A 36-year-old Pearce man was caught driving 78km/h over the speed limit on (Monday 24 December) in what ACT Police has described as an act of stupidity.
The driver was detected travelling at 168km/h in a 90km/h zone on William Hovell Drive, Belconnen. He was issued with a $1,811 fine and lost 12 demerit points which [...]
Notice this afternoon that a camera has appeared on William Hovell Drive near Coppings Crossing Road. It is a temporary thing on a long stick with a sign stating it is a traffic monitoring camera. Only caught it out the corner of my eye so not sure if it was looking back towards the city [...]
The Liberals’ Shadow Minister For Motorists Alistair Coe is taking a swing at the ACT Government deploying a speed camera on William Hovell Drive after the botched speed limit lowering.
“In April, the Canberra Liberals raised concerns that a section of William Hovell Drive was decreased to 80km/h without any advance warning to motorists,” Mr Coe [...]
My inevitable rant regarding the woeful implementation of the William Hovell Drive speed limit. Most notably, motorists who turn right onto William Hovell from Bindubi street, will not pass an 80 km/h sign for just under 2 km… yet mobile cameras are allowed to operate along the entire length of the road. Read [...]
Yesterday we were talking about the speed limit reduction on William Hovell Drive.
This morning the Canberra Times has cottoned on to the issue.
Roads ACT has admitted it could have communicated better a permanent reduction in the speed limit on a section of William Hovell Drive but denied it was gun-shy after the Gungahlin Drive Extension [...]
So it seems like in the Government’s infinite wisdom, that they have decreased the speed limit on William Hovell Dve east of the Interchange, from 90kmh to 80kmh.
Now, that by itself is annoying an perplexing, however, just a short distance east, on Parkes Way, the limit is still 90kmh – on what can only be [...]
At the last election 5% of the population voted for the Australian Motorists Party and for no one else at all.
The Liberals appear determined to at least get second preferences from One Nation on Wheels voters and so today we have Vicki Dunne weeping for the commuters of West Belconnen.
The car park that is William [...]