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2014/15 Federal Budget: What To Watch For

VACC: Federal Budget Fuel Excise Increase Will 'Milk Motorists Dry'

Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey will hand down his first federal budget this evening, with expected changes to the fuel exc...

May 13, 2014 (2 years ago)
Queensland Road Toll On Track For Five-Year Low, Other States Up

Road Toll: Down In Queensland And SA, Up In All Other States To Date In 2014

Queensland’s road toll is on track to be the lowest in more than five years according to current figures, whi...

May 12, 2014 (2 years ago)
The Week That Was: Skoda Yeti And Rapid, FCA’s Future Plan, VFACTS

The Week That Was: Audi A8 And S8, BMW M3 And M4, FPV GT F

This week was a busy one for Skoda, with the Czech carmaker launching three new models for the Australian market. The...

May 11, 2014 (2 years ago)
Victoria Budget: $24 Billion Investment For Transport, Registration Rises

Victoria State Budget: Details On East West Link, Princes Hwy Funding And More

A focus on road and rail infrastructure is one of the key measures for the 2014/15 Victoria state budget, which schedule...

May 7, 2014 (2 years ago)
Victoria: New Motorcycle Licence Laws Aim For A ‘Safer Start’ To Riding

Motorcycles: New Graduated Licence System On The Way For Victoria

Victoria is set to introduce a new Graduated Licensing System (GLS) for motorcycle riders in the early stages of gaining...

May 6, 2014 (2 years ago)
Road Deaths In Europe Halved; New Drink Driving Laws For Victoria

Drink Driving Laws A Focus In Both Victoria And The European Union

The road toll in Europe has improved by 57 percent over a period of eleven years, according to an independent report fro...

May 2, 2014 (2 years ago)
Victoria: State Budget To Deliver An Extra $130m For Roads

Roads, Public Transport To Receive Funding Boost In Victoria State Budget

Victoria’s State Government has outlined plans for a $130 million boost to road funding in the upcoming state budg...

Apr 28, 2014 (2 years ago)
New TAC Safety Campaign Reminds That You Can’t Fight Sleep: Video

It’s the Transport Accident Commission's (TAC) latest campaign and the mission is to educate Victorians about ...

Apr 16, 2014 (2 years ago)
Vic: Police To Clamp-lock Hoon Cars In Driveways

The cars of Victorian hoons may soon become little more than lawn ornaments, thanks to a new cost-cutting Police tr...

Apr 11, 2014 (2 years ago)
BP To Close Brisbane Refinery, Up to 655 Jobs To Go

Australia Left With Just Four Refineries As BP Announces Closure Of Bulwer Island Facility In 2015

Oil giant BP has announced it will close its Bulwer Island refinery in Brisbane by mid-2015, cutting 355 jobs in the pro...

Apr 3, 2014 (2 years ago)
TAC Urges Motorcycle Riders To Consider ‘CRASH’ Helmet Safety Ratings

‘CRASH’ Motorcycle Helmet Safety Ratings Can Save Lives: TAC

Victoria’s Transport Accident Commission (TAC) is urging motorcycle riders to consider safety ratings on helmets b...

Mar 31, 2014 (2 years ago)
Vic: Revamped Fit2Drive Course Launched For School Students

The Victoria Government and the Fit2Drive Foundation have launched a revamped road safety campaign for high school ...

Mar 24, 2014 (2 years ago)
Motorists Paying Too Much For LPG As Wholesale Prices Fall: RACV

LPG Pump Prices Too Slow To Match Falling Wholesale Prices

Victoria’s RACV is calling on LPG retailers to lower their prices, as new data shows the pump price isn’t ke...

Mar 19, 2014 (2 years ago)
Vic: TAC And MUARC Launch $8m Crash Investigation Study - Video

Enhanced Crash Investigation Study Launched In Victoria With TAC And MUARC

Victoria’s Transport Accident Commission (TAC) has partnered with the Monash University Accident Research Centre (...

Mar 17, 2014 (2 years ago)
Vic: TAC Safety Campaign Targeting Drug Drivers Over Long Weekend

Traffic Accident Commission In Victoria Targets Drug Drivers Over Long Weekend With New Road Safety Campaign

Victoria’s Transport Accident Commission (TAC) has launched a new road safety campaign, reminding drivers of ...

Mar 7, 2014 (2 years ago)
Motorcycle Lane Filtering: 'Good For NSW, Good For Victoria' Says VACC

Motorcycle Lane Filtering: “If It’s Good For NSW, It’s Good For Victoria” Says Victorian Automobile Chamber Of Commerce

The Victorian Automobile Chamber Of Commerce (VACC) is calling for motorcycle lane filtering laws to be introduced into ...

Mar 6, 2014 (2 years ago)
Melbourne Public Transport To Get $100m Upgrade In East West Link Project

Melbourne's public transport system will be given a $108 million upgrade as part of the coming East West Link projec...

Feb 11, 2014 (2 years ago)
Illegal Phone Use Doubles Over Decade, Penalties Increased: Vic

A survey late last year 946 Victorian motorists found that 63 percent of the respondents had used a hand-held mobile pho...

Feb 10, 2014 (2 years ago)
Nose-To-Tail And Parked Car Collisions Most Common In Australia: AAMI

Nose-To-Tail, Parked Car And Failure To Give Way Collisions Most Common In Australia: AAMI Annual Crash Index

Nose-to-tail incidents and dings with parked cars top the list of common collision types on Australian ro...

Feb 7, 2014 (2 years ago)
VACC Urges Motorists To Stay Cool, As More Hot Weather Approaches

VACC Urges Motorists To Stay Cool, Perform Basic Vehicle Checks As More Hot Weather Approaches

The Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC) has urged motorists to ensure their vehicles are ready for another h...

Feb 3, 2014 (2 years ago)
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