Megan Levy Google+

Megan Levy

Megan Levy is a breaking news reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald, after previous stints at The Age in Melbourne and London's The Daily Telegraph. Email or tweet Megan with your news tips.

Traffic backed up 12km after trucks crash on Hume Motorway

Traffic

Megan Levy Traffic on the Hume Motorway was banked up for 12 kilometres during Wednesday morning's peak following a crash involving two trucks at Mount Annan.

Buses the big killers of pedestrians in Sydney's CBD: road safety manager

Trapped

Jacob Saulwick, Megan Levy Almost half of all pedestrians killed in road collisions in Sydney's central business district in the past decade died after being struck by buses.

Major M1 traffic delays after two trucks collide

Ambulance

Megan Levy A truck driver has been flown to hospital following a truck crash on the Pacific Motorway at Calga that is creating major traffic problems for city-bound motorists.

Fatal M4 collision causes 12km traffic queues

traffic

Megan Levy A pedestrian has been killed in a collision with a truck in Sydney's west, forcing the closure of two lanes of the M4 on Friday morning.

Teenage girl arrested for 170km/h joyride

police, speeding

Megan Levy A teenage girl who was clocked speeding along the Hume Highway at 170km/h with three friends hanging out of the vehicle's windows is lucky to be facing court instead of attending the funeral of her...

Motor news

Government orders probe on VW 'faults'

Volkswagen

Melissa Fyfe and Megan Levy The federal government has launched an investigation into possible faults in popular models of Volkswagens which have led to motorists experiencing a frightening and sudden loss of acceleration while...

'It was quite bizarre. It was moving. I just couldn't accelerate'

Di Webster

Megan Levy A Volkswagen driver who lost acceleration in her vehicle on the approach to the Sydney Harbour Bridge said the result could have been catastrophic if she was on a busy highway at the time.

Comments 101

Traffic clears after truck breaks down

Traffic.

Megan Levy Traffic conditions have eased in the Sydney Harbour Tunnel after a broken down truck on the Eastern Distributor caused an 11-kilometre traffic jam during Thursday morning's peak hour.

Truck fire causes traffic delays near airport

fire

Megan Levy Major traffic delays are being experienced on the approach to Sydney Airport after a truck burst into flames on Southern Cross Drive.

Bottlenecks blight road travel for second day

Traffic on the highway at Port Macquarie.

Megan Levy Holiday traffic is starting to ease on NSW roads, after vehicles travelling north of Sydney on the Pacific Highway were banked up for 25 kilometres earlier on Friday afternoon.

Double trouble for tunnel dodgers

Traffic congestion.

Megan Levy This morning's traffic mayhem has caused further headaches for some travellers, with several people missing international and domestic flights from Melbourne Airport after they were caught in traffic...

CityLink to refund all tolls

Traffic congestion.

Megan Levy CityLink will refund all road tolls incurred by motorists caught up in today’s traffic chaos.

Comments 166

Tunnels could be closed for afternoon peak

Empty Domain Tunnel

Megan Levy The Burnley and Domain tunnels could remain closed in the afternoon peak as CityLink tries to find the cause of the computer problem.

Comments 178

Freeway cleared, railway line closes

An aerial view of Kings Way.

Megan Levy A busy exit ramp on one of Melbourne's major arterial roads has reopened, while a suburban railway line has closed.

Car fire sparks morning-peak mayhem

Megan Levy A car fire on the approach to the Domain Tunnel is causing major peak-hour traffic delays that are not expected to be cleared until mid-morning.

Cyclist hits back at 'overtly aggressive' Warne

Warne

Megan Levy The cyclist involved in a heated run-in with Shane Warne in Melbourne yesterday has disputed the spin king's version of events, claiming Warne was in fact the aggressor and demanding he pay for his...

Top up now or pay the price, RACV says

Petrol pump.

Megan Levy Victorian motorists planning a Christmas road trip have been advised to top up their tanks by Thursday to avoid an expected price rise at the bowser over the long weekend.

Hoons will lose cars for a month

Hoon

Megan Levy The cars of hoon drivers will be impounded for 30 days, up from the current 48 hours, under a radical overhaul of anti-hoon legislation to kick in tomorrow.

Comments 39

Beak hour takes toll

Justin Lawther - birdman

Megan Levy A Melbourne man accused of driving down a freeway's emergency lane at 100km/h with his pet parrot perched on a windscreen wiper has been interviewed by police this morning.

Petrol price tips $1.60 a litre

Petrol

Megan Levy Melbourne motorists slugged at the bowser but the watchdog says there's no holiday price-hike.

Comments 44