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Latest news: Driving offences

Infringements starting for mobile device detection camera offences

Motorists caught by mobile device detection cameras illegally using their mobile device while driving will be issued an infringement and demerit points from Tuesday, 20 February, 2024.

New ACT laws target drunk and drugged driving

Chris Steel:“Drink or drug driving is not tolerated on ACT roads, and these dangerous behaviours will be targeted under these new laws.”

Banks man charged with assault and driving offences

A 31-year-old man from Banks has been charged by ACT Policing with assault and driving offences following two separate incidents on the weekend. 

Hackett woman to face court for serious driving offences

A 23-year-old Hackett woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court today, 4 September, charged with a string of serious driving offences.

Canberra dangerous driving offenders face stricter bail rules

Labor MLA Dr Marisa Paterson will introduce a Bill to remove the presumption of bail for three dangerous driving crimes.

Summernats 35 leaves Canberra’s pockets full and roads branded

Summernats 35 was one for the history books, with sold out tickets and having to be called in.

Googong man on bail facing court for multiple driving offences

A 30-year-old man from Googong, NSW, who was subject to bail conditions which included an 8pm curfew and prevented him from driving, will face court today charged in relation to a collision in Garran.  

Don’t drive under the influence this Christmas

ACT Policing is turning its Traffic Focus towards impaired driving for the month of December ahead of the Christmas New Year festive period. 

Tougher penalties for dangerous driving on ACT roads

ACT police can now suspend dangerous drivers' licences and seize their vehicles, and arrest people for trespassing in motor vehicles.

Mobile phone detection cameras coming to Canberra

Mobile phone detection cameras will be installed on the ACT’s roads next year to reduce driver distraction and make the roads safer.

2 men caught speeding at 163km/h in 110 zone at Goulburn

Two men in their 20s were caught driving more than 50km/h over the speed limit on the Hume Highway at Goulburn in separate incidents on Friday. They were just two of more than 3,100 traffic infringements issued by NSW Police during Operation Fume conducted state-wide on 9-10 September.

ACT police catch three dangerous drivers, all repeat offenders

Three dangerous drivers were caught by ACT police yesterday in a six-hour period. All were repeat offenders.

Over 40 drivers caught using mobile phones on Canberra roads in July

ACT Policing has issued infringement notices to more than 40 drivers illegally using their mobile phones on Canberra’s roads during July.

Unlicensed drink driver in uninsured car caught in Aranda

A 31-year-old Griffith man has been charged with high-range drink driving after ACT Policing intercepted a Mitsubishi Lancer on William Hovell Drive, Aranda about 9.29pm last night, Thursday 28 April.

Tougher fines for dangerous driving in the ACT

Dangerous drivers who harm other road users can receive a $900 fine and three demerit points from police, under new legislation.

ACT man to face 12 charges after 2019 crash at Marulan

A 40-year-old Canberra man will appear in Goulburn Local Court on Wednesday charged with 12 offences after a crash at Marulan in 2019.