The father of a teenager girl killed by a hoon probationary driver has slammed as appalling the 21-month prison sentence imposed by a melbourne judge. Definition of hoon in english: hoon noun nz, australian informal a lout or hooligan, especially a young man who drives recklessly ‘the whole family was wiped out because some drunken hoon had to drive his car’ behave in a loutish way, especially by driving recklessly. Police may impound or immobilise your vehicle if you are suspected or convicted of hoon driving or driving over the speed limit the magistrate can make a court order that your vehicle be forfeited and sold if you are found guilty or convicted of repeated hoon driving. Crime stoppers hoon hotline residents are encouraged to contact the crime stoppers hoon hotline on 1800 333 000 to report drivers performing dangerous, reckless or anti-social behaviour on our roads crime stoppers hoon line is a free call from a standard telephone and a local call from a mobile phone. Hoon driving is dangerous or anti-social behaviour, including driving at very high speeds of 45km/h or more above the designated speed limit visit the victoria police website (external link) for more information about hoon laws (external link).
1 hooning driving behaviour gee kee, palk & steinhardt hoon driving behaviour: prevalence, associated characteristics and crashes alita gee kee1, gavan rm palk2 and dale steinhardt3 1,2,3centre for accident research and road safety, institute of health and biological, innovation, queensland university of technology, beams road, carseldine. 12-19 police need help to identify a male driver of a white van who was involved in hoon driving in january 2012 the driver of a white van was seen to do a burnout on a mclaren vale walking track the male driver boasted that he had upset a member of the public whilst doing the burnout. Hoon driving is defined by generally reckless driving behaviour that puts others – the public – at risk the penalties that a hoon driver may face include vehicle impoundment, immobilisation or forfeiture. The vicroads safe driving program (program) applies to drivers or riders whose vehicles are impounded or immobilised, who are found guilty in court of the following hoon offences and receive a court order.
Three hoon driving offences within the last 6 years it is an offence to fail to surrender your motor vehicle under a forfeiture order, punishable by a fine of up to $9,000 the law surrounding vehicle forfeiture can be complex and quite technical. Hoon driving causes a vehicle to travel at very high speed or in a manner that produces burnouts and doughnuts dangerous driving, careless driving, failure to have proper control of the vehicle and causing the vehicle to make excessive noise or smoke are also considered hoon-related offences if they are committed in circumstances involving the improper use of a motor vehicle. A brazilian performer, visiting mandurah for two weeks as part of the circus, has been charged after allegedly travelling 74 kilometres per hour over the speed limit at 1130am on september 28. Hoon driving is when people drive their cars but dont follow the road laws they speed and do dangerous things in their cars that put normal people both in cars and in the streets lives in danger they do not care about the safety of others or themselves.
Around 2,000 west australian drivers have their cars impounded every year because of hoon driving - and an increasing number are repeat offenders. Unit 5: hoons or harassed 2 about traffic safety essentials young people are at risk on our roads, particularly as passengers and when they begin driving. The car of one young driver was confiscated for ''hoon behaviour'' and his licence suspended ''it was a crazy piece of driving, doing burnouts he's got four or five people in the car, he's got. A hoon, in australia and new zealand, is a person who deliberately drives a vehicle in a reckless or dangerous manner, generally in order to provoke a reaction from onlookers hoon activities (or hooning ) can include speeding , burnouts , doughnuts , or screeching tyres [1.
Hoon driving: predicting willingness to be involved from social learning and deterrence perspectives gee kee, alita , steinhardt, dale a , & palk, gavan (2007) hoon driving: predicting willingness to be involved from social learning and deterrence perspectives. Hoon driving provisions are covered by the criminal law (clamping, impounding and forfeiture of vehicles) act 2007 and the criminal law (clamping, impounding and forfeiture of vehicles) regulations 2007, although the range of offences for which a car may be clamped or impounded are much broader. Hoon driving frankston city residents can contact crime stoppers victoria 24 hours a day, seven days a week - to report anti-social driving behaviour 1800 333 000 wwwcrimestoppersviccomau this is a freecall 1800 number, although calls from mobile phones may incur charges if immediate police attendance is required, phone 000. Police have impounded an average of 10 cars a day since hoon laws were introduced by the state government in june 2006 hoon related offences include burnouts, doughnuts, drag racing, repeated driving while disqualified and high-level speeding.
Hoon driving the 'hoon hotline' was established in 2008 to assist victoria police in lowering the road toll and to prosecute those in our society that blatantly breach road safety legislation crime stoppers wants to hear from those that witness or are aware of 'hoon' type offending, these types of offences can be categorised as. Hoon driving offences fall under section 60 or section 62a of the road traffic act 1974 section 60, which covers reckless driving, provides that a person commits an offence if they wilfully drive a motor vehicle in a manner that is inherently dangerous to the public or any person the penalty for this offence is $6000 or. British formula one champion lewis hamilton has allegedly been caught by police after doing a burnout in melbourne, while his entourage created problems for. Hooning includes any number of traffic offences, such as dangerous driving, careless driving, driving without reasonable consideration for other people, driving in a way that makes unnecessary noise or smoke, and racing or conducting speed trials on a public road.