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Corrina Baird

Writer and Researcher, greenslips.com.au

Corrina used to lend her car to her kids and discovered what Ls, Ps and demerits mean for greenslips. After 20 years in financial services and over 8 years with greenslips.com.au, she’s an expert in the NSW CTP scheme. Read more about Corrina

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Why don’t we like parallel parking?

Is it true that nobody likes parallel parking? Are men more confident at parking than women? The answers are not as obvious as you might think. As more cars park themselves, there may come a time when we don’t know how to do it.

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Why parking is getting harder

Do you think it’s getting harder to park? If you live in the city, it’s getting harder because many cars have outgrown the standard size parking space. This means there’s more chance of damage while parked. Find out whether your green slip covers you for car park accidents or prangs and scrapes. Read More

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When did you last see an RBT?

When was the last time you saw an RBT on the street? The NRMA claims RBTs deter motorists and there should be a lot more of them. We look at the stats on trauma caused by drink driving and question whether some drink driving is still socially acceptable. Read More

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Should cyclists have to buy a greenslip?

All vehicle owners in NSW must be covered by a greenslip in case they injure or kill someone on the road. While drivers can injure or kill cyclists, cyclists can also injure or kill other road users. Yet, they won’t be properly compensated unless the rider can pay. Should cyclists have to buy a greenslip? Read More

Summer travels with Charlie, Luna and Gucci

So you’re off on summer holidays and you want to take Luna, your four-legged friend. First, ask if it’s a good idea to take her with you. Second, prepare to make her (and you) comfortable and happy on the way. Plus a few tips about what not to do. Read More

How to save money on tolls

If you pay road tolls regularly, you know how pricey they have become. greenslips.com.au has been calculating the cost of five trips in Sydney for over 6 years. In that time, toll charges for those trips have gone up by 25%, and doubled if a trip included the M5 East. Fortunately, there are ways you can save money on tolls. Read More