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DEMERIT POINTS

      Demerit points can stack up quickly these days with fixed cameras on every intersection, cutting edge detection equipment and more and more traffic laws passing parliament. Did you know that if you incur 12 or more demerit points in three years you will lose your licence for at least 3 months? If… Read more »

New Road Safety Laws

The education phase for the new bike safety laws comes to an end today 28th January 2016.  Violation of the rules can result in an on-the-spot fine of $287, plus a $60 victims of crime levy and two demerit points. The new laws include a minimum distance for passing motorists of 1m where speed limit is 60km/h… Read more »

What Are the Rules for a Motorised Bicycle?

Bicycle, motorised bicycle, power assisted bicycle, Pedelec, Motor Bike? Rules in South Australia require drivers to have a licence for bikes with more than 200 watts of power.  When purchasing a motorised bicycle it is critical to understand the engine capacity.  It is easy to be breaking the rules unknowingly and you could be fined for… Read more »

New Traffic Laws for Motorists and Cyclists

Motorists will will be required to leave at least a 1m gap when overtaking cyclists in a 60km or under area and 1.5m on the open road under new traffic laws from 25 of October 2015. In addition the fine for riding on footpaths will be gone for cyclists of all ages. Further information was published… Read more »

Infringement Notice: A Lawyer May Make the Difference

Adelaide woman sells car for $700, slapped with a $786 Infringement Notice for speeding 11 hours later. The ABC Adelaide published an article by Brett Williamson on Tuesday 29 September 2015 in relation to unfortunate circumstances for a woman who sold her car but was later confronted with speeding fines worth more than what she… Read more »

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