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U-turn

March 21, 2024
New requirements for U-turns

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Following distance. The “3 second rule”

December 10, 2023
The 3 second rule. Following distance

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The Federal Government has announced ‘reversing aids’ will be mandated

December 10, 2023
The Federal Government has announced ‘reversing aids’ will be mandated for newly-introduced vehicles sold in Australia from 1 November 2025. mirrors, cameras or sensors

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Pulled over by police: your rights

November 23, 2023
Pulled over by police: your rights, What to do if you`re stopped by the cops

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11 places you can’t park

August 29, 2023
1. At bus stops FINE: $93, or $127 in a bus zone 2. In bike and bus lanes FINE: $263 (bike lane) or $261 (bus lane) 3. Near a solid white centre line FINE: $68 4. Too close to cars FINE: $68 5. On a nature strip FINE: $95 6. On the wrong ...

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Four tips for drivers to help make pedestrians safer

August 29, 2023
1. Pedestrians can be unpredictable, so slow down, avoid distractions and prepare for sudden movements, particularly at night. 2. Don`t assume a pedestrian has seen you. Try to make eye contact, stop and wave pedestrians through at ...

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Do you have to give way to pedestrians at a slip lane?

August 29, 2023
Yes. The Australian Road Rules state that drivers turning left at a slip lane (a left turn lane separated by a traffic island) must give way to pedestrians or cyclists on the slip lane or about to cross. The rule applies whether the slip .....

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Cross a single solid white dividing line

August 29, 2023
Many drivers see a solid white line and think it`s illegal to cross, however that`s not always the case. In some scenarios, including when entering private property or a car park, you can cross a single solid white dividing ...

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Run a red light to save a life

August 29, 2023
Have you ever been at a red light, traffic banked up behind you, when suddenly you hear sirens and see the flashing lights of an emergency vehicle in your rear-view mirror? It`s a situation that could leave even the most-experienced ...

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IS YOUR DRIVING INSTRUCTOR A FAKE?

August 19, 2023
A person who receives a fee or any other reward (payment) for teaching you to drive must hold the appropriate Motor Driving Instructor`s licence. Motor Driving Instructors and Authorised Examiners are required to clearly display ...

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Safe Drivers Look Ahead

April 14, 2023
Over the years we have learned that many experienced drivers do not look ahead as far as they should. Defensive Driving Instructors sit beside many experienced drivers. We watch people drive then help them develop safer habits. The main ...

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What makes an “unsafe behaviour” behind the wheel

April 14, 2023
Unsafe Behaviours, known as “Coachable” behaviours in the DriveCam platform are behaviours which require attention however are unlikely to actually cause a collision. A great example of this is the most prevalent behaviour in ...

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DriveRisk 2021 Annual Risk Report – Key Learnings

April 11, 2023
This year saw the release of the first edition of DriveRisk’s Annual Risk Report. Over the last few years, DriveRisk has gathered and utilised billions of kilometres of data to identify, focus and address risky driving habits in the ...

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How crash call-out became personal for South Australian firefighters

April 10, 2023
A South Australian fire brigade has opened up about the death of one of their own in a tragic crash. The officers have spoken about the tragedy near Kadina last month, ahead of the Easter long weekend. The tragedy still looms in the mind ...

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Easter traffic headache as weekenders return home

April 01, 2023
Transport bosses are warning the major route back into Sydney from the north, the M1, is being hit with "significant delays" due to holiday traffic, as well as earlier crashes and a breakdown. One of three southbound lanes of ...

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U-turn

Following distance. The “3 second rule”

The Federal Government has announced ‘reversing aids’ will be mandated

Pulled over by police: your rights

11 places you can’t park

Four tips for drivers to help make pedestrians safer

Do you have to give way to pedestrians at a slip lane?

Cross a single solid white dividing line

Run a red light to save a life

IS YOUR DRIVING INSTRUCTOR A FAKE?

Safe Drivers Look Ahead

What makes an “unsafe behaviour” behind the wheel

DriveRisk 2021 Annual Risk Report – Key Learnings

How crash call-out became personal for South Australian firefighters

Easter traffic headache as weekenders return home