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Lukes Law

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Cressida Bradley
51 Caddy Avenue
Urraween Qld 4655

Total Signatures - 1696

Sponsoring Member: Mr Ted Sorensen MP

Posting Date: 4/09/2019

Closing Date: 28/11/2019

Tabled Date: 4/02/2020

Responded By: Hon Mark Bailey MP on 5/03/2020

TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland

The residents of Queensland draws to the attention of the House: to the impending dangerous actions of motorists pulling off onto the right-hand side of a highway, for non-emergency purposes. This action has proven to contribute to highway deaths, such as in the case of Luke Harris (Crown vs Cameron Woodvine - 2019)

Your petitioners, therefore, request the House: to call on the Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads, Mark Bailey MP to; amend the current legislation to allow the inclusion of highways and Motorways to Division 4, 177 and 178 of the Transport Operations (Road Use Management - Road Rules) Regulation 2009.