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Western Australia introduces $1000 fines for mobile phone use
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12th Feb 2020
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Western Australia introduces $1000 fines for mobile phone use

Western Australia is joining Queensland in implementing steeper fines and harsher penalties for motorists using their mobile phone while driving. From July 1, 2020, an on-the-spot fine of $1000 and four demerit points will apply to the offence of texting, emailing, using social media, watching videos or accessing the internet while driving. The current penalty for driver phone use in WA is a $400 fine and three demerit points.
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Susannah Guthrie
Australia's 10 most dangerous sections of highway named
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27th Dec 2016
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Australia's 10 most dangerous sections of highway named

The Australian Automotive Association (AAA) has revealed the top 10 worst sections of highway along the National Land Transport Network. AAA's Australian Road Assessment Program (AusRAP) examines the 247 sections of highway across the country that make up the 20,664km National Land Transport Network, and ranks them based on risk determined from the length of road section, traffic volume and casualty crash rates.
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James Wong
WA govt reveals Taxi reform plans for 2016, UberX to be made legal
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18th Dec 2015
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WA govt reveals Taxi reform plans for 2016, UberX to be made legal

The Western Australia government has followed New South Wales today in announcing its intention to introduce sweeping changes to the state’s taxi industry, making UberX and other ride-sharing services legal. But, while the changes announced for NSW are effective as of today, Western Australia’s new regulations and legislation will not be introduced until July 2016.
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Mike Stevens
Ferrari FXX Evoluzione lands in Australia
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16th Mar 2011
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Ferrari FXX Evoluzione lands in Australia

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16th Mar 2011
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Ferrari FXX Evoluzione lands in Australia

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Formula 1 car on the streets of Perth
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26th Nov 2010
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Formula 1 car on the streets of Perth

In the lead up to Sunday's Australian Festival of Speed, a Formula 1 car has been let loose on the main street of the Perth foreshore, Riverside Drive. At lunch-time, police blocked off the intersection of Barrack Street and Riverside Drive, just near the Swan Bell tower, and cleared the road. Daniel Ricciardo, the young gun currently testing with Red Bull Racing, took to the street.
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Perth writes off millions of dollars in cars after storm
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25th Mar 2010
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Perth writes off millions of dollars in cars after storm

Monday saw one of the worst storms to hit Perth in recent history, with flash flooding, hail and wind causing the most damage. Part of the carnage was felt most by drivers behind the wheel when the sudden storm hit, as well as by dealerships who had no option but to watch their cars being destroyed. One of the worst affected areas was Osborne Park, home to the more upper-class vehicles with the Audi Centre Perth, Lexus of Perth and Barbagallo's Prestige being hit the hardest.
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