Barkly Mayor Jeffrey McLaughlin steps down while facing drug charges

Barkly Mayor Jeffrey McLaughlin steps down while facing drug charges

The mayor of a remote Northern Territory region is stepping down while he faces drug charges laid this week. Jeffrey McLaughlin was arrested and charged in Tennant Creek on Monday He said he would step down to avoid “detracting” from council’s work Deputy Mayor Dianne Stokes will step in until further notice Barkly Mayor Jeffrey … Read more

Mining, transport industries want truckies to stop using right indicators to signal ‘safe to pass’ to drivers

Mining, transport industries want truckies to stop using right indicators to signal ‘safe to pass’ to drivers

It is a common occurrence on Australia’s regional roads: A truck driver, taking advantage of their elevated position, flicks their right indicator to signal to cars behind that it is safe to overtake. Key points: Right indication is commonly used to tell someone to overtake, but the practice is illegal The mining industry and truck drivers say the signal … Read more

As Melbourne’s west grows, poor bus services are forcing residents to rely on cars

As Melbourne’s west grows, poor bus services are forcing residents to rely on cars

There is a bus stop right next to Iqbal Hossain’s home in Hoppers Crossing, in Melbourne’s outer south-west. But he rarely uses it. “Most of the time if anyone needs the bus they have to wait 40 to 50 minutes,” he said. If he does catch the bus four kilometres to the train station, it takes … Read more

Niagara’s Diverging Diamond Interchange so novel, public meeting planned to help people understand how to use it

Niagara’s Diverging Diamond Interchange so novel, public meeting planned to help people understand how to use it

Just how novel is the Diverging Diamond Interchange being constructed at the QEW and Glendale Avenue in Niagara-on-the-Lake? Novel enough that the Ministry of Transportation is holding a public education session on Wednesday on “how to navigate” the diamond. The first interchange of its type in Ontario is set to open to traffic the week … Read more

Report: Tesla's self-driving tech fails to detect kids on road | WION Business News – WION

Report: Tesla's self-driving tech fails to detect kids on road | WION Business News – WION

Report: Tesla’s self-driving tech fails to detect kids on road | WION Business News  WION Tesla ‘full self-driving’ debate escalates with legal threats, banned videos  CNN Tesla demands removal of video of cars hitting child-size mannequins  The Washington Post Tesla threatens to sue critic over ads showing its car hitting kid-sized mannequin  CNBC Tesla Demands Videos of Its Cars … Read more

Why Some People Hate Touch Screens In Cars – CNBC

Why Some People Hate Touch Screens In Cars – CNBC

Why Some People Hate Touch Screens In Cars  CNBC

Three men who allegedly chased and rammed police officer’s car after waiting outside his house face ACT Magistrates Court

Three men who allegedly chased and rammed police officer’s car after waiting outside his house face ACT Magistrates Court

Three men have appeared in the ACT Magistrates Court after they allegedly chased and rammed a police officer’s car when he found them waiting outside his house. Key points: Bradley Booth, David Miller and John Kahn are charged with participating in a criminal gang and using a car as a weapon  The trio are accused of ramming a police … Read more

Obscure reason this Queensland woman was slapped with a $1000 fine and four demerit points

Obscure reason this Queensland woman was slapped with a 00 fine and four demerit points

It might seem like a minor detail – but it’s cost this woman plenty. Hailey Gilliard was shocked when she received a dreaded letter from the Queensland Police Service telling her to cough up $1078. See Hailey explain the infringement in the video player above Watch the latest News on Channel 7 or stream for … Read more

Red Light Runner Launched Into the Air, BARELY Misses Pedestrian | Road Wars | A&E – A&E

Red Light Runner Launched Into the Air, BARELY Misses Pedestrian | Road Wars | A&E – A&E

Red Light Runner Launched Into the Air, BARELY Misses Pedestrian | Road Wars | A&E  A&E

ACT police hiring criminal psychologist to better understand hoon drivers

ACT police hiring criminal psychologist to better understand hoon drivers

ACT police have hired a criminal psychologist to help them tackle the problem of hoon driving in Canberra.  Key points: Chief Police Officer Neil Gaughan says “better solutions”  are needed to prevent hoon drivers Uriarra residents say the behaviour particularly affects their village, and not enough is done to stop it Deputy Commissioner Gaughan say police … Read more