Motor Vehicle Accidents & Injury Claims

Motor Vehicle Accidents – What is negligence? Negligence is doing or not doing something that a reasonable person would or would not do and which causes another person damage, injury or loss. In South Australia the Civil Liability Act 1936 (SA) is the relevant legislation. How is negligence determined? Whether

18/11/2021 Traffic Law

Traffic Offences and Driving Safely

Talking Law with Eugenia – Saturday, 25 September 2021 on Lofty Radio 88.9 FM ROAD SAFETY IS EVERYBODY’S BUSINESS: AVOID TRAFFIC OFFENCES AND GET HOME SAFE Driving involves risk and safe drivers aim to reduce and manage their risk by making good decisions and taking responsibility for their behaviour when driving.

Impounding vehicles: New procedures from 1 July 2021

Your vehicle can be impounded or clamped if you have been charged, arrested or reported for an offence including: dangerous driving – Road Traffic Act 1961 (SA) s46 drink and drug driving – Road Traffic Act 1961 (SA) driving an unregistered vehicle – Motor Vehicles Act 1959 (SA) driving an

Young people and the law

Focus of Sentencing: Young Offenders Act 1993 (SA) s 3(2a) Under s 3(2a) of the Young Offenders Act 1993 (SA) the focus in sentencing a young offender is on the deterrent effect on the youth personally, not general deterrence, as is the case in the adult jurisdiction. In considering the

06/06/2021 Criminal Law