"Hand Over Your Keys." New changes to Tasmania's drink driving laws.

Changes to Tasmania’s drink driving legislation have just cleared the state's Upper House. Some of the changes – there are roughly 71 pages of them – seem perfectly logical. For instance, there will now be zero-alcohol restrictions for drivers transporting dangerous goods, and there will be a ban on Tasmania Police using samples taken from drivers in their DNA database. However, a few of the changes smack of possible over-reach: Unlocking Your Car – What is "driving" a vehicle? For many years, the definition of driving under Tasmanian law has required that the person be in charge or control of the vehicle, based on the surrounding circumstances: normally, sitting in a stationary car is not

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