MPs’ vehicle fines revealed, as safety advocates call for politicians with traffic offences to fess up

MPs’ vehicle fines revealed, as safety advocates call for politicians with traffic offences to fess up

Updated May 04, 2018 12:56:20 Australia’s parliamentarians must disclose their speeding and other serious traffic offences, according to road safety advocates including a current Coalition MP. Key points: Exclusive investigation reveals the MPs who have accrued the most vehicle infringements Road safety advocates are now demanding MPs reveal their driving …

Man who sent ex-girlfriend’s car into oncoming traffic sentenced to five years in prison

Man who sent ex-girlfriend’s car into oncoming traffic sentenced to five years in prison

Updated May 04, 2018 16:38:52 A man who strangled, spat on and burnt his ex-girlfriend before forcing her car into oncoming traffic causing a head-on crash, has been sentenced to five years in prison. Douglas Heath Deacon was charged with a string of domestic violence offences after the crash in …

Adelaide traffic congestion targeted in federal-state deal including six-lane motorway

Adelaide traffic congestion targeted in federal-state deal including six-lane motorway

Updated May 01, 2018 13:43:46 Photo: The funding is intended to ease congestion for northern suburbs commuters. (ABC News: Malcolm Sutton) Related Story: SA parties aim election promises at Adelaide commuters Adelaide motorists will be able to travel non-stop between Gawler and the River Torrens after the South Australian and …

drivers wait up to 90 minutes in roadworks traffic at end of school holidays

drivers wait up to 90 minutes in roadworks traffic at end of school holidays

FOOTBALL fans on their way back to Melbourne from Geelong have been caught up in traffic delays due to road works. The planned road works have closed two of three lanes along the Princes Fwy leaving traffic at a standstill. Works along the M80 Ring Rd, Tullamarine Fwy and Monash …

Europe air traffic control agency warns airlines about possible air strikes into Syria

Europe air traffic control agency warns airlines about possible air strikes into Syria

Updated April 11, 2018 11:24:04 Air traffic control agency Eurocontrol has warned airlines to exercise caution in the eastern Mediterranean due to the possible launch of air strikes into Syria in next 72 hours. Eurocontrol said that air-to-ground and/or cruise missiles could be used within that period and there was …

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 …

Melbourne Grand Prix traffic controller describes ‘phenomenal speed’ of first time in F1 car

Melbourne Grand Prix traffic controller describes ‘phenomenal speed’ of first time in F1 car

Updated March 26, 2018 19:58:43 Photo: Ms Britten burst into tears when she was offered the ride. (Supplied: Lynda Britten) Related Story: Lewis Hamilton sets lap record to grab pole in Australian F1 Grand Prix Related Story: Vettel beats Hamilton to win Australian F1 Grand Prix Melbourne woman Lynda Britten …

Great Barrier Reef cruise ship ‘close call’ coupled with expected 250pc rise in traffic sparks concerns

Great Barrier Reef cruise ship ‘close call’ coupled with expected 250pc rise in traffic sparks concerns

Updated March 21, 2018 10:57:25 Projections of a 250 per cent increase in shipping on the Great Barrier Reef over the next 20 years, coupled with a recent navigational infringement by a cruise ship, has prompted calls for a review of the marine park’s maritime management. On March 8, the …