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Do you need a dashcam?

Thursday, 24 March 2016
The way cars work has remained fundamentally unchanged since the internal combustion engine boldly took over from the horse. But radical new technologies continue to be added to our cars, such as GPS systems, parking sensors and now, dashcams. These new gadgets are often exciting, but do you need one?

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Strange driving offences

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Roads and Maritime Services issues a long document – currently 13 pages and around 650 offences – that lists all the general driving offences in NSW. The list can change at any time. You may wonder just how many of these offences you know about.

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Best cars in Australia today

Monday, 07 March 2016
Choosing a car can be a tricky experience in today’s world of fierce competition and technological complexity. Some people want plenty of style and grunt and someone else just wants to drive safely and save fuel. The NRMA and six other state auto clubs got together to create Australia’s Best Cars, a comprehensive car awards program that helps you decide which car suits your lifestyle.

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Now it’s easier to find cheaper petrol

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Thanks to action by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACC), motorists will be able to find the cheapest petrol nearby in real time.

Many motorists will welcome this information, especially now that oil prices are at an 11-year low but petrol profit margins, around 15.1 cents a litre, are higher than ever. Petrol prices vary considerably between cities and regional centres and within cities too.

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Windscreen washers, only in Canberra

Monday, 18 January 2016

Next time you are stopped at an intersection and waiting for the lights to change, you may be approached by somebody wielding a squeegee. Yet, walking into the road to wash somebody’s windscreen is an offence everywhere in Australia – except in Canberra.

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