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Ex-Highway Patrol Officer Turned MP Says ‘Speed Up’ On Victorian Highways, But QUT Says ‘Slow Down’ In Suburban Streets

WED, 14 SEP, 2016

Australia’s outdated speed laws are again under the microscope, with an ex-highway patrol officer from Victoria Police, now a member of parli...

Why Do We Tailgate? Queensland University Of Technology Launches Study

WED, 9 SEP, 2015

All drivers hate it, and yet most are guilty of doing it.

Bored Young Drivers Veering Toward Risky Behaviour: QUT

WED, 17 JUN, 2015

Research by the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has found young drivers, males especially, are taking risks on the road due to boredom.

Drink Driving: ‘Steering Clear’ Program Aims To Stop Re-offending

TUE, 26 MAY, 2015

A new program which aims to prevent drink drivers from re-offending is about to be trialled in Cairns and Brisbane.

Criminal History Common Among Repeat High-range Speeders: QUT

MON, 25 MAY, 2015

Drivers caught repeatedly exceeding speed limits in the high-range category are more likely to have a criminal history away from the roads, a new s...

Young Male Motorists Respond Best To Funny Safety Messages: Study

MON, 27 APR, 2015

A new study by Queensland University of Technology’s Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety (CARRS-Q) suggests that young male motori...

Parents Setting Bad Example With Mobile Phones While Driving: QUT

MON, 24 NOV, 2014

A new Queensland University of Technology study has found parents are setting a poor example when it comes to mobile phone use behind the wheel.

Drivers Ignoring Speed Limits At Inactive Roadwork Sites: QUT

TUE, 7 OCT, 2014

Surprising no one, a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) study has found drivers are ignoring roadwork speed limits if they cannot see a...

Car Hacking Risk Is Real: QUT Professor

FRI, 19 SEP, 2014

A Queensland University of Technology (QUT) academic says car security has not kept pace with advancements in other technology, and that the risk f...

Driver Etiquette More Important To Road Users Than Safe Driving: Study

TUE, 26 AUG, 2014

Rude and inconsiderate motorists are more likely than dangerous driving to anger other road users, new research has found.