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Motor Vehicle

JUL
04

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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JUN
27

Driving is not what it used to be

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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MAY
16

Should we have zero blood alcohol while driving?

Monday, 16 May 2016

Before you drive home from the pub after a couple of drinks, you need to consider what your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is. Alcohol was involved in 15% of fatal crashes in New South Wales during 2013-2015 and more than 20% of fatal crashes in Queensland in 2014-2015. Unfortunately, most people who die or hurt others while drink-driving are well over the legal BAC limit.

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APR
30

Swans and Giants work together for road safety

Saturday, 30 April 2016

Usually AFL teams are competing with each other but, on this occasion, Sydney Swans and Greater Western Sydney (GWS) Giants are working together for road safety. NSW Centre for Road Safety has signed them up again to help raise awareness of mobile phone distraction and driver fatigue in NSW.

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APR
08

Bad driving habits to unlearn

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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