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[NSW] Need Clarification? 30km over on Learner with Unrestricted Car

Discussion in 'Politics, Laws, Government & Insurance' at netrider.net.au started by clumzoid, Dec 13, 2010.

  1. First off yes I'm an idiot...

    I just passed my Ps test yesterday and as i was riding back home got pulled over for doing 92km on the Anzac bridge (60km/hr). Cops proceeded to take my license off me hand me a letter of suspension for 3 months and a $690 fine and wouldn't tell me if i could still drive my car( i have all my 12 points)

    Now i can't upgrade my Learners to my Ps because of the suspension and my learner expires in a month...

    The guy at the RTA wouldn't give me any info on whether i can still drive my car and wouldn't upgrade my learners to Ps although the suspension wasn't in the system yet. He told me to wait for a letter they'll send out to me and wouldn't give me any info in regards to my situation.

    So am i suspended from driving a car even though i would still have 7pts left?

    and i was told by another rta customer service person that i could possibly still upgrade to my Ps by appealing the fact that i couldnt because of the suspension.



    anyone have a similar experience or know if its even plausible that ill get to upgrade to my Ps and not got through the whole process again
     
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  2. Re: Need Clarification? 30km over on Learner with Unrestricted Car

    Edit: no point to this...
     
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  3. Re: Need Clarification? 30km over on Learner with Unrestricted Car

    I think theres an automatic 3 month license suspension for speeding 30 k over. Its not because your on L plates, so unfortunately you lose your car license too.

    http://www.rta.nsw.gov.au/rulesregulations/penalties/speeding.html

    Was the little bugger hiding behind a wall just before the on ramp from the fish markets, heading west? Worst place in Sydney for cops. Its very easy to go 90+ there. Stupidest 60 zone.
     
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  4. Re: Need Clarification? 30km over on Learner with Unrestricted Car

    I stand corrected, thanks Smilee - forgot about the 30-over part...
     
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    i agree ( and am guessing ) that it will be 3 months on both licences.....

    it's the 30 km/h breach which should affect your car also....

    sorry to hear this ( and that is a very prominent spot for cops to be with a radar gun ).
     
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    Yup was that exact spot was just keen to get home and unwind - no such luck.
     
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    Just curious did he tell you that he was taking 3 km/h off for error? I doubt theres anything you can do if he didn't but just curious if they actually will do that if it changes the fine.

    I went past a cop there at about 75 (probably would end up <10 over after errors) and he didn't pull me over. I've got a feeling that so many people speed through there that they don't bother pulling you over unless your close to 90.
     
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  8. Re: Need Clarification? 30km over on Learner with Unrestricted Car

    State?
    And you have blown your license regardless of whether it's a learners or P's on a bike.
    No you cannot drive a car for the designated time as the points loss carries across to your license.
    Your license is one with the addition of a bike added.
     
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    Nope he just showed me the speed and was quick to take my license and tell me to sort out transportation back home.
     
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  10. Re: Need Clarification? 30km over on Learner with Unrestricted Car

    Was it a navy blue hwp? I was headed into the city at around 8.30pm last night to pick up a friend and I saw him there, on the on ramp from the fish markets pointing the laser 400m up the road, at tracking coming to the S at the end of the bridge.

    I was doing about 75 odd and still getting passed by a few cars but he didn't throw on the party lights. Looks like he was hunting big game :/.
     
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