Author: Nicholas Satouris

Cyclists face stiff fines for not carrying photo ID or wearing a helmet

9-February-2016 General By Nicholas Satouris

From 1 March 2016, adult cyclists in NSW will face a hefty fine of $319 for riding without a helmet and will be required to carry photo identification under new rules and penalties introduced by the State Government. Those cyclists caught without...

Gun safety code set for review after case dismissed

12-October-2015 General By Nicholas Satouris

Streeterlaw recently represented a client who was charged with the offence of “Not keeping a firearm safely”, pursuant to the Firearms Act 1996, section 39(1)(a). The client had travelled to Dubbo for work and was planning to do some social...

Drivers face hefty fines for parking illegally in disabled car spaces

3-December-2014 General By Nicholas Satouris

From 1 December 2014, anyone caught parking in a disabled car park without holding a valid mobility parking sticker will not only get a $519 fine – the highest fine for this offence in the country – they will also receive a demerit point...

Motorcyclists get green light to filter through lanes

7-July-2014 General By Nicholas Satouris

Against the wishes of the NSW Police and insurance companies, the NSW Government has made lane-filtering by motorcyclists legal from 1 July 2014. Lane filtering is when a motorcycle rider moves alongside vehicles that have stopped or are moving slowly...