I had a car accident. What do I do?

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Even in a small car accident, you must stop to check everyone is OK. In an emergency call 000. If anyone is hurt or the car/truck/motorbike is damaged, you must tell police as soon as you can. Tell the other people your name, address, phone number, number plate and insurance company if you have one.

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I got caught driving an unregistered car.

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If you drive a car not registered with the Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR), the police can give you a fine or you may have to go to court. The amount of money for the fine depends how many days the car was not registered and how many times you were in trouble before, for driving an unregistered car/motorbike/truck.

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I got caught drug driving. What happens now?

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If it is the first time police catch you drug driving you may get a fine. If it is not your first time drug driving, or if police think you did something serious, you will go to court. In court, the judge will decide what will happen to you.

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I got caught drink driving. What happens now?

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If it is the first time police catch you drink driving you might get a fine. If it is not your first time drink driving, or if police think that what you did is serious, you will go to court and the judge will decide what will happen to you.

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How do I register my car?

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You can ask the Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) to register a car. You are not allowed to drive an unregistered car on a public road.

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