Conditions turn bad as fog covers the road and you can’t see anywhere near as much as you could just moments ago – what lights do you turn on and what do you do? When you’re driving in fog there are two problems that arise: one, you can’t see as
Will we see 30 and 40km/h speed limits widespread in Victoria soon? A healthy walking advocate charity, Victoria Walks, is campaigning to introduce reduced speed limits across Victoria and the widening of current school zones. The key targets are shifting the current 50km/h speed limit on local streets down to
A new road campaign says that practicing mindfulness will help reduce needless road rage. The National Road Safety Partnership Program (NRSPP) along with Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC) and Budget Direct have launched a campaign to set driver’s minds at ease and reduce road rage incidents when they get
Can you mount and charge your phone on the windscreen in a car to make calls and use navigation? How about using a smartwatch? A recent incident involving a motorist in Victoria has sparked the question if it is actually illegal to charge and/or mount a mobile phone on a
Before you hop into a car next, you might want to hop onto your phone and do this first. Amazingly, there are over 155,000 vehicles in Australia fitted with faulty Takata airbags, and of those, over 5000 contain the most deadly type of inflator that has killed people around the
Anyone with a licence should know how to drive already, but the conditions and scenarios that happen on the country and rural roads can be a lot different from city corners. Coming out of lockdown but potentially still restricted in just how far we can travel (if borders remain closed,
Victoria and Queensland on the cusp of activating cameras to hand out fines and points for using a mobile phone while driving. Victoria will begin trailing special new cameras this week to detect mobile phone use behind the wheel and “and potentially other illegal driving activities.” The announcements come as
Has modern tyre technology made spare tyres redundant, or is it still important to carry a full-sized spare for country driving?
One MP has proposed raising the speed limit when overtaking in Victoria, but it has been slammed down by other MPs. VICTORIAN MPs have had their say on a supposed amendment to temporarily allow speeding while overtaking on country roads, voting a resounding 38 to 2 against the change to
While it might sound like the opposite of what’s best, but wearing sunglasses in the rain and fog is likely to improve visibility…
Seems like some motorists don’t think cyclists should be allowed to ride on the road… Hmm. I love cars and I’m all in favour of cyclists sharing the road.
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?
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.
New overhead cameras will go live in Victoria to detect motorists using mobile phones with increased fines and demerit points after an initial trial.
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.