Stop Signs and School Crossings

  Is the stop sign held by the lollipop lady (or man) a Stop Sign, can you lose points off of your license?     Road Rules 2014 Did you know that in NSW there are separate road rules regarding school crossings?  There are different designated stop signs (which is why...

Licence Suspension

Did you know that if you don't vote at a local election and then don't pay your fine your driving licence can be suspended?  This can happen even if you don't pay the fine because you didn't receive the notice.  It can also happen because it takes so long for the...

June Long Weekend

When do double demerit points apply? The June long weekend double demerit point period is Midnight Thursday 8 June to midnight Monday 12 June (or Friday 9 to Monday 12 June inclusive). There is also a school day on Friday 9 June 2017 so be particularly careful on that...

Road Toll

We frequently hear news reports that the “death toll” on our roads is increasing. Obviously the loss of even one life is one life too many. However if you take into account the increasing number of cars/drivers on the road and the increasing number of total kilometres...

Easter and Australia Day double demerit points

When do double demerit points apply? The Easter double demerit point period is Midnight Wednesday 12 April 2017 to midnight Monday 17 April 2017 (or Thursday 13 to Monday 17 April inclusive). The Anzac Day double demerit point period is Midnight Thursday 20 April to...

What is a school day?

Beware of double demerit school days As happened during the Australia Day long weekend, there is a school day in the upcoming double demerit points period for Anzac Day in 2017.  This means that if you are a P plater speeding in a school zone, say travelling at 50...