Motorcycles and Lane Filtering: Is it legal in Australia?
Motorcycles and Lane Filtering: Is it legal in Australia? Lane filtering is the act of slowly riding a motorcycle between two rows of slow-moving or stationary vehicles heading in the same direction as you. If you’re a motorbike rider, you’ve probably lane filtered before. If you’re not, it’s very likely you’ve seen lane filtering in […]Read more
Car Safety: How safe is yours, and how far have we come?
Wondering how safe your car is? You might be encouraged (or discouraged) to know that the more recent the model of your car, the safer it’s likely to be. While the road is still a dangerous place– there were 1,127 road deaths in 2017 – manufacturers are constantly working on new ways to improve safety […]Read more
Workplace Safety – Road Transport Industry
Grim Reality The road transport industry has enjoyed steady growth over the past decade. However every year inadequate safety precautions cause people to lose their lives. Tragedies affecting workers, as well as bystanders, such as the 14 year old boy who died in a crash caused by an untrained transport driver in 2015, are all […]Read more
Learners’ Drivers Test – Can you still pass?
Each day, motor vehicle accidents affect hundreds if not thousands of Australians. But could this be because Australians have become too complacent when it comes to the road rules? New drivers in Australia are required by law to take an electronic exam before they are given their Learner Licence. We’ve put together a driver knowledge […]Read more
Stay safe on the roads this Easter: Weird and wonderful Australian road rules
Every year, Aussies seize the chance to visit family, go on holidays and take day trips over the Easter weekend. However, these joyful activities mean busier roads and unfortunately, a sobering road toll. More than 75% of Australians believe the roads are more dangerous during the Easter period. So as the long weekend approaches, there […]Read more
Back to school road safety
During the busy rush of getting kids ready for a new year of school with books, uniforms and bags, it’s important for parents to ensure their children are stepping into the new school year on the right, and safe, foot. A recent study has returned some alarming statistics, showing that over 70 percent of drivers […]Read more
Mark Bates – This is my story
An electrician by trade, Mark was the breadwinner for his wife and daughter. A fit and active 43-year-old, he enjoyed riding motorbikes, particularly his Yamaha Road Star. Mark was returning home from a regular day at work. He was riding his motorbike home from a job site when he was t-boned at an intersection by […]Read more
There’s more to road safety than speed: The fatal five
Christmas is a time to celebrate with family and friends. It’s also, sadly, a time when not all road users will make it home to their friends and families safely. Read Madeline’s story here. Each year, Australia’s road toll rises during the Christmas and New Year holidays as traffic volumes increase and people travel longer distances […]Read more
Driving in Australia: A guide for British motorists
Driving in Australia is quite similar to driving in the UK. We both drive on the left hand side of the road. We both have strict laws against drink driving and will take points off your licence for breaking the safety rules. With our smaller population, wide roads and plenty of open space, you might […]Read more