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What are the child car seat regulations In Australia.

Heres a quick overview of car seat regulations in Australia. However, you should make your enquiries to confirm current laws as they may differ in each Australian state or territory and amended since the writing of this article. Even without knowing the annual auto fatality statistics for Australian children, few would debate the importance of car seat use or child car seat laws that govern …

Quick Guide To Understanding Red Light Cameras.

Many people do not think much about red light and speed cameras until they have been caught by one for an offence. Daily, speed cameras catch about 0.5% of passing motorists, meaning that almost everyone is normally within the speeding limits. However, it is red light cameras that bring about the most questions. With such a thin barrier between being fined or in the clear, …

Australian Cops ‘Beef Up’ Their Cop Cars With New Models.

Traditionally in the past Australian police have used the popular models of Holden Commodore and Ford Falcon as pursuit vehicles.  These two iconic brands have been battling dwindling sales and  winding down of the locally produced car industry generally. So where too for new police car models to replace the existing fleets of Commodores and Falcons?  Enter … A new and more powerful fleet of …

What is Mid-Range PCA and Low-Range PCA? NSW.

What is Mid-Range PCA and Low-Range PCA?  You’ve done it.  Chances are most of your friends have done it.  You meet up to throw down a few cold beers.  You stay a little longer than you intend to as your favourite mates make an appearance, and pretty soon, you have a good buzz.  No problem right?  Unless you plan on driving home from the pub …

ASIC Points Finger At Car Dealers Selling Overpriced Life Insurance.

The fallout continues after car dealers selling life insurance were attacked in a recent report from the ASIC.  The report found a number of glaring issues with vehicle dealers selling life insurance to customers.  After finding widespread abuse, a crackdown against deceitful practices was announced, and details are still emerging on an insurance sales scam that has been allowed to go on too long. To …

Are You The Victim Of Odometer Tampering?

Odometer wind backs have hit the news recently with cases popping up all over Australia. Over 100 cars in Sydney alone were found to have had their odometers tampered with in order to artificially raise the sale price. Even with talk of a new national inspectorate body, buyers of used cars around Australia are right to be concerned with whether or not they have been …

Drink Driving Lawyers In Sydney And When You Need One.

A drink driving charge is a serious matter. If you’re facing a court appearance then the pressure is already building, and it makes getting clear and responsible advice even more important. Luckily, there’s a large pool of drink driving lawyers in Sydney that can help guide you through the process and ensure a fair outcome. There are a few things you need to know in …

Choosing The Right Car Accident Lawyers In Brisbane.

If you’ve been the victim of a motor vehicle accident, you should immediately seek out advice from a firm experienced in the area of motor vehicle accident law.  There are many law firms in Brisbane but you have to focus on the firms that have undertaken many cases in car accident law for their clients. Law firms with experience in personal injury claims can help …

Importing A New Japanese Vehicle Just Got A Whole Lot Easier.

New import rules on vehicles into Australia from overseas (namely Japan and UK) will come into effect from 2018 onward. What a “big win” for local Australian consumers who are looking to getting a vehicle from overseas for personal usage. Let me explain further. The Australian Federal Government recently announced that import restrictions on the importation of personal use vehicles will be lifted. The legislative changes …
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