11 Jun 2024

Is It Legal to Mount and Charge Your Phone on the Car Windscreen? Here’s What You Need to Know

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Can you mount and charge your phone on the windscreen in a car to make calls and use navigation? How about using a smartwatch?

Alex Rae 5
21 May 2024

Are you safe to drive after one or two drinks?

3 weeks ago 4 0

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?

Practical Motoring 4
09 May 2024

What is Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB)?

1 month ago 3 1

If you’re learning about Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) and want to know how it works, our full explainer on AEB will help you understand it.

Practical Motoring 3
woman wearing sunglasses while driving
28 Mar 2024

Really, you should wear sunglasses when driving in the rain

3 months ago 33

While it might sound like the opposite of what’s best, but wearing sunglasses in the rain and fog is likely to improve visibility…

Practical Motoring
23 Jul 2021

Are you a bad driver?

3 years ago 7

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…

Practical Motoring
17 May 2021

Urban design can help improve air quality

3 years ago 0 0

Smart design idea can help to improve air quality alongside roads. Cleaner air may be coming to a roadside near […]

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03 May 2021

Triumph SOS app detects accidents automatically

3 years ago 1 0

Accident detection and alert system available to any rider, regardless of the motorcycle they ride. Triumph has launched an app […]

Phil Suriano 1
How to attach a snatch strap
01 May 2021

How to use a snatch strap

3 years ago 2

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.

Practical Motoring
03 Mar 2021

What lights to use when driving in fog or hazardous conditions

3 years ago 2 0

Conditions turn bad as fog covers the road and you can’t see anywhere near as much as you could just […]

Alex Rae 2
21 Jan 2021

Push for 30 and 40km/h limit on all Victorian streets

3 years ago 21 0

Will we see 30 and 40km/h speed limits widespread in Victoria soon? A healthy walking advocate charity, Victoria Walks, is […]

Alex Rae 21
27 Oct 2020

Road rage? Time to take a chill pill

4 years ago 0 0

A new road campaign says that practicing mindfulness will help reduce needless road rage. The National Road Safety Partnership Program […]

Alex Rae 0
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
10 Aug 2020

Driving tips for country and rural roads

4 years ago 1 0

Anyone with a licence should know how to drive already, but the conditions and scenarios that happen on the country […]

Practical Motoring 1
27 Jul 2020

Victorian and QLD mobile phone cameras turn on this week

4 years ago 1 0

Victoria and Queensland on the cusp of activating cameras to hand out fines and points for using a mobile phone […]

Alex Rae 1
31 Mar 2020

Do you need a full-sized spare for country travelling?

4 years ago 18 68

Has modern tyre technology made spare tyres redundant, or is it still important to carry a full-sized spare for country driving?

Robert Pepper 18
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