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JUN
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Police crack down on road users in Sydney CBD

Posted in Traffic
Monday, 29 June 2015

Last month marked the highest number of road fatalities in NSW since May 2013.

According to the latest statistics released by NSW Transport, 164 people have lost their lives since the beginning of this year.

Given the shocking nature of these figures, the police carried out a one-day operation in the Sydney CBD that resulted in a whopping 664 infringement notices issued to cyclists, pedestrians and motorists.

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JUN
25

NSW study into driver behaviour

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Thursday, 25 June 2015

The University of NSW has launched a landmark research project in collaboration with several academic institutions and government agencies to determine the naturalistic driving behaviour of Australians.

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JUN
24

GPS may reduce driver fatigue

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Driver fatigue is one of the top three contributors to fatalities on NSW roads, according to Transport for NSW.

In addition, crashes caused by fatigue are twice as likely to be fatal than other accidents. Approximately three in 10 road crashes in Australia that result in death or serious trauma are a result of driver fatigue.

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JUN
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ANCAP reduces road trauma and death

Posted in Automotive
Monday, 22 June 2015

In the next five years, serious trauma and deaths on roads will decrease by at least one third according to the Australian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP). This is due to the fact that most Australians will be travelling in cars with an ANCAP five-star safety rating.

It is estimated that close to half (40 per cent) of the kilometres driven this year will be in cars with the safety ratings.

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JUN
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NSW has worst record for animal collisions

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Wednesday, 03 June 2015

Article PhotoAnimal collisions in Australia are on the rise and will peak in the period between June and August if last year's insurance claims are anything to go by.

Insurance company AAMI says almost 19,000 claims for accidents with wayward wildlife were reported in 2014 and analysis shows the risk of such crashes increases by 30 per cent in winter months.

Drivers need to take extra care during the early morning and evening, according to AAMI spokesperson, Reuben Aitchison.

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