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JAN
30

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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JAN
27

New motorbikes – best sales in 7 years

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Friday, 27 January 2017

Did you buy a new motorbike in 2016? You’re in good company. Sales of new motorbikes, all terrain vehicles (ATVs) and scooters in Australia lifted 6.6% from 2015 to 2016. People bought 114,783 shiny new motorbikes, ATVs and scooters during the year. This was the strongest result in 7 years.

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JAN
23

Should parking spaces be SUV sized?

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Monday, 23 January 2017

Accidents in car parks are becoming more common. Many modern cars, especially SUVs, are simply too wide for old-style parking spaces and have scrapes on the sides to prove it.

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JAN
19

Vehicle transactions on your mobile

Posted in Licencing & Registration
Thursday, 19 January 2017

It is increasingly common and often quicker to pay bills on your mobile phone. The NSW government wants to make all transactions with them more convenient. If you sign up for a MyServiceNSW account on your mobile, among other transactions, you can:

   
JAN
16

Cars are unaffordable to run in Sydney

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Monday, 16 January 2017

According to a 2016 housing affordability survey, Sydney is the second most expensive in the world after Hong Kong. It’s no surprise that transport in Sydney is becoming very expensive, compared to other Australian cities. Australian Automobile Association (AAA) has just developed Australia’s first Transport Affordability Index to show exactly who pays what for transport, including car ownership and public transport.

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