Tagged “road safety”

Mobile Phone ‘Simplicity’ Proposed As Next Step For Safety By NHTSA

America’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has suggested mobile phone companies alter their products to offer nothing b...

Free Ride Ends For Diplomat Drivers In Canberra Due To Hundreds Of Unpaid Fines

For anyone who’s ever driven around Canberra, it’s common knowledge that diplomats have a ‘get out of jail free’ card when ...

Speed Enforcement Keeps Our Eyes Off The Road - University Of Western Australia

Findings from a study released this week confirm what most in the motoring community already knew - that draconian enforcement of speed limits has ...

JLR Teams Up With Ford And Tata To Test Connected Vehicle Technology

Jaguar Land Rover will join two other carmakers in a wide-reaching test of connected vehicle technologies, concentrating on three areas of research.

Tesla Goes Fully Autonomous - All Models Now ‘Full Self-Driving’

Tesla has announced that every car it builds from now on will have the capacity to drive itself.

Northern Territory Open Speed Limits Still Available To Carmakers - Gunner

Criticised for his government’s decision to scrap the open speed limit trial in the Northern Territory as a matter of urgency, this week Labo...

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

Australia’s outdated speed laws are again under the microscope, with an ex-highway patrol officer from Victoria Police, now a member of parli...

Northern Territory Open Speed Limits Scrapped By Incoming Labor Government

Despite what could only be described as a successful return to open speed limits in parts of the Northern Territory, the new NT government has decl...

Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Coupe Reports For Duty With Victoria Police

Victoria Police has taken delivery of a new highway patrol car from the high-performance tuners at Mercedes-AMG - a GLE 63 S Coupe SUV.

NSW Cycling Laws - Tougher Fines ID Requirements And Passing Buffers From March

Cyclists in New South Wales will have to abide by a new set of rules from March next year, and some associated fines are set to jump.

Australia First To Adopt Tough New Global Side Impact Regulations

Australian motorists can expect better protection in the future, thanks to the introduction of a new side-impact protection standard as part of the...

NSW Mobile Speed Cameras Now Brighter With More Signage

It may perplex the other states, but the New South Wales Government remains committed to signposting all of its speed and red light cameras.  ...

Mobile Phones - Demerit Point Penalties In NSW Double For Christmas And Increase In 2016

New South Wales will add mobile phone offences to its hit list over the Christmas and New Year’s holiday period as part of the state’s ...

Ford Aims To Keep High Drivers Grounded With New Drug Driving Suit - Video

Ford Europe has demonstrated a new ‘suit’ which it says gives drivers the opportunity to experience life behind the wheel while under t...

Speed Cameras NSW - Record Revenue Yet Rising Road Toll

The New South Wales State Government has come under fire for its red light and speed camera programs, after figures revealed the cameras are raking...

Bosch Australia Boss Calls For Autonomous Technology To Be Fast-Tracked

On the eve of a Driverless Vehicle Conference in Adelaide, Bosch Australia boss Gavin Smith has called for the technology to be fast-tracked.

Motorcycle Helmet Cameras Get The Thumbs Down In Victorian Court

Victorian motorcycle rider Max Lichtenbaum has unsuccessfully challenged a fine handed to him by police for using a camera attached to his hel...

Why Do We Tailgate? Queensland University Of Technology Launches Study

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

NSW And Northern Territory Look To Speedier Future

The governments of New South Wales and the Northern Territory are both looking to increase speed limits on some of their major roads.

ANCAP And AMA Combine To Launch New Road Safety Campaign

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) and the Australian Medical Association (AMA) have joined forces to push for increased safe...

Gallery2016 Jaguar Land Rover Connected Vehicle Testing - V2V V2I

Gallery2016 Tesla Autopilot - Full Autonomous

Gallery2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 Coupe - Victoria Police

Gallery2013 ANCAP Crash Test Demonstation

GalleryGM's Teen Driver Safety System

GalleryJaguar Land Rover Bike Sense Alert System - Concept

GalleryRoads Designed To Kill - Part 2

GalleryRoads Designed To Kill - Part 1

GalleryToyota Safety Sense - Road Safety Features

GalleryBosch Electronic Stability Control

2015 Ford Drug-Driving Suit

2015 Ford Drug-Driving Suit POSTED THU, 26 NOV, 2015

Queensland Police Helmet Cameras - Today Tonight

Queensland Police Helmet Cameras - Today Tonight POSTED THU, 17 SEP, 2015

NHTSA Driver Alcohol Detection System For Safety (DADSS)

NHTSA Driver Alcohol Detection System For Safety (DADSS) POSTED THU, 11 JUN, 2015

TAC - Make Every Drive A Good Example

TAC - Make Every Drive A Good Example POSTED WED, 8 APR, 2015

Ford Intelligent Speed Limiter - Ford S-Max

Ford Intelligent Speed Limiter - Ford S-Max POSTED SAT, 28 MAR, 2015

GM's Teen Driver Feature - New Teen Driver Safety Technology

GM POSTED MON, 23 MAR, 2015

TAC and MUARC - How Enhanced Crash Investigation Study Will Work

TAC and MUARC - How Enhanced Crash Investigation Study Will Work POSTED MON, 17 MAR, 2014

TAC and MUARC - Enhanced Crash Investigation Study

TAC and MUARC - Enhanced Crash Investigation Study POSTED MON, 17 MAR, 2014

Euro NCAP - Collision Avoidance Testing Demonstration

Euro NCAP - Collision Avoidance Testing Demonstration POSTED MON, 30 SEP, 2013

IIHS - Collision Avoidance Testing Demonstration

IIHS - Collision Avoidance Testing Demonstration POSTED MON, 30 SEP, 2013