19.7 C


Newcastle sixth worst LGA in state for drink driving offences

Newcastle is among the state’s list of LGAs with the highest recorded numbers of motorists caught drink driving.

Motorists name and shame Newcastle’s worst roads

Hunter motorists have named and shamed the worst thoroughfares in the region, with the Pacific Highway at Tarro topping the list.

Roads to nowhere: $206m repair logjam across Hunter

Hunter motorists are in for a bumpy time after the NRMA revealed a $206m backlog of funding is needed to maintain local roads in the region.

Avoid a lemon: 2021 Used Car Safety Ratings released

The NRMA has released the 2021 Used Car Safety Ratings, uncovering the top 54 models providing maximum safety for Australian drivers.

NRMA concerned about road rage spike

Have you ever experienced road rage while driving around Newcastle or the Hunter? If the answer is “yes”, it’s unlikely you’re on your own. According to new research conducted by the NRMA, seven out...

Car broken down: Chances are it’s the battery, NRMA says

Battery problems are the leading cause of car breakdowns in the Hunter, new figures show. Of the almost 850,000 callouts attended in the Newcastle and the Hunter by the National Roads and Motorists'...
Newcastle Weekly

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Subscribe to Newcastle Weekly. News, Community, Lifestyle, Property delivered direct to your inbox! 100% Local, 100% Free.

You have Successfully Subscribed!