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Tag: Road safety

ACT road use ‘good and bad’ over Easter long weekend

Detecting 41 unregistered vehicles, 167 speeders, four drink drivers, marked a “standard” Easter long weekend on the roads for ACT Policing.

ACT drivers reminded of basic road safety over Easter

ACT drivers getting ready to travel this long weekend are being urged to take advantage of complete vehicle maintenance solutions to have peace of mind while on the road. According to the Australian...

28-year-old man charged in relation to Monaro Highway collision

A 28-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter and other offences relating to a two car collision on the Monaro Highway last month.

Double demerits apply over Easter long weekend

A joint ACT Policing and the NSW Police Force operation will target road safety on the Kings Highway this Easter long weekend, 1-5 April.

NSW driver caught speeding at 196km/h in 80 zone

A 22-year-old New South Wales driver has been fined almost $2,000 and lost six demerit points after being caught driving at 196km/h on the Barton Highway.

Motorcyclist deaths overrepresented on ACT roads

ACT Policing announced it will spend the month working to draw attention to vulnerable road users today, 2 March, one day after a motorcyclist died near the ACT border.

Motorcyclist dies at scene of fatal Monaro Highway accident

A motorcyclist died this morning in a fatal multi-vehicle accident on the Monaro Highway north of Michelago that has diverted traffic.

Date in court for two drink drivers caught after date

A boozy Friday night date has ended in a follow-up court date for two people who were both detected driving the same vehicle while over the legal alcohol limit in Gungahlin late on Friday night.

$6 million in road safety funding to flow across Canberra

Funding from the Australian and ACT Governments means $6 million worth of new road safety upgrades and improvements will soon be delivered across Canberra. According to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure,...

New cameras will target mobile phone use in cars

Mobile device detection cameras will be introduced in the second half of 2021 to target driver distraction and improve road safety.

ACT mobile speed cameras issue $9.5 million in fines in 2020

Over 2020 the ACT’s mobile speed cameras recorded 26,666 infringements across Canberra that brought in just under $9.5 million.

Canberra’s most accident-prone zones for cyclists

About 40% of bicycle accidents in ACT cause an injury, and two intersections tie in top place as the most frequently reported accident sites.
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