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Tag: road safety

ACT’s drink and drug driving rates hold steady throughout pandemic

Earlier this month fourteen impaired drivers were caught in one night, despite year-on-year drink and drug driving charges remaining steady.

Liberals promise more school buses and road safety measures

The Canberra Liberals will spend $12.5 million on school road safety and re-establish dedicated school buses if they win October’s election.

Learner motorcyclist caught doing 141km/h in 80 zone

A 24-year-old Kambah man has been fined after he was detected riding a motorcycle at more than 40km/h over the speed limit in a bicycle lane.

Driver speeding 90km/h over returns positive drug test

A 22-year-old Jerrabomberra man has been arrested after doing 90km/h over the speed limit and returning a positive roadside drug test.

New training courses for learners as drivers urged to share the road

ACT learner drivers will have access to two new training courses that will focus on sharing the road with vulnerable users and reducing unsafe driving behaviours. The...

Queanbeyan Police bring recruit in off the road

Eight-month-old bare nosed wombat, Ted, has been spending time at the Queanbeyan Police Station after his mother was struck and killed by a car in late June.

Speeding driver ‘too tired’ to watch speed on snow trip

Two drivers have been caught high-range speeding along the Majura Parkway, one of whom claimed they were 'too tired' to notice their speed on a ski trip from Sydney to the NSW snowfields.

Police target speeding after spike in infringements

ACT Policing are focusing their attention on speeding this July, after data has shown a dramatic increase in Traffic Infringement Notices for speeding issued so far in 2020.

Mobile speed cameras trump point-to-point on Majura Parkway

Mobile speed cameras, fixed cameras and point-to-point speed cameras have all been deployed across the ACT to improve road safety in the Territory.

Signs put a smile on your speed dial

It seems Canberra motorists are keen to see ‘smiley face’ road signs put on a happy face with an evaluation of the smiley face road sign trial reporting success in...

232 drivers caught speeding over Anzac Day long weekend

A speed enforcement operation over the Anzac Day long weekend, 24-27 April, has seen more than 230 drivers on ACT roads issued infringement notices.

ACT Policing to crack down on speeding over Anzac Day long weekend

Over the Anzac Day long weekend, ACT Policing will be conducting a zero tolerance, high visibility speeding blitz across the Territory.