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New on-the-spot fines for negligent driving in the ACT will help protect cyclists, advocates say

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated March 23 2022 - 7:17am, first published 2:45am
The new laws will allow police to issue on-the-spot fines to motorists who drive negligently and endanger vulnerable road users. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Police will be able to issue tougher on-the-spot fines for negligent driving in the ACT, in a move cycling advocates say will make the roads safer and encourage more active travel.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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