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Ford Mustang - Custom Number Plates Now Available In Victoria

The arrival of Ford’s Mustang pony-car in Australia is close, and Victoria’s VicRoads Custom Plates has used the opportunity to sell so...

VicRoads Boss: Ditch Cars, Change Jobs, Cycle Or Use Public Transport

The boss of VicRoads has declared some of Melbourne’s busiest roads are close to capacity, with no workable way of relieving the city’s...

Vic: Mobile Phone Fines, Bus Lane Use Among Proposed Cycling Rule Changes

Cyclists in Victoria could face a raft of new rules and regulations following the preliminary findings in a report handed down this week.

Victorian JDM Fans Get Their Japanese Number Plates

Victorian motorists have another new style of number plate to choose from, this time targeted at fans of Japanese cars.

Melbourne's Metro Freeway Help Phones Heading For Extinction

Like the once ubiquitous payphone, freeway ‘Help Phones’ in Victoria are now on the endangered species list.

Vic: Japan-style Custom Plates Coming

Lovers of Japanese cars, rejoice: Victoria’s roads authority VicRoads is about to answer your pleas for a plate that fits your JDM baby.

Victoria: Raised Safety Platform Intersection To Be Trialled In Geelong

A notorious intersection in Geelong is about to become the first in Australia with raised safety platforms, under a trial conducted by Victoria&rsq...

FAIL: Roads Designed To Kill, Part 1

There are three key elements to the ‘road-safety equation’: safer drivers, safer cars and safer roads.

Strong Showing For Used Car Safety In 2014 Ratings Guide

The 2014 Used Car Safety Ratings guide shows just over half (51 percent) of the 227 vehicles listed received an ‘excellent’ or ‘g...

Proposed Changes To Victorian Vehicle Inspections A 'Deathtrap Danger': VACC

The Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC) has revived the issue of vehicle roadworthy inspections, as changes to the scheme continue to b...

VicRoads Rolls Into FPV’s GTF Party With Commemorative Plate

VicRoads has revealed a commemorative plate that celebrates the new FPV GT F 351 and the Falcon GT's long history.

Vic: More Cars Approved For P-Platers, Turbos And V8s Off Banned List

Victoria will shift its restricted vehicle program for young drivers from a ‘banned’ list to a power-to-weight ratio scheme from July 1...

Victoria: State Budget To Deliver An Extra $130m For Roads

Victoria’s State Government has outlined plans for a $130 million boost to road funding in the upcoming state budget, along with more funds f...

Warnings Against Mobile Phone Use While Driving "Too Extreme" Say AMTA

The Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) has reminded drivers that using a mobile phone correctly mounted in a fixed cradle is s...

TAC Launches ‘Get Through The Red Together’ Campaign In Victoria

Victoria’s Transport Accident Commission (TAC) has launched a new road safety campaign, aimed at the parents and guardians of young drivers.

Tough New Mobile Phone Laws On The Way For Victoria

Restrictions on using a mobile phone while driving are about to get a lot tougher in Victoria, with new laws and higher fines.

City Link Plan To Toll Scooters And Motorcycles From 2014: Are We Nuts?

TMR Opinion Why are we saddled with such short-sighted Governments?  Melbourne is a city in near grid-lock at peak times, and brought ea...

VIC: Proposed Roadworthy Changes Meet Stiff Competition

New money-saving proposals by Victoria's road authority VicRoads have been slammed by the Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC) th...

Vic: Speed Limit Overhaul To Limit Confusion In Regional And Urban Areas

Motorists travelling through regional centres of Victoria will soon benefit from a speed limit overhaul designed to limit confusion.

2012 MUARC 'Used Car' Safety Ratings: Best And Worst Buys

Victoria's Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC) has released new data on Australia's safest used cars, listing the best an...

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