Can Police Require You to Disclose a Drivers’ Identity?

Poppy Morandin. A 46-year-old Sydney man has been charged after refusing to disclose who was behind the wheel of a Ferrari doing burnouts at a busy intersection in Sydney’s CBD. Officers from Traffic and Highway Patrol Command’s Strike Force Puma commenced an investigation into the incident after receiving footage. The footage shows a line of ...continue reading

Intimidatory Use of Vehicles and Vessels Penalties and the Law in NSW

Sahar Adatia.   A man has been charged after he allegedly drove his vehicle at a security guard while attending a COVID-19 testing clinic in Sydney’s south. According to reports from NSW Police, around 10:30am on Sunday 15 August 2021, a 61-year-old man visited Sutherland’s drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic, situated on Forest Road. The man ...continue reading

Burnout Offences & Defences in NSW

Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   It was the Sydney wedding celebration that gave us terrifying flashbacks of Salim Mehajer’s extravagant nuptials, and for some of its guests, came with a more expensive gift than perhaps first thought out. On the morning of Friday 2nd April 2021, a wedding celebration in Auburn grew so out ...continue reading

High Range Drink Driving Offences in NSW

Image credit: Thanh Tu Tran Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   If you’re going to break the law – and of course we strongly recommend you don’t – then you probably want to steer clear of the police whilst doing so. Indeed, this was not how things played out for one driver in Northwich, England, ...continue reading

What Can Happen if you Do a Burnout While Drink-Driving in a Carpark Above a Police Station?

Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   A 42-year-old man who was allegedly drink-driving, has for reasons beyond human comprehension, decided to perform burnouts in a carpark above a police station in Adelaide’s CBD, and as one would expect, will now be facing court over the matter. Reports from South Australia Police reveal that at about ...continue reading

Defaced, Obscured or Illegible Number Plates in NSW Penalties: Adelaide Man Busted Over Hand-Painted Number Plate “Not Stolen OK”

Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   *cue facepalm* A man in Adelaide, perhaps extremely bored, has decided to hand-paint over his vehicle’s number plates with characters that read the words “Not Stolen OK” – and now, indeed being only a matter of time, has officially been caught and summonsed to appear in court over the ...continue reading

A Guide on the Law on Hoon Driving & Burnouts in NSW

Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   A man accused of doing burnouts on Australia Day in a residential street in Sydney’s north western suburb of Glenorie has paid the price for his hoon antics with his car now confiscated for three months and a court attendance notice issued in its place. Around 4pm on 26 ...continue reading

Complete Guide on the Laws on Disabled Parking Spots in NSW

Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   “I don’t have legs!” This was the response double amputee and American Paralympian, Jessica Long, was forced to exclaim to a complete stranger who reacted in disgust as she parked her vehicle in a disabled spot. On 23 January 2021, Ms Long, 28, was simply taking a trip to ...continue reading

Woman with High-range BAC Crashes Car into Stationary Police Car in NSW

Credit image: Maria Collado It is reported that at about 5:15pm on Wednesday last week, a 42-year-old Port Macquarie woman has driven a Ford Focus vehicle into a breakdown lane on the Pacific Hwy at Belmore before she collided the car right into the rear of a stationary police car. The driver of the stationary ...continue reading

Nine Network News Director Sentenced for High-range Drink Driving

  It is reported that in October last year, the news director of the Nine Network, Darren Wick drove a motor vehicle with a high-range BAC reading in Willoughby. This accounts for the Nine Network news director’s second drink driving offence. The court heard that the 58-year-old has a mid-range drink driving offence in 2010, ...continue reading

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