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Sharing the road is not easy for cars and bikes

Posted in Sydney CBD Cycleways
Friday, 01 April 2016
As part of the NSW government’s Go Together campaign, cyclists since 1 March 2016 need to carry a drivers licence or photo ID while riding. Certain offences, such as not wearing a helmet or not stopping at red lights, will now incur huge fines, some nearly six times higher than they were.

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Younger drivers are more at risk and pay more insurance

Posted in Greenslips
Tuesday, 29 March 2016
The main reason green slips are more expensive for younger drivers is because they are more likely to be involved in an accident.

  • Drivers 17 to 25 hold 16% of licences
  • More drivers 15-24 die in a road crash than any other age group
  • Drivers 17-20 are three times more likely than drivers over 21 and over to be involved in a serious crash
  • Far more males than females die in road crashes.
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Do you need a dashcam?

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Thursday, 24 March 2016
The way cars work has remained fundamentally unchanged since the internal combustion engine boldly took over from the horse. But radical new technologies continue to be added to our cars, such as GPS systems, parking sensors and now, dashcams. These new gadgets are often exciting, but do you need one?

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Have your say

Posted in Greenslips
Monday, 21 March 2016
The year 2016 may well be a time of change for the NSW green slip scheme, with three discussion papers published in quick succession. State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA), the regulator of the green slip scheme, invites motorists and other interested parties to have their say about:

   
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Strange driving offences

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Roads and Maritime Services issues a long document – currently 13 pages and around 650 offences – that lists all the general driving offences in NSW. The list can change at any time. You may wonder just how many of these offences you know about.

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