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Montague Street bridge bus driver seeks more time to appeal jail term

Montague Street bridge bus driver seeks more time to appeal jail term

The bus driver jailed for causing injuries to six passengers when he smashed into the notorious Montague Street bridge wants more time to appeal his sentence.

  • by Adam Cooper

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Drivers may face tougher ban on phone use
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Drivers may face tougher ban on phone use

Touching your mobile phone or smartwatch while driving could be barred completely, following a sweeping review by Australia's overarching road rules authority.

  • by Timna Jacks
'Cultural change' needed: WA trails eastern states in effort to bring road toll down
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'Cultural change' needed: WA trails eastern states in effort to bring road toll down

WA's Police Minister says a "cultural change" is needed to drive down the state's road toll, which remains higher than the national average.

  • by Phil Hickey
Lime swerves past question of scooters without helmets
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Lime swerves past question of scooters without helmets

Riders are zipping through Brisbane streets without helmets because there are not enough free ones around.

  • by Lydia Lynch
Man critical after being flung from quad bike through window
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Man critical after being flung from quad bike through window

A five-year-old boy was also on the bike but only suffered minor injuries.

  • by Nick Bonyhady
Collapsed freeway sign had no support plate, finds Transurban

Collapsed freeway sign had no support plate, finds Transurban

Transurban finds a steel component known as a "stiffener plate" was not installed in the gantry that held the sign. 

  • by Anthony Colangelo
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Horror day on WA roads claims three lives

Horror day on WA roads claims three lives

Three people have died in a horror 24 hours on WA roads. 

  • by Heather McNeill
Police release vision of masked men chasing vehicle through Perth streets
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Police release vision of masked men chasing vehicle through Perth streets

Police have released terrifying vision of a group of masked men in a vehicle chasing two men in another car through Perth's streets. 

  • by Heather McNeill
Fatal crash driver to 'make best of life' outside prison walls
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Fatal crash driver to 'make best of life' outside prison walls

Amritpal Singh Sidhu, 23, smashed into the back of a car in Banjup in September 2017, crushing it between two trucks and killing 66-year-old Gurbir Singh.

'It was horrendous': Worker shot with potato cannon in drive-by attack
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'It was horrendous': Worker shot with potato cannon in drive-by attack

Truck driver Danny McCormack didn't know what hit him when he was standing on the side of a Canberra road.

  • by Jasper Lindell
Woman dies in bizarre Boulder accident, Major Crash to investigate

Woman dies in bizarre Boulder accident, Major Crash to investigate

A car has hit a woman who was sitting on the middle of the road in WA's Goldfields at night.

  • by Kate Hedley