Licence Disqualification v Licence Suspension

The law concerning drivers licensing is complex and often confusing. It is a common area for misunderstanding of the consequences of a driver licence suspension verses a driver licence disqualification. In short, a suspension is typically imposed by Queensland Transport for reasons such as unpaid fines or the accumulation of demerit points. You should receive…

Changes to traffic legislation

Artwork courtesy of Gold Coast Bulletin On the 7th of April, new laws will come into effect requiring drivers of motor vehicles on Qld roads to keep a minimum safe distance from bicycle riders at all times. The laws make it illegal to come within 1 metre of a person riding a bicycle on any…

Recent changes to impounding of vehicles

DID YOU KNOW? – Impoundment Legislation In November 2013, Queensland Parliament amended the law that permits Police to seize and impound vehicles alleged to have been used to commit certain traffic offences. There is now much greater scope for your vehicle to be impounded if you are alleged to have committed a traffic offence –…