22 Apr 2024

What is a car recall, and what should I do?

3 weeks ago 0

Manufacturer safety car recalls can affect hundreds of thousands of cars around the world, so, should you be concerned if your car is recalled?

Practical Motoring
How to drive in the snow
18 Jun 2021

How to drive safely on snow and ice

3 years ago 4 1

With winter about to hit Australia and many of the parts copping an early icy blast, we thought it timely to provide tips on how to drive in snow and ice.

Isaac Bober 4
17 Mar 2021

When and how to use the different lights in your car

3 years ago 4 0

Fog lights, headlights, highbeams, daytime running lights and hazard lights…there are more than a few different lights in your car […]

Alex Rae 4
04 Mar 2021

Buying or selling a secondhand child car restraint

3 years ago 1 0

It makes sense to recycle children’s clothing and there’s big business in selling used cars… Here’s what you need to know when buying a used child car restraint.

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18 Feb 2021

What to do when a tyre blows out

3 years ago 0 0

Those four wheels on the road are the crucial connection that keeps you safe when moving. Of course, despite being […]

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14 Sep 2020

Is it illegal to mount a phone (or smartwatch) on the windscreen?

4 years ago 5 0

Can you mount and charge your phone on the windscreen in a car to make calls and use navigation? How […]

Alex Rae 5
14 Aug 2020

Quick tips to be a better car lover

4 years ago 4 0

Cars. Big hunks of metal built to last hundreds of kays, right? Only if you look after them, which can […]

Practical Motoring 4
11 Aug 2020

A simple text message before driving might save your life

4 years ago 0 0

Before you hop into a car next, you might want to hop onto your phone and do this first. Amazingly, […]

Alex Rae 0
Check your fluids
27 Dec 2019

How to perform a quick car safety check

4 years ago 0 0

Keeping your car in good running order might sound like a daunting prospect but it isn’t. Here’s how to perform a quick car safety check…start the clock.

Isaac Bober 0
Jeep Wrangler 3 star ANCAP rating
19 Dec 2019

Jeep improves Wrangler’s terrible ANCAP rating

4 years ago 0 0

The addition of safety technology has improved the Wrangler’s ANCAP rating but there are some concerns over structural safety.

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11 Nov 2019

Does a ute need to have its load distributed a certain way?

5 years ago 1 4

As more utes become used for work and play, load carrying and weight distribution are becoming a concern. Here’s what you need to know.

Robert Pepper 1
Electronic Stability Control
21 Jun 2019

What is Electronic Stability Control (ESC)?

5 years ago 0 0

ESC, or Electronic Stability Control goes by many names… but what is it and why is it such an important automotive safety feature?

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Volvo has announced the launch of technology across Europe that allows Volvo vehicles to communicate safety data with other Volvo cars.
16 Apr 2019

Volvo cars to communicate safety data to each other…

5 years ago 1 0

Volvo has announced the launch of technology across Europe that allows Volvo cars to communicate safety data with other Volvo cars.

Isaac Bober 1
ANCAP crashes Toyota Corollas
31 May 2017

Buying a ‘safe’ car for first-time drivers… it isn’t as easy as ANCAP would have you believe

7 years ago 1 12

When it comes to buying a car for first-time drivers, are cheap and safe mutually exclusive?

Robert Pepper 1
electronic stability control explained
18 Oct 2016

What is ESC or Electronic Stability Control?

8 years ago 1 12

Electronic stability control (ESC) has been compulsory on all passenger cars sold in Australia since 2013, but just what is ESC and how does it work?

Isaac Bober 1
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