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

Negligent Driving Occasioning Death Offences & Defences in NSW

Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   A five-year-old girl has died while her mother is in a critical condition in hospital after being struck by a vehicle while walking in Sydney’s west. According to reports from NSW Police, around 7:20pm on Wednesday 17 March 2021, the young girl and her mother were walking on a ...continue reading

Speed Camera Warning Signs Removed in NSW

Poppy Morandin and Jimmy Singh.   Speeding fines have soared, following the NSW Government’s decision to remove warning signs for speed cameras. Following the controversial move to remove signs, strip back vehicle markings and increase time of monitoring on the roads, monthly fines have skyrocketed. Data shows that whereas 32,637 speeding camera fines were issued ...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

Woman Driving Luxury BMW Charged After High-Range Drink-Driving Incident That Left 4-Year-Old Toddler with Bloody Nose

Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   A woman driving a luxury BMW in Sydney’s inner west with a four-year-old toddler in the back seat has been charged with high-range drink-driving. According to reports from NSW Police, the 45-year-old woman was spotted in Campsie around 11:30pm on Monday 15 February 2021 after they noticed collision damage ...continue reading

New Combined Drink & Drug Driving Laws Proposed in NSW: ‘Four Angels’ Law may bring tougher penalties for combined drink and drug driving

Poppy Morandin.   A new law tabled in NSW Parliament introduces harsher penalties for combined drink and drug driving offences. The ‘Four Angels’ law is named in honour of four children, siblings Antony, Angelina, Sienna Abdallah and their cousin Veronique Sakr who were tragically killed by a driver who was three times the legal alcohol ...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

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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