Category - Driving Offences
Are speed cameras always accurate?
The correct answer is… it depends on who you ask.
If you ask South Australia Police (SAPOL), they will say their devices are always accurate, and the speed detected can always be relied upon.
If you were to ask a criminal lawyer, you would get a different answer.
SAPOL has legislation in...
Beer and car key. Don’t drive. Free public domain CC0 photo.
If you’re asked by a police officer to submit to an alcotest or breath analysis or both, the law in South Australia expects you to obey with such a direction. The purpose of this blog is to explore the legal grounds for such a request and the obligations...
Cyclist deaths have risen by nearly 50 per cent since the introduction of road laws aimed at increasing their safety. Morry Bailes questions what’s gone wrong.
It is not just greater publicity that has contributed to the seeming rise in cycling deaths, it’s real. The statistics make for grim reading.
The consequences of being caught driving under the influence can be serious, threatening your reputation, relationships and ability to earn.
Getting caught on the wrong side of the law can be a very different, harsher experience as an adult compared to a minor.
The Courts and Police regard driving suspended or disqualified as extremely serious, writes criminal lawyer Luke Officer.
TGB Criminal Lawyer Lucy Wood outlines the options available to you should you receive a speeding fine and are unsure if you are able to challenge it.
TGB's criminal law team write about the legal options available to people facing a drivers licence disqualification in South Australia.
In addition to heavy fines, most traffic offences in South Australia incur demerit points against the offending driver.