Calls to lower the blood alcohol limit to 0.02 in Australia
12 Dec 2019

Myth-Busting: I’m safe to drive after drinking one or two drinks

Most people will claim that they’re ‘well under the limit’ and thus fine to drive after having one or two alcoholic drinks. But are you safe to drive after one or two drinks?

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Spider on a car
06 Dec 2019

How to keep spiders out of your car

Ever had a spider crawl across your dashboard, or out from behind your wing mirror? Here’s how to keep spiders out of your car.

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mobile phone detection cameras sign
02 Dec 2019

Melbourne to introduce mobile phone cameras

New overhead cameras will go live in Victoria to detect motorists using mobile phones with increased fines and demerit points after an initial trial.

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VW Touareg footwell thongs driving
02 Dec 2019

Is it illegal to wear thongs, eat, drink or smoke while driving?

It’s summer in Australia and the old myth about is it illegal to wear thongs while driving pops up again. We debunk it so you know what you can and can’t do.

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Ford Ranger Raptor police car ute
02 Dec 2019

UK police trial Ford Ranger Raptor

Ford’s convict-colony developed Ranger could be servicing justice in the UK soon.

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VW Tiguan Proline front
21 Nov 2019

VW’s Police-ready Tiguan Proline revealed

Australian police may soon have a new 162kW ‘offroad’ German squad car geared towards first responders.

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How to attach a snatch strap
13 Nov 2019

How to use a snatch strap

If you drive off-road, sooner or later you’ll either need recovering or need to recover someone. Here’s how to use a snatch strap correctly and safely.

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31 Oct 2019

Call for narrower lanes despite cars growing bigger

“Australian cities would get far more value out of their road space if we switched to smaller vehicles,” says Aussie think tank.

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in-car etiquette
28 Oct 2019

Nine simple car etiquette rules

Most of us understand the importance of good manners in everyday life – not least of all because we’ve had them drummed into us from a young age…

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overtaking on highway
23 Oct 2019

The Australian Overtake… and why we shouldn’t be proud of it

There’s an overtaking manoeuvre unique to Australia, and it’s nothing to be proud of.

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21 Oct 2019

Unmarked BMW M3 Police car in Canberra

Next time you pull up at the lights to drag a BMW M3, it might pay to check who’s driving it first.

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17 Oct 2019

You’re most likely to have a car crash in Melbourne

Driving around Melbourne is akin to playing Russian roulette with your car, according to statistics released by car insurance company AAMI.

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15 Oct 2019

10 signs you’re a bad driver

Think you’re a good driver? Of course you do, you’re human. But think again if you’re doing any of these, our 10 signs you’re a bad driver…

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Keep left unless overtaking
26 Dec 2017

Overtaking lanes… and why they’re dangerous?

Just the other day I was overtaken right at the end of an overtaking lane… it was dangerous. I got angry. But I was in the wrong.

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volvo's autonomous emergency braking
09 Dec 2017

Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) Explained

Every so often a new safety technology comes along that has the potential to make a big difference to the road toll. Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) explained.

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