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The RAC calls for speeding fines to be doubled during holiday periods According to an independent review, DOUBLE-DEMERIT penalties in Western Australia have NOT cut road deaths. In fact the figures show fatal car crashes have jumped almost 50 per cent on holidays and long weekends since double-demerit points came into force in 2002. The [...]

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INDEPENDENT MP Bob Such is thousands of dollars out of pocket after losing a court battle against a speeding fine. The long-serving MP and former Liberal Cabinet minister had challenged the accuracy of hand held laser guns in the Adelaide Magistrates Court after police detected him travelling at 69km/h in a 50km/h zone at Aberfoyle [...]

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Neil Mitchell Okay – Eastlink.  Now there might be a way of getting to the bottom of this because we keep getting these calls of about Eastlink specifically Wellington Road.  The drivers – well, some have got cruise control, some are quite sure, some are speed limits.  The others have got – well, one had [...]

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A motorcyclist from Queensland won his day in court, beating an alleged speeding ticket of 92km/h in a 60km/h zone. What was interesting about his case, was that when he questioned the police officer whom wrote him the ticket on the day, it was discovered that the NINE people before [him] and FOUR people after [...]

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New Zealand refunds speed camera tickets issued to trucks after speed readings prove to be bogus (source: Dominion Post – New Zealand) New Zealand truckBrand new, digital speed cameras in New Zealand falsely accused truck drivers of speeding since January. Police officials announced last week that 133 tickets where refunded after at least ten recipients [...]

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