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Motorists Want Police To Combat Driver Distraction: RACQ

FRI, 5 OCT, 2012

A survey of RACQ members has found that a significant majority of motorists want "stronger enforcement" of road rules, especially thos...

Mobile Phone Use Behind The Wheel Growing In New South Wales: NRMA

MON, 26 MAR, 2012

New figures from insurer NRMA reveal that the use of mobile phones behind the wheel is growing, with over 40 percent of motorists admitting to t...

Volvo Launches Car-monitoring iPhone And Android Apps

FRI, 10 JUN, 2011

Volvo has unveiled a new virtual assistant in the form of a free mobile phone app, compatible with both the iPhone and Google's Android oper...

WA To Ease Off Mobile Phone Laws For Motorists, Other States May Clamp Down

MON, 14 FEB, 2011

The Western Australian Government will soon introduce new laws that will allow motorists to make handsfree mobile phone calls while driving. ...

MotorTexter Service Connects Drivers Through Number Plates And Mobile Phones

MON, 2 AUG, 2010

Our mobile phones may be about to get a genuine workout, with a new service called motorTEXTER giving motorists the ability to SMS or 'text&...

NRMA Survey: Drivers Still Texting, Eating, Shaving At The Wheel

WED, 9 JUN, 2010

New research has shown that many drivers are unperturbed by tougher penalties for mobile phone use while driving, with 24 percent of respondents...

Mobile Phone Use 'Equivalent To Drunk Driving': RACQ

THU, 20 MAY, 2010

NEW RESEARCH has shown that using a mobile phone while driving can delay reaction time as much as having a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent...

Victoria Police Book 14,000 Motorists Over Easter, 17,000 Caught By NSW Police

WED, 7 APR, 2010

VICTORIAN MOTORISTS clocked up more than 14,000 driving offences over the five-day Easter period, according to figures releases by Victoria Poli...

Texting While Driving On The Rise In 2010

MON, 25 JAN, 2010

Telstra has found that almost a third of Australian motorists are reading and sending SMS messages while driving. Around 31 percent of male respon...

NSW Police 24-Hour Blitz Nabs Nearly 1100 Using Mobiles While Driving

FRI, 4 DEC, 2009

conducted over 24 hours by NSW Police on Wednesday saw 1059 motorists caught talking or texting on their mobile phones while driving. Titled 'Oper...