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End of daylight saving brings accident risks for motorists

Daylight saving begins on the first Sunday in October when clocks are put forwards an hour and ends on the first Sunday of April when clocks are put back one hour. Insurance companies in the UK report that when the

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The risks of hitting animals on Australia’s roads

Depending on where you live you’ll have to deal with ‘roos, wallabies, cattle, sheep, emus, camels or cassowaries, but in autumn, you’re much more likely to see deer on the roads because it’s their mating seasons, and that creates an

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What is street furniture?

Street furniture (also called road furniture) are items added to roads, footpaths and verges to help influenceĀ road user behaviour and assist pedestrians. Pedestrians Public amenity signs Public amenity signs giveĀ pedestrians information about the local area. In the case of the

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ICE contact details in an accident

If you have a vehicle accident and are incapacitated, it’s a good idea to have your ‘in case of emergency (ICE)’ details available. You can put this in your phone under ‘ICE’, but that requires someone to know your unlock

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How to save $85 on your driver’s licence fee

If you’re a learner driver this won’t apply to you yet, but it’s something you can look forward to. Once you get your unrestricted licence (one-, three- or five-year) if you have no relevant offences for five years you can

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Wet weather motorbike riding tips

Riding your motorbike in the wet requires that you change your riding technique slightly and pay more attention to the road ahead. Grip levels When it just starts raining after a period of dry weather, the road will be very

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How much practise should you do before your driving test

There are two components to your driving test and both are distinctly different: the theory test and the practical test. To have any chance of passing, you need to practise, and there are multiple ways in which you can practise,

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