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New ideas to reform the green slip scheme

Posted in Insurance
Tuesday, 12 April 2016
As prices for your green slip in NSW continue to climb, Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation, Victor Dominello says the NSW green slip scheme is ripe for reform. He has released a discussion paper for people who want to have a say about improving the green slip scheme.

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Bad driving habits to unlearn

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Friday, 08 April 2016
Many drivers would agree that other drivers have annoying bad habits when behind the wheel. On any journey, whether it’s round the suburbs, a long trip interstate, or a late-night dash to the petrol station, there’s always somebody doing something stupid or dangerous on the road.

Those of us who are perfect drivers just can’t help noticing the bad habits of others.

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Do you really know the road rules?

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Tuesday, 05 April 2016
Most drivers probably think they know all the road rules in NSW - or at least, the ones they need to know. Yet it is not unusual for the driving basics to become blurry after a few years behind the wheel. As part of Road Rules Awareness Week, introduced in 2013, Transport NSW publishes a list of the top 10 most misunderstood road rules.

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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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