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Dash cams are becoming popular accessories for drivers everywhere. We don’t usually think of cameras as being safety equipment, but modern dash cams have become so advanced that they make a big impact on our safety on the road. If...
Crashing into something (or someone) while driving in reverse is a very unpleasant experience. People usually bump into bollards and signs leaving only minor scratches and dents, but when you reverse into a person or another car, the outcome can...
No matter how careful or how cautious we are, there is always a chance we’re going to miss something when we reverse our vehicles – a steel bollard, a tree, rubbish bin, a mailbox. But many more serious accidents happen...
Through the Freedom of Information Act, we were able to obtain full lists for each state of every speed measuring device (speed cameras, laser guns and radar guns) currently used in Australia. As we all know, technology changes and police...
Western Australian motorists need to be aware of a new type of speeding camera trap being introduced into the state. The cameras, also known as point-to-point speed cameras or average speed cameras, automatically records the time a particular vehicle has...
Commercial vehicles usually operate at a tight schedule, and even if not, time is often a key component of the services they provide. When drivers are rushing to complete service calls, deliveries and pickups on time sometimes safety may take...
If you’re an experienced driver, you’ve probably seen your share of road rage, risky driving and collisions. You may have also found yourself in one of those close calls that make you slam the brakes putting yourself and other passengers...
Drivers travelling through north-west Queensland will need to be extra vigilant now as police have fielded the Vitronic Poliscan laser speed camera. This new camera has the ability to check the speed of a number of cars and over several lanes at...
A speeding motorist, perhaps at the thought of receiving a fine, cut the casing from a 4 metre pole in Launceston Tasmania and stole the camera. Police say the thief or thieves would have used a portable angle grinder and...
Speak to many motorists in Australia and they’ll say speed cameras are placed in optimal spots to raise revenue for the government and not actually to reduce speeding behaviour. Motorists are often caught out by unfair tactics by police using...