Driver Knowledge Tests

Using a skateboard, rollerblades or scooter on the road

Riders of skateboards, rollerblades and foot-powered scooters are treated as pedestrians. The definition of a pedestrian includes “a person in or on a wheeled recreational device or wheeled toy.” It also includes unicycles, snake boards, pedal go-karts, tricycles (including drift

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11 types of road surface dangerous to motorcyclists

Two-wheeled vehicles are inherently unstable and therefore are much more affected when the road surface is inconsistent. It would be impossible to have all our roads in perfect conditions all the time, and that’s why it’s important that motorcyclists use

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Electric bikes: an option for those too young for motorbikes

If you have to travel a long distance to school or a summer job, an electric bike could be the thing that makes it easier, allowing you to venture a bit further afield before you are old enough to get

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Accident vs crash – is there any difference?

There’s an argument that periodically surfaces about the semantics (i.e. the meaning) of accidents vs crashes (or collisions). Some people¬†argue that when a vehicle crashes it is never an accident because it was preventable. However, this is simplistic and, well,

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Learning to drive in winter: overcoming dangers

Even though the weather is worse in winter, it can actually be more beneficial to learn to drive then. As the days are getting shorter and the weather is closing in, should you wait to learn to drive, or hoe

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Social Media Groups for Motorcyclists in Australia

Making new contacts, buying and selling equipment, and gaining additional knowledge are all good reasons for new and experienced motorcyclists to join online communities. You can always join an actual motorbike club, but you’ll be restricted to your readily accessible

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Traffic calming measures and techniques

Traffic calming refers to changes in the road’s width, elevation and surface in order to slow traffic down or deter it from using that road in order to improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists. There are many ways in which

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