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Stop hospital passes on country roads

Monday, 15 May 2017

Did you know you’re five times more likely to be killed on a country road than in the city? in 2016, 254 people lost their lives on NSW country roads. In fact, somebody is killed or seriously injured in a crash in the country every 85 minutes. In Dubbo and Mudgee alone, 12 people died in car crashes in 2016.

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MAY
08

The risks of motorcycles for the over 40s

Monday, 08 May 2017

Riding a motorcycle has always been riskier than driving a car, but perhaps that’s part of the appeal. Unfortunately, it’s not just young men who have fatal accidents on motorbikes.

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APR
13

Sleepy drivers crash more

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Too many Australians are falling asleep at the wheel and even more are driving while drowsy. Until recently, it was difficult to identify whether or not a driver was drowsy. Victorian researchers are now developing a test, using smart glasses, which is able to measure eyelid movements and blinks.

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APR
10

Driving cars out of cities

Monday, 10 April 2017

There may come a time when cars are no longer welcome in most cities. Already there are signs around the world this is starting to happen. The question is whether or when Sydney will stop its love affair with the car.

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FEB
27

Distracted driving – what to do about it

Monday, 27 February 2017

In 2016, nearly three times as many men than women died in crashes on NSW roads. It’s a terrible statistic considering it is usually twice as many men who die. It is more shocking considering the efforts made to bring the road toll down.

Read more: Distracted driving – what to do about it

   

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