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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 (10 months 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 (10 months 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 (11 months 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 (11 months 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 (11 months 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 (11 months 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 (11 months 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 (11 months 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 (11 months 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 (11 months 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 (11 months ago)
Victoria: State Government To Retain 70, 90Km/h Speed Limits

Victoria: State Government To Retain 70, 90Km/h Speed Limits

The state government in Victoria is set to halt a program that would have seen many 70km/h and 90km/h speed limits lower...

Mar 2, 2015 (11 months ago)
US Workshops Suing Insurers For Pushing Cheap Parts, Labour

US Workshops Suing Insurers For Pushing Cheap Parts, Labour

Insurance companies in the US have been accused of pushing cheap and arguably dangerous repairs on damaged vehicles in o...

Feb 19, 2015 (12 months ago)
One In Three Affected By Road Trauma, Won’t Alter Behaviour: Survey

One In Three Affected By Road Trauma, Won’t Alter Behaviour: Survey

One in three people in the US has been affected by road trauma, with a loved one either killed or seriously injured as t...

Feb 15, 2015 (12 months ago)
Police ‘Wasting Time’ With Low-Level Speeding As Fines Triple: RACV

Police ‘Wasting Time’ With Low-Level Speeding As Fines Triple: RACV

Victoria’s peak motoring group, the RACV, has hit out at the state’s police force and its policy of targetin...

Feb 9, 2015 (1 year ago)
Vic: TAC Blames Distraction For Spike In Pedestrian Fatalities

Vic: TAC Blames Distraction For Spike In Pedestrian Fatalities

If you thought pedestrians choosing to walk around staring at mobile phone screens or wearing giant fashionable headphon...

Jan 29, 2015 (1 year ago)
Self-Driving Cars Nearing As Germany Upgrades Autobahn For Testing

Self-Driving Cars Nearing As Germany Upgrades Autobahn For Testing

Germany’s Transport Ministry is preparing a section of the country’s famous autobahns as a testing ground fo...

Jan 28, 2015 (1 year ago)
Jaguar Land Rover Developing Bike Collison Warning System

Jaguar Land Rover Developing Bike Collison Warning System

Jaguar Land Rover is developing a system aimed at warning drivers when cyclists or motorcyclists are close to the vehicl...

Jan 21, 2015 (1 year ago)
Victoria: Raised Safety Platform Intersection To Be Trialled In Geelong

Victoria: Raised Safety Platform Intersection To Be Trialled In Geelong

A notorious intersection in Geelong is about to become the first in Australia with raised safety platforms, under a tria...

Jan 18, 2015 (1 year ago)
Queensland: Lane Filtering For Motorcycles Legal From February

Queensland: Lane Filtering For Motorcycles Legal From February

The Queensland Government has raised some eyebrows in the motorcycling community by announcing lane filtering will becom...

Jan 9, 2015 (1 year ago)
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