Plan your trip
Travelling over the holiday period can sometimes mean extended delays as you join the queue with other people travelling around the state.
To help make your journey safer and less stressful here are a few things to consider.
Speeding is still the biggest killer on our roads, so slow down.
Don’t blow your licence.
Double Demerits apply from 20 December to 1 January inclusive. More information on demerit points.
With more cars on the road during the holiday period make sure you factor in additional travel time. This should include considerations like extra food, water, medicine and other essentials.
To help manage your travel time visit livetraffic.com or download the app on your phone to receive travel alerts.
Pacific Highway road conditions
A list of Pacific Highway roadwork sites. Read more >>
Speed camera locations
Fixed speed cameras enforce speed limits. They help reduce excessive speeding and the number of fatal and serious injury crashes 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Here is a list of fixed digital speed camera locations throughout NSW. Read more >>
Drink driving information
Alcohol is a drug that affects your skills, moods and behaviour. Once it has been consumed the effects of alcohol on driving cannot be reversed. The only thing that will sober you up is time. Read more >>
Rental cars and toll roads
If you’re hiring a car to get around the eastern states of Australia it’s likely you’re going to drive on one of the numerous motorways in Sydney, Brisbane and Victoria. Roads and Maritime Services has developed partnerships with rental vehicle companies Avis, Budget, Europcar and Thrifty to provide a tolling solution in all their rental vehicles so that you can pay your tolls automatically. When you pick up your rental vehicle you will be ready to drive on any toll road in Australia. Read more >>
Self-guided tour brochures
In conjunction with the National Trust, Engineers Australia, various local government Councils and local historical groups, Roads and Maritime Services produces self-guided tour brochures to assist community appreciation of heritage items and historic places in NSW. Read more >>