Crimes, incidents, related to cars in Australia.
Dodgy new car retailers who misguide consumers about guarantees, warranties and fuel usage promises have been put on notice by Australia’s competition watchdog. Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) discovered lots of makers have failed to ensure that standard customer guarantee rights are factored into their complaints managing systems and that some new buyers are
A teenage driver detained after his ute crashed while drunk, into a parked car and home in Sydney has presumably recorded a blood alcohol reading of 0.179. The 19-year-old remains in cops custody, after his ute apparently left The Kraal Drive in Blair Athol and struck a parked vehicle about 3.30 am today. The ute
The Victorian state government put $100,000 to help the victims of the automobile attack in Melbourne car attack that killed 5 individuals. Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, and the Melbourne lord mayor, Robert Doyle, stated the loss of fellow Australians in “such a shocking, wanton criminal attack is a tragedy”. “We are with you in love,
3 individuals, including a kid, have passed away after a vehicle intentionally struck pedestrians in central Melbourne, authorities state. A minimum of 29 individuals were hurt, amongst them an infant who remains in an critical condition after the automobile struck a pram. Cops state they rammed the car, shot the driver in the arm and
A Sydney mother will face court after she supposedly left her 4 kids under 10 years old locked in a vehicle in searing heat as she went to shop. A witness called authorities after observing the 4 kids, aged 6, 7, 8 and 9, in the automobile in a Bankstown parking lot on Canterbury Roadway
Five youngsters, including an 11-year-old kid, have been jailed after they supposedly stole a car to go joy-riding throughout Adelaide’s east, west and northern suburban areas overnight. Police patrols found the white Audi on Glen Osmond Road around 12.30 am on Monday early morning where a scan exposed the car had been stolen. Officers lost
Parents assisting their kids purchase a first vehicle must be spending that “little bit more” to ensure the car has at least some present safety functions, the federal transport minister has alerted, speaking against the backdrop of a sharp spike in road fatalities, particularly among the young. Explaining the deaths of over 1200 individuals on
Southbound lanes of the Bruce Highway close to Caboolture have been resumed after a fatal accident on Monday morning. A cops spokesperson stated traffic is not too heavy, and must bounce go back to normal shortly. The highway was closed near the Caboolture exit after the accident, which occurred about 4am early morning on Monday.
A car having lots of Christmas presents was stolen from a home located in Melbourne’s north-east on Christmas Day. The black Jeep Grand Cherokee had been parked in the driveway of a Doreen property on Sunday when it was stolen by an unidentified culprit around 3.30 pm. The owner of the automobile, Ashley Garraway, had
Fourteen officers were injured in over 100 police car rams in a new style of violation that has sky-rocketed throughout Victoria, Australia, cops state. Victoria Police statistics show rammings have increased from just over 30 in the 2013-14 to 103 in 2015-16. From July 1 this year, there have been another 51 police cars rammed.
A woman’s car was ruined when towels she left in the Hyundai self-combusted. Massage and beauty therapist Leesa Horn left towels with oils over them folded up in her vehicle on Sunday after drying them at the laundromat. The women, residing in Brisbane, Australia, wrote on Facebook she cleaned her towels and left them in
A person has has been alleged of making a bomb after cops discovered explosives on the rear seats of his car – during an event that developed traffic mayhem in the northern suburban areas. Incident took place in Australia. The 25-year-old’s BMW car was stopped at a booze bus on Hepburn Avenue in Kingsley at
2 girls were arrested and two individuals are still on run after a high-speed chase including a high-end vehicle on a hectic highway north of Melbourne. The motorist, thought to be a 15-year-old young boy, was observed driving up to 120km/h through Victorian towns, narrowly missing pedestrians and nearly hitting a semi-trailer. He is among
Apple is investigating a reported issue from an Australian man, who informed that his iPhone 7 ignited and destroyed his car, the company stated on Friday. Mat Jones informed Channel 7 News that he had entered into water off a New South Wales beach and left his newly purchased iPhone 7, wrapped in a set
A male has been detained following a police pursuit through Adelaide’s north. Authorities identified a white Holden sedan on Yattalunga Road, at Humbug Scrub, just after 7pm on Friday which seemed broken down. As the patrol approached, the vehicle took off at speed and was pursued for a short time before being stopped for security