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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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MAY
30

Should traffic fines be based on income?

Posted in Traffic
Monday, 30 May 2016

New South Wales has the most expensive CTP insurance in Australia but, during 2014-15, South Australia had the highest average traffic fine of $410. A report by Australia Institute claims this hits low income earners too hard and proposes Australia adopt the Finnish method of basing fines on income.

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MAY
23

Queenslanders to be covered for lifetime injuries

Posted in Insurance
Monday, 23 May 2016

Every week about three Queenslanders suffer catastrophic, life-changing injuries in a road crash. Yet Queensland is currently the only state or territory in Australia without a lifetime care and support scheme to come in by 1 July 2016.

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