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NSW Govt announces changes to Graduated Licensing Scheme, adopts Victorian model
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17th Sep 2017
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NSW Govt announces changes to Graduated Licensing Scheme, adopts Victorian model

Transport for New South Wales (NSW) has announced "major improvements" to its Graduated Licensing Scheme, with the changes largely aligning with the process used in Victoria. Coming into effect from 20 November 2017, the revised scheme comes with three main changes. Firstly, learner drivers will now be required to complete the Hazard Perception Test before undertaking the practical driving test.
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James Wong
Victoria to lift V8, turbo ban for P-platers
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17th Jun 2014
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Victoria to lift V8, turbo ban for P-platers

Victorian P-platers will be allowed behind the wheel of some V8s and turbocharged and supercharged vehicles when restrictions are lifted on July 1. Transport Minister Terry Mulder told News Limited the laws relating to probationary drivers and high-performance vehicles would be changed, switching from a near blanket ban on vehicles powered by eight-cylinder and forced-induction engines to a system based on power-to-weight ratios.
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