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What Grinds My Gears: The Pedestrian Council
What Grinds My Gears: The Pedestrian Council

Of late, one of my least favourite people is a certain Harold Scruby. He's the 'chief executive' of the Pedestrian...

Aug 11, 2008 (9 years ago)
Park Your Maserati on Your Balcony
Alternative car parking methods

The world's population keeps on growing, but recent discoveries have shown that the overall dimensions of Earth are not...

Aug 1, 2008 (9 years ago)
The New CO2 Solution: Bury It in the Ocean
The New CO2 Solution: Bury It in the Ocean

Climate change has replaced recycling as THE environmental cause du jour, with the phrase being on everyone's lips. And...

Jul 16, 2008 (9 years ago)


Vic Police: Operation Ardent Nabs 216 Drivers On First Day, Twitter Experiment A Success

FRI, 24 JUL, 2009

DAY ONE of Victoria Police's three-day Operation Ardent blitz saw 216 motorists nabbed, with 14 charged with exceeding the alcohol limit - the wor...

Whiplash Prevention, Falcon Best Of Locals, Commercial Vehicles Still 'Poor', Says NRMA

THU, 23 JUL, 2009

INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH undertaken by NRMA Insurance in Australia, Thatcham Motor Insurance Research Centre in the UK and the Insurance Institute f...

Victoria Police Look To Twitter During 'Operation Ardent' Reckless Driving Blitz

THU, 23 JUL, 2009

TWITTER, the social networking 'micro-blogging' website which has quickly built momentum among internet dwellers, now counts Victoria Police among...

Queensland Fine Cheats To Have Wheels Clamped Under New Trial

WED, 22 JUL, 2009

THE QUEENSLAND STATE GOVERNMENT is going into the clamping business.

Petrol Prices Set To Drop Again

TUE, 21 JUL, 2009

THE AVERAGE PETROL PRICE dropped last week by 0.3 cents to 125.6 cents a litre, and, according to Commonwealth Securities economist Savanth Sebast...

NSW RTA And UNSW Research Finds Drivers' Lives Undervalued

WED, 15 JUL, 2009

NEW RESEARCH by the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and commissioned by the RTA (NSW) has shown that traditional means of determining which r...

Sydney CBD May Soon Be Car-Free

FRI, 3 JUL, 2009

SYDNEY LORD MAYOR Clover Moore has today renewed her commitment to clearing the Sydney CBD's "unpleasant" and "congested" roads of cars, with a vi...

German Town Offers A Look At Life Without Cars

TUE, 30 JUN, 2009

MORE THAN A FEW writers have explored the idea of an advanced future society that, having left the car and its pollution-belching engine behind, l...

BMW Art Ad Canned By Advertising Watchdog For Promoting Hooning

MON, 29 JUN, 2009

BMW HAS DRAWN the ire of the Australian Advertising Standards Bureau for one of its advertising campaigns.

Victoria Police Warns Hoons Could Lose Cars For Three Months

MON, 29 JUN, 2009

VICTORIA POLICE MINISTER Bob Cameron has warned today that drivers caught speeding more than 70km/h over the limit could lose their cars immediate...



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