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Federal Budget 2011: Little For Motorists
Little For Australia's Motorists In 2011 Federal Budget

There is little joy for motorists in Federal Treasurer Wayne Swann's fourth Budget, the first of the Gillard Labo...

May 11, 2011 (6 years ago)
Speeding Motorists Could Soon Get Penalty Notifications Via SMS
Text Messages To Notify Motorists Of Speeding Penalties

Speeding motorists caught by fixed cameras in Queensland may soon find a penalty notice in their SMS inbox, if a reco...

Aug 9, 2010 (7 years ago)


Breath Tests Effective In Cutting Road Toll, But Not Everywhere: Study

FRI, 30 AUG, 2013

A study has concluded that Random Breath Testing (RBT) can have a direct impact on reducing alcohol-related road trauma in Australia, but only s...

Australia's Highways Take A Beating In 2013 Report Card

MON, 29 JUL, 2013

So, where are all the dollars going that are stripped off motorists in registration fees, fines, GST dividends and fuel excise? The just-rel...

Toyota Australia Donates Diesel Prado For Rice-Growing Trial

WED, 10 JUL, 2013

Toyota Australia has donated a diesel Prado to a group of Japanese rice farmers working in North Queensland to trial the growing of Japanese rice.

Compulsory Third Party Insurance Reform: ACT Confirmed, On-Hold In NSW

WED, 10 JUL, 2013

Both the Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales have committed to reforming their respective Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance sc...

The Week That Was: Volvo S60 Polestar, Opel Astra OPC Review, New Mazda3

SUN, 23 JUN, 2013

Volvo hogged the headlines this week, with confirmation that the Swedish carmaker is back in Australian touring car racing.

Fuel Theft Up 150 Percent In Queensland, 76 Percent In NSW

MON, 17 JUN, 2013

Alarming crime statistics reveal that fuel theft from service station “drive-offs” has risen 150 percent in Queensland over the last...

Congestion Charges Necessary For Sustainable Australian Cities: Study

THU, 9 MAY, 2013

A new study published this week by Australian public policy think-tank, the Grattan Institute, outlines the benefits of congestion charges and time...

Veefil Fast Charger For Electric Vehicles Launched In Brisbane

WED, 8 MAY, 2013

Queensland company Tritium has launched a new electric vehicle (EV) fast charger at the Brisbane Powerhouse this week.

Queensland Motorists Picking Up 2000 Speeding Tickets Each Day

THU, 11 APR, 2013

Queensland motorists are racking up speeding fines to the tune of 2000 each day, on average, according to new figures.

RACQ Pushing For Mandatory Reporting Of Medically Unfit Drivers

THU, 11 OCT, 2012

Queensland's RACQ has thrown its support behind a proposal that would see mandatory reporting of patients deemed by their GP to be medi...


Queensland To Review Roadwork Signage To Reduce Driver Frustration

WED, 20 JAN, 2010

QUEENSLAND MAIN ROADS Minister Craig Wallace announced this week that the State Government will review signage around roadwork sites in an effort ...