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JUN
27

Driving is not what it used to be

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Monday, 27 June 2016

If the future of driving is self-driving cars, then what’s happening now? Car manufacturers are introducing all kinds of clever ideas to entertain and protect drivers – and pedestrians too.

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JUN
20

Road rage: Don’t drive on Fridays in August

Posted in Driver Courtesy
Monday, 20 June 2016

Our greenslips.com.au poll, Is common courtesy lacking on our roads?, received a resounding 88% Yes. But the poll didn’t ask about incidents of road rage. Anecdotal evidence suggests drivers everywhere are becoming increasingly less patient and a lot more aggressive.

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JUN
14

Could driving become illegal?

Posted in Automotive
Tuesday, 14 June 2016

It’s illegal to drive unregistered or uninsured, over the speed limit or under the influence of drugs and alcohol, but what if it were illegal to drive at all?

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JUN
07

Quirky ideas to slow us down

Posted in Traffic
Tuesday, 07 June 2016

All over the world people have had original, sometimes quirky, ideas about how to slow motorists down. England uses smileys, France creates cardboard cut-outs to represent people who have died, and now India is trialling virtual speed bumps.

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JUN
02

In-ground traffic lights for smombies

Posted in Traffic
Thursday, 02 June 2016

There’s a new word for people using smart phones without looking up to see where they’re going – “smombies”.

The Germans coined the word to combine “smart phone” and “zombie”. One enterprising German city in Bavaria has introduced in-ground traffic lights so texters don’t even have to look up.

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