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30

Driveway campaign highlights growing danger

Thursday, 30 October 2014

Article PhotoDrive down any suburban Australian road on a summer day and you will see countless children playing and on the driveway of their home. However, this is one place that can cause danger without warning and an area the NSW government is targeting in its latest safety campaign.

Announced recently, the state government is working alongside the Georgina Josephine Foundation to spread the word on driveway safety and how to curb the increasing accident rate.

The base of the campaign revolves around a video that highlights basic measures such as driveway access, visibility and ensuring garages are fitted with child locks. The video is available from the foundation's workshops and website as well as on the Centre for Road Safety webpage.

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OCT
30

Is driving on the left safer than on the right

Thursday, 30 October 2014
It sure would be convenient if every country drove on the same side of the road. This would surely make it easier for tourists and prevent them from making a potentially fatal error by driving on the wrong side of the road.

However, it's a fact that some countries drive on the left (74 countries) while others drive on the right (166 countries). Australia is among the minority of countries that drive on the left. The question then is whether driving on the left or right really makes a difference from a safety standpoint.

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OCT
09

What is the most disliked road in NSW?

Thursday, 09 October 2014

If every road was a dream, then we probably would have many less road rage incidents, accidents and congestion to deal with on an everyday basis. However, in reality, this isn't the case and there are countless roads that really get us down.

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OCT
03

NSW eliminating more speed cameras

Friday, 03 October 2014

The NSW government has announced the removal of more speed cameras.

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SEP
04

A focus on driver distractions

Thursday, 04 September 2014

NSW's "Get Your Hand Off It" mobile phone distraction campaign, in operation since June 2013, has already been credited with preventing many accidents. However, some powerful sporting stars have thrown their weight towards the campaign to give it another boost.

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