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It’s dangerous to be a kangaroo in Queanbeyan

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Frequent drivers on Australia’s country roads will know many native animals die unnecessarily from collisions with cars. Motorists also risk injury and serious damage to their vehicles from impact at speed.

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Australians love their motorbikes

Friday, 05 August 2016

If you’re thinking of buying a motorbike to get around, you’re not the only one. The fastest growth in any kind of vehicle registration was for motorbikes, up 22% between 2010 and 2015. As of 2015, there were 800,000 motor cycles in Australia and 28% of those were registered in NSW.

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Do we need to own a car?

Monday, 25 July 2016

Your car spends about 95% of the time sitting in a garage – yours or somebody else’s – and only 5% of time doing the work it’s designed for. It’s surprising that we so readily accept paying so much for something that just sits around.

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How easily cars float in a flood

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Extreme weather is a fact of life in Australia and recent storms along the East Coast have hammered people and property. A few unlucky ones have tried to drive through dangerous flash floods and lost their lives.

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The voice in your car

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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