Hooning Laws in Queensland

Hooning Laws

Hooning Laws QLD Hooning is not just dangerous driving, it is something that causes a disturbance to individuals that reside in the neighbourhood. Queensland has some of the toughest anti-hooning laws in Australia, making it easier for the police to permanently confiscate vehicles caught being reckless. What is hooning? Hooning is a term used to … Read more

Demerit Points – Queensland

Demerit points

Demerit Points    The demerits points scheme is a national standard applied across all States and Territories in Australia. Contrary to what many people believe, rather than “losing points” for driving offences, drivers actually start with zero points and accumulate points (up to a certain threshold) over a period of time.   How do demerit … Read more

Drug Driving Laws in Queensland

Drug Driving Crash

Drug Driving Laws Drugs and driving are certainly not a good mix. As well as being illegal, drugs affect your ability to operate a motor vehicle. There is a zero tolerance for driving under the influence of a drug, and in Queensland, penalties will apply. Drug Driving Offences in Queensland Taking drugs, or being under … Read more

Dangerous Driving in Queensland

Careless Driving

Dangerous driving of a motor vehicle is an offence that captures those hooning, to those displaying reckless and deliberately careless behaviour. In some cases, these actions can even result in death or grievous bodily harm. In Queensland, the offence is serious, and depending on the type of conviction, the penalties can range from fines to … Read more

Commonly Broken Traffic Laws and Road Rules

Driver using phone in traffic

How good of a driver are you really – are you really familiar with all of the traffic laws and road rules? The Queensland Police Service have revealed that a driver refresher test shows that many of us either do not know the rules, or simply are not following them correctly. Here are some of … Read more

DUI and Drink Driving Offences

Drink driving charges are considered serious charges and may implicate you in different ways based on the nature of the offence. If you have been charged with drink driving, one of the following conditions may apply to you: Drink driving: Section 79(1)- No prior charge Section 79 of the Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act … Read more