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Latest news: Driving

Road Safety Week 2024: Drive so other Canberrans survive

National Road Safety Week (5 to 12 May) provides an opportunity for people to recommit to being safe drivers, minister Chris Steel says.

‘No easy answer’ to dangerous driving in the ACT

Determined to make the ACT’s roads safe, ACT Attorney-General Shane Rattenbury convened a roundtable on dangerous driving.

Liberals want ACT Government to stop ‘anti-car’ agenda

Mark Parton MLA believes that the ACT government is pursuing an anti-car, anti-family agenda that will impact families and poorer Canberrans.

Canberra’s own rally driver shares tips for staying safe on the road

Canberra's own National Rally Champion Lewis Bates shares his top tips to stay safe behind the wheel.

New COTA handbook helps older Canberrans drive safely

The Older Drivers Handbook will help seniors drive safely, maintain their independence, and, eventually, prepare to stop driving.

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.

Drive safely on the Kings Highway this summer

Motorists on the Kings Highway between Canberra and the coast are urged to drive responsibly these summer holidays.

Aussie drivers overconfident in the wet

Australian motorists have an inflated sense of their wet weather driving abilities, a survey shows, with Queenslanders the worst offenders.

‘Reconsider your trip’: Inexperienced drivers urged to avoid mountain roads

ACT Policing is urging drivers to drive to conditions to prevent road accidents in the mountains of the ACT and NSW.

Licence discounts for ACT P-platers who drive safely

ACT P-platers who drive safely will be offered a discount on the P2 stage of their driver's licence, in a bid to improve road safety for newer drivers.

Witnesses sought to dangerous driving in Gungahlin

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to dangerous driving incidents that occurred in Gungahlin last night between 8.20pm and 8.45pm.

Rego to be cancelled for ACT vehicles with deadly airbags

The owners of 354 ACT vehicles who have not replaced dangerous Takata airbags will have their car registration cancelled or suspended from next month.

Police target speeding in school zones this month

ACT Policing will be targeting speeding throughout the month of February, especially within Canberra’s 40km/h school zones. Canberra students are returning to school this week, and both ACT Policing and the ACT Government...

Caught red handed: Police film drivers using phones

To deter motorists from using their phones while driving, ACT Policing has released footage captured by Road Policing officer helmet cameras of drivers doing just that.

Poor driving on ACT roads keeps police busy

ACT Policing has been kept busy on Canberra’s roads in the past few days, due to a large number of collisions and multiple instances of poor driver behaviour. In less than one hour...

Man detected drug driving while disqualified to face court on multiple charges

A 31-year-old Conder man will appear in the ACT Magistrates Court this morning, Monday 4 May, charged with refusing to undergo a screening test, refusing to provide an oral fluid sample and driving while disqualified.