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Tag: Speeding

School zone speeding fines in lockdown ‘a government cash grab’, say drivers

Motorists in lockdown say speeding fines issued for driving in excess of 40km/hr in a school zone, when schools are closed, are a government cash grab. After being hit with a $205 fine...

Be ‘patient’ on NSW roads over long weekend

Police are encouraging Hunter motorists to “be patient” over the long weekend, with roads across the state expected to be busy with travellers. Officers will be stationed across NSW for Operation Queen’s Birthday...

Look out for each other on the roads: Police

Police are calling on Hunter motorists to look out for each other this Australia Day, especially after a series of fatal crashes already in 2021. Officers from Traffic and Highway Patrol Command, with...

Motorists speeding into 2021… unfortunately

Despite NSW recording its lowest road toll in almost 100 years, police were still disappointed in the number of motorists caught speeding during the 2020-21 Christmas and New Year period. Their state-wide operation...

Teen clocks 168km/h during police pursuit on Hunter Expressway

Christmas will be a very expensive time for one Hunter teenager who failed to obey the law. On Thursday 24 December, officers attached to Newcastle City Police District’s Highway Patrol were performing speed...

Police enforce double demerit points from midnight

NSW Police is encouraging Hunter motorists to travel through the holiday season with safety at top of mind, towards a better 2021. The state-wide Christmas and New Year road safety operation starts at...

Disqualified driver caught speeding at Black Hill

A disqualified driver will face court today after she was allegedly detected travelling nearly twice the speed limit in the Hunter region on the weekend. About 11.30am on Sunday, November 22, officers from...