Funeral killer jailed for 12 years, given lifetime driving ban after car attack on mourners

Funeral killer jailed for 12 years, given lifetime driving ban after car attack on mourners

Updated May 21, 2018 11:29:18 A Cape York man who killed a woman when he drove a car into a house full of mourners at his wife’s funeral in Kowanyama in 2016 has been sentenced to 12 years in prison and banned from driving for life. Garry Paul Hudson, 57, …

Noonamah Rodeo organisers fear ban on camping will lead to drink driving

Noonamah Rodeo organisers fear ban on camping will lead to drink driving

Posted May 16, 2018 17:57:15 Photo: Rodeo organiser Tony Innes fears the camping ban will dissuade patrons from attending. (Supplied: Spokz Photography) A camping ban looks set to be enforced by the NT Government at this year’s Noonamah Rodeo, “dumbfounding” organisers who believe it will elevate the risk of patrons …

Traffic ‘scare campaign’ driving visitors away from Gold Coast, small business group says – Commonwealth Games 2018

Traffic ‘scare campaign’ driving visitors away from Gold Coast, small business group says – Commonwealth Games 2018

Updated April 09, 2018 14:34:28 Photo: Cafe owner Craig Johnston says slow trade has been “really sad and upsetting”. (ABC News: Ashleigh Stevenson) A scare campaign about traffic congestion has left traders out of pocket during the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, the Small Business Association of Australia (SBAA) says. Some …

Blindness no impairment to driving fast on a racetrack for Lilly Skurnik

Blindness no impairment to driving fast on a racetrack for Lilly Skurnik

Posted April 06, 2018 08:00:40 Photo: Lilly Skurnik has been blind since she was 14 years old. (Supplied: Vision Australia) When Lilly Skurnik was asked if she would like the opportunity to go for a drive, she was ecstatic to learn she’d be the one taking control of the wheel. …

Make More Money this Spring Driving Your Car. Drive with Uber

Make More Money this Spring Driving Your Car. Drive with Uber

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P-platers to be banned from driving in the early hours of the morning, ACT Government proposes

P-platers to be banned from driving in the early hours of the morning, ACT Government proposes

Updated April 03, 2018 12:26:14 First-year Canberra P-platers may soon be restricted from driving between midnight and dawn and from having more than one passenger under the age of 24 in the car at any time of the day or night. The sweeping changes to L and P-plate regulations proposed …

Man charged with drink driving after garbage truck theft in Adelaide’s CBD

Man charged with drink driving after garbage truck theft in Adelaide’s CBD

Posted April 03, 2018 09:43:43 A man who allegedly stole a rubbish truck from Adelaide’s CBD while drunk and unlicensed is facing several charges, after police tracked him to a nearby suburb. Police said the truck’s driver had left it parked near the intersection of East Terrace and Grenfell Street …

Man who used ‘affluenza’ defence after fatal drink driving accident walks free from jail

Man who used ‘affluenza’ defence after fatal drink driving accident walks free from jail

Updated April 03, 2018 12:01:51 Video: Ethan Couch leaves jail (ABC News) Ethan Couch was 16 years old when, as a drunk driver, he struck and killed four pedestrians. He dodged prison after a suggestion at trial that his irresponsibility was a result of his entitled upbringing — something dubbed …

Commonwealth Games: The driving force behind para-athlete Kurt Fearnley’s final race in green and gold

Commonwealth Games: The driving force behind para-athlete Kurt Fearnley’s final race in green and gold

By Shaun Giles Posted April 03, 2018 06:37:25 Photo: Kurt Fearnley says the Games will be “the perfect time” for his representative career to end. (Supplied: Australian Paralympic Committee) Just under 43 kilometres. That’s how much longer Australian wheelchair racer Kurt Fearnley has left to push in his illustrious green …