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Parking fines: Move to Melbourne

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Thursday, 16 February 2017

People who no longer live in Sydney often say they left because of traffic and parking headaches. Even Melburnians pay much lower fines for the same offences than Sydneysiders, who are racking up huge parking fines. Meanwhile, councillors in Adelaide are calling for CBD parking fines to be cut in half because they are deterring visitors.

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Why it’s not enough to get your hands off it

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Monday, 13 February 2017

The Get your hand off it campaign, started in June 2013, warned against using hand-held mobile phones while driving. Yet Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has just found that using a hands-free mobile while driving is just as distracting as holding a mobile.

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What’s happening to bicycle riding?

Posted in Sydney CBD Cycleways
Thursday, 09 February 2017

Copenhagen is bicycle city – there are now more bikes than cars! In 1970, there were about 350,000 cars and 100,000 bikes. Today, there are 265,700 bike riders compared to 253,600 car drivers, right in the heart of the city.

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Australians want fuel efficiency first

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Monday, 06 February 2017

When Australians are buying a car, what is the biggest factor in their minds? You might think it is power, but 80% of buyers make fuel efficiency their top priority. A survey commissioned by Ford in 11 Asian countries found 29% of Australian buyers who end up choosing a powerful car regret they didn't pick a more fuel efficient one.

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Are lower speed limits really safer?

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Monday, 30 January 2017

In Australia, especially in cities and busy suburbs, speed limits are on the way down. The message is clear: speed kills. It makes sense that moving more slowly creates less impact if you are forced to stop. But what if moving too slowly changes the way you drive?

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