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JUL
04

The voice in your car

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Monday, 04 July 2016

How many drivers these days have a tattered copy of the local map book in their glove box? Chances are you are one of many motorists in Australia using car navigation systems or satnavs. But do you find your satnav distracting? Do you find you have to stop talking to your passengers so you can follow its instructions?

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JUN
27

Driving is not what it used to be

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Monday, 27 June 2016

If the future of driving is self-driving cars, then what’s happening now? Car manufacturers are introducing all kinds of clever ideas to entertain and protect drivers – and pedestrians too.

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JUN
20

Road rage: Don’t drive on Fridays in August

Posted in Driver Courtesy
Monday, 20 June 2016

Our greenslips.com.au poll, Is common courtesy lacking on our roads?, received a resounding 88% Yes. But the poll didn’t ask about incidents of road rage. Anecdotal evidence suggests drivers everywhere are becoming increasingly less patient and a lot more aggressive.

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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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