedly driving at 147km/h in a 60km/h residential area – almost two-and-half-times faster than the posted speed limit.
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Joshua Dowling
The Australian speed camera that caught so many drivers, it stopped issuing fines
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24th Feb 2021
3 min read

The Australian speed camera that caught so many drivers, it stopped issuing fines

Here’s further proof speed cameras are more about revenue raising rather than saving lives. A fixed speed camera in Sydney’s CBD has stopped issuing fines – sending warning letters instead – after more than 36,000 drivers were snapped in three months, which was more than seven times the rate of the state’s next busiest speed camera.
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Joshua Dowling
NSW motorists urged to ‘dob in’ drivers breaking the law
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2nd Dec 2020
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NSW motorists urged to ‘dob in’ drivers breaking the law

Motorists in NSW are being urged to ‘dob in a driver’ under a new initiative from NSW Police and Crime Stoppers. The new campaign, dubbed ‘The Four Ds’ (drink, drug, dangerous and distracted driving), is asking motorists to be the eyes and ears of Crime Stoppers and the NSW Police over the holiday period and dob in drivers they believe to be driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs or using their mobile phones while behind the wheel.
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Rob Margeit
New calls for roadside eye testing to combat driver vision impairment
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3rd Jun 2020
6 min read

New calls for roadside eye testing to combat driver vision impairment

Optometrists and road safety experts are divided over calls for roadside eyesight tests – and nationwide vision testing standards – as recent figures show drivers aged 65 and over represent 22 per cent of all Australian road fatalities. Under new proposals from some optometrists, however, any driver could be obliged to undergo random roadside eyesight tests given vision impairment can affect people of all ages.
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Susannah Guthrie
Empty roads in Australia, US and Europe spark increase in speeding drivers
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17th Apr 2020
3 min read

Empty roads in Australia, US and Europe spark increase in speeding drivers

Empty roads in Europe, the USA and Australia have seen a rise in the number of drivers caught travelling at excessively high speeds, according to police and highway patrol units. State police across Australia have reported recording speeds as high as 192km/h as motorists take advantage of reduced traffic amid coronavirus restrictions, while traffic authorities in the US and Europe say average speeds have more than doubled in some areas.
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Susannah Guthrie