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Autonomous Emergency Braking Cuts Collisions By 38 Percent: ANCAP

Autonomous Emergency Braking Cuts Collisions By 38 Percent: ANCAP

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has used the results of a new study to reinforce its calls for auton...

May 15, 2015 (2 years ago)
Google's Self-Driving Cars Caught In 11 Prangs, But It's All Part Of The Process

Google Self-Driving Cars Already Involved In 11 Collisions

The inevitable, some might say, has happened: Google’s self-driving cars have bent a fender or two while...

May 13, 2015 (2 years ago)
Australia's Child Seats: No 5-Star Scores In Latest Tests, RACV Calls For Action

No 5-Star Ratings In Latest Child Restraint Tests, RACV Calls For Action

Not one of the six units evaluated in the latest round of Australia's Child Restraint Evaluation Program (CREP)...

May 11, 2015 (2 years ago)
Volvo Safety Survey Finds Mobile Phone Use Similar To Drink Driving

Volvo Safety Survey Finds Mobile Phone Use Similar To Drink Driving

Volvo Australia has conducted its Safety Index survey for 2015, finding majority support for tougher penalties on mobile...

May 9, 2015 (2 years ago)
Electronic Stability Control Clocks Up 20 Years

Electronic Stability Control Clocks Up 20 Years

It’s not often we celebrate the anniversary of automotive inventions - cup holders or fluffy dice for example - bu...

May 5, 2015 (2 years ago)
Melbourne: Two-wheeled Power To Get First-Class CBD Treatment In New Plan

Melbourne: Powered Two-wheelers To Get First-Class CBD Treatment In New Plan

Melbourne City Council is keen to promote the use of motorcycles and scooters around the city’s CBD, according to ...

May 1, 2015 (2 years ago)
Young Male Motorists Respond Best To Funny Safety Messages: Study

Young Male Motorists Respond Best To Funny Safety Messages: Study

A new study by Queensland University of Technology’s Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety (CARRS-Q) sugg...

Apr 27, 2015 (2 years ago)
Nose-To-Tail Collisions The Most Common In Australia: AAMI

Nose-To-Tail Collisions The Most Common In Australia: AAMI

Australian motorists may have a problem with tailgating, if the latest AAMI Crash Index is anything to go by. Th...

Apr 24, 2015 (2 years ago)
US Safety Body NHTSA Calls For Safety Efficiency Overhaul, Better Recalls

US Safety Body NHTSA Calls For Safety Efficiency Overhaul, Better Recalls

America's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is calling on automakers to invest greater foc...

Apr 14, 2015 (2 years ago)
Autonomous Vehicles Could Increase Motion Sickness: Study

Autonomous Vehicles Could Increase Motion Sickness: Study

A study by the University Of Michigan has found that self-driven vehicles could lead to increased instances of motion si...

Apr 13, 2015 (2 years ago)
Vic: TAC Targeting Parent Behaviour In New Road Safety Campaign

Vic: TAC Targeting Parent Behaviour In New Road Safety Campaign

Victoria’s Transport Accident Commission (TAC) has launched a new road safety campaign, aimed at motorists engagin...

Apr 8, 2015 (2 years ago)
Australia’s Worst Collision Hot Spots 2015: AAMI

Australia’s Worst Collision Hot Spots 2015: AAMI

Insurer AAMI has released its annual list of Australia’s worst collision hot-spots, showing improvement in some ar...

Mar 30, 2015 (2 years ago)
Ford Intelligent Speed Limiter Aims To End Speeding Fines: Video

Ford Intelligent Speed Limiter Aims To End Speeding Fines: Video

Ford has devised a way to rid society of the dreaded speeding fine, through a new system now available in its S-Max peop...

Mar 28, 2015 (2 years ago)
Renault Twizy Available To France’s Scooter-Licensed 14 Year-Olds

Renault Twizy Available To France’s Scooter-Licensed 14 Year-Olds

As Australian legislators continue to mull its place on public roads, Renault’s tiny Twizy quadricycle can no...

Mar 24, 2015 (2 years ago)
GM Previews New Malibu’s ‘Teen Driver Safety’ System: Video

GM Previews New Malibu’s ‘Teen Driver Safety’ System: Video

GM will soon launch its own take on in-car nanny, rivalling Ford’s MyKey tech with the upcoming Teen Safety system...

Mar 23, 2015 (2 years ago)
Victoria: Minimum Cyclist Passing Distances Proposed, RACV Opposed

Victoria: Minimum Cyclist Passing Distances Proposed, RACV Opposed

Victoria is again considering legislation that would mandate a ‘minimum passing distance’ for cyclists, as t...

Mar 20, 2015 (2 years ago)
Buckle Me Up: Australian Invention Aims To Reduce Child Injuries

Buckle Me Up: Australian Invention Aims To Reduce Child Injuries

An Australian invention hopes to end the worries of parents whilst in the car, and reduce the risk of unrestrained child...

Mar 16, 2015 (2 years ago)
Mobile Speed Camera Fines Soar, ‘Make Them Fairer’ Says NRMA

Mobile Speed Camera Fines Soar, ‘Make Them Fairer’ Says NRMA

The NRMA is calling for a fairer mobile speed camera system in New South Wales, after new data revealed fines are on tra...

Mar 13, 2015 (2 years ago)
Minimum Safety Standards Must Be Adopted Worldwide: Global NCAP

Minimum Safety Standards Must Be Adopted Worldwide: Global NCAP

The Global New Car Assessment Programme, made up of member bodies like the local ANCAP, has called for agreement on...

Mar 11, 2015 (2 years ago)
Electronic Driver Aids Save Lives, Autobahns Need Speed Limits: Study

Electronic Driver Aids Save Lives, Autobahns Need Speed Limits: Study

A study by the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) has found electronic driver aids may play a bigger role in road ...

Mar 7, 2015 (2 years ago)
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