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ANCAP announces latest five star safety ratings

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Article PhotoThe Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has announced its latest safety ratings for three vehicles available on the Australian market.

In a January 28 media statement, ANCAP revealed that the current model Honda Jazz had achieved the rating based on a number of physical crash tests conducted by the authority and sister program, Malaysian-based South East Asian New Car Assessment Program (ASEAN NCAP).

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Defensive Driving Basics

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Monday, 16 February 2015

On an average day in New South Wales there are dozens of car accidents, many of which can be easily avoided by being a more proactive driver and by employing some hazard avoidance techniques.

Effective techniques that may improve your hazard perception include keeping a safe distance from other vehicles, scanning your surroundings, and being more proactive in regard to other road users and pedestrians.

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Motorists save on Licence renewal costs

Posted in Licencing & Registration
Friday, 13 February 2015

Article PhotoNSW drivers have saved approximately $70 million through half price licence renewals over the past two-and-a-half years, according to the latest report from Transport for NSW.

Motorists have saved up to $85 after changes to the scheme were announced in 2012.

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Police ask for caution on the roads

Posted in Traffic
Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Article PhotoPolice are asking motorists on NSW roads to be cautious as the road toll takes an unfortunate increase over the past few weeks.

Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay has described the recent events as heartbreaking. Including the first week of February, the road toll stands at 48 for NSW.

"We're just over a month into the year and sadly many families across our state are grieving the loss of loved ones," said Mr Gay in a recent release.

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Driving Fatigued

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Monday, 09 February 2015

Article PhotoNot driving while fatigued may seem like a no-brainer, but the New South Wales government is still concerned about the number of people who are threatening safety on the state's roads by driving whilst fatigued and drowsy. According to Transport for New South Wales, fatigue is one of the main causes of road fatality, with research suggesting it is just as dangerous as drink driving.

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