Safety and rules

Roads and Maritime Services is committed to your safety on NSW roads.

Increased penalties for mobile phone offences

From the 2015 Christmas holidays, mobile phone offences will be included in double demerit periods.

From early in 2016, offenders will lose an extra demerit point for illegally using their mobile phones, up from three points to four points.

More information about mobile phone road rules about Increased penalties for mobile phone offences

In this section...

Demerit points

Offences and penalties

Road rules

Road safety

Roadside tributes

Safe driving

Speeding and camera enforcement

Vehicle standards

Share this page: