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Drink driving accounts for 1 in 4 Queensland road deaths
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28th Aug 2019
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Drink driving accounts for 1 in 4 Queensland road deaths

The road toll around Australia is up significantly in 2019. A whopping 635 people died on our roads to the end of June, up 13.8 per cent on the same point in 2018. Along with distraction, one of the biggest contributors to our road toll is drunk driving. According to the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) research, a quarter of road deaths in Queensland involved motorists with a blood alcohol content (BAC) above the legal limit of 0.05.
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Scott Collie
Vic Police launching 'Slow Down, Move Over' crackdown
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7th May 2019
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Vic Police launching 'Slow Down, Move Over' crackdown

If you see an emergency vehicle on the roadside with its lights on flash, slow to 40km/h or risk a hefty fine. That's the message from Victoria Police, which this week is launching a crackdown on its controversial 'Slow Down, Move Over' laws. Fines for failing to comply start at $272 in Victoria, with no demerit points. The law was introduced in July 2017 for Victorians, before similar rules were minted in September 2018 for NSW drivers.
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Scott Collie
Kia Stinger joins NT Police fleet
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9th Apr 2019
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Kia Stinger joins NT Police fleet

Northern Territory Police have appointed the Kia Stinger to its fleet, becoming the third police jurisdiction in the country to do so. A total of seven V6 Stingers will be added to the Road Policing Command, replacing the current Commodore SS patrol cars.
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James Wong
Kia Stinger joins Western Australia Police force
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21st Sep 2018
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Kia Stinger joins Western Australia Police force

Western Australia has joined Queensland in adding the Kia Stinger to its police fleet. A fleet of 50 300S liftbacks will be hitting West Australian streets over the next 12 months, filling the gap left by the Holden Commodore SS and Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo. The Queensland Police Force stumped for the Stinger 330S as well, foregoing the Si's bigger infotainment screen, bigger wheels and leather seats in favour of the S's identical performance and lower entry price.
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Holden Commodore joins SA Police fleet
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11th Jul 2018
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Holden Commodore joins SA Police fleet

The Holden Commodore has been recruited by the South Australia Police, with "more than 100" set to join the state's enforcement fleet over the next two years. Holden has been supplying the SA Police with vehicles since 1948, with this latest agreement marking 70 years of service by the Lion brand. In terms of variant, the vehicles supplied to the South Australian authorities will be based on the Commodore RS trim level, fitted with the 3.6-litre naturally-aspirated V6 and all-wheel drive.
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