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2 things NSW drivers must know

They will save your life and money!!

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At What2drive, our mission is to help drivers buying a car and beyond. This week we will bring you two important news that will save your life and money.

NSW cyclists minimum gap law

After the successful trial of 2 years for minimum gap rule and the GoTogether campaign, the new laws will be introduced by the NSW Government.

Under the new laws, Drivers in New South Wales:

  • who travel too close to cyclists will be fined $330 and lose two demerit points
  • must maintain a minimum gap of 1 meters  when traveling at the speed of 60 km/hr or less
  • must maintain a minimum gap of 1.5 meters  when traveling at the speed of over 60 km/hr 
Keep the roads safe for everyone.

Image supplied by NSW Gov YouTube Video

4.2 million vehicle owners are getting a Green Slip refund

Under the NSW Government's new compulsory third-party insurance plan, if you were the registered owner of a private vehicle as at midnight 30 November 2017, you may be able to claim a CTP Green Slip refund for insurance policies bought or renewed before 1 December 2017.

By now, you may have received an email from the NSW Government like the one below with the amount of refund and steps to claim.  

CTP refunds are currently available online 5.00pm to 8.00am Monday to Saturday and all day Sunday until September 30.

The reformed CTP Scheme will reduce the average price of a Green Slip by more than $100, so you will notice a significant difference in your next policy.

How to claim

1. Go to service.nsw.gov.au
2. Log into or create your MyServiceNSW Account.
3. Follow the prompts to claim a CTP refund.
4. Enter your bank details, review and submit your claim.

Happy Driving!!!

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