Legal Archive

Driver Booked 9 Days After A “Smoke” In NSW.

This article is about recent cases before New South Wales courts for drug driving.   Our site presents varied matters and issues relating to the motoring public including legal news, compliance with road regulations, changing road rules and regulations and quirky events that may be involving driver related stories. Indeed, recent testing practices have been called into account by the media as you will read below. …

Ace Car Parking And Car Parks Issuing Private Car Park “Fines” In Melbourne.

Some readers have mentioned their frustration in getting a “fine” or notice of breach of contract after parking their vehicles at various parking venues in Melbourne. These parking areas are run by private operators, for example, ACE car parking services which manage parking areas.  In the example was given, i.e., ACE car parking, the breach of contract notices which are an electronic ticket that looks …

Caught DUI? Drink Driving Lawyers In Melbourne & Penalties For DUI.

Drink driving is a serious offence in Victoria and the government has been getting tougher and tougher on drink drivers. This an article about drink driving and where you can get help and a description of the process. This article does not intend to give legal advice and you should consult a lawyer if you were charged with drink driving related offence by Victorian police. …

The Low Down On Car Windows. Tinting Laws In Australia & Mobile Windscreen Repairers.

Car windscreens are an essential piece of the vehicle, and windscreen glass is designed to protect a car’s passengers from the outside elements.  This article is about car windscreen tinting as well as car windscreen replacement which was featured in a television investigative report some time ago which exposed potential windscreen repair dangers.  The television piece highlighted the importance of getting mobile windscreen repairs and …

Unregistered Vehicle Transfers In Victoria.

I’ve traded a lot of unregistered cars to both offload and fix up in Victoria and Queensland.  This week’s article is focused on buying and selling unregistered cars in Victoria.  I’ve had some straight forward experiences with selling cars “as is, where is”, unregistered but I do recall on one occasion the buyers thought they were buying rolls Royce for a paupers price so to speak and …

You Need A Dash Cam. Here’s Why And 6 Buying Tips Where To Get One.

What is the best dash cam to buy Maybe you have seen online the many videos coming out now of in-car video recording systems in vehicles recording some incredible footage, plane crashes, meteorites, accidents on freeways, etc. I have even travelled on bus services and seen a dash cam setup. This week’s article prompted me to write about dash cams and come up with some …

Unregistered Vehicle Transfers In Victoria And Queensland.

This weeks post is about the transfer of unregistered vehicles – yes, you can buy and sell unregistered cars in both Queensland and Victoria but there are specific requirements whether it be VicRoads (Victoria) or Queensland Transport that you have to meet.  This week, we will only cover Queensland and Victoria in respect of unregistered vehicle transfers but will at a later date expand the …

Short Guide To Bicycle Racks For Cars.

This weeks article looks at various bicycle rack designs as well as bike rack laws around the country. Each state has its own roads authority and state legislation in respect of bike rack laws. Essentially all legal requirements in respect of the carriage of bicycles on your car focus on the number plate of the vehicle being clearly visible from a set distance. This is …
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