World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, on Sunday November 19, is a time to pause and reflect on those who have been killed in road crashes, and a timely reminder of the need to make greater progress towards Australia’s national road safety targets. Read more of Slow Progress on NRSS costing lives
The Australian Automobile Association’s Transport Affordability Index for the September 2017 quarter, out today, shows Australian metropolitan households are spending 14.1 per cent of their annual income on transport, up from 13.4 per cent in the previous quarter. Read more of AAA: Families Under Increasing Pressure As Transport Costs Rise During September Quarter
The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) has released the latest Benchmarking the Performance of the National Road Safety Strategy (NRSS) report. Read more of Latest AAA Benchmarking the Performance of the National Road Safety Strategy report
Real world testing of a range of new cars in Australia has shown consumers may be paying more for vehicles they believe are saving fuel and the environment, but are in fact using up to 59 per cent more fuel and emitting up to seven times the legal limit of some noxious emissions than indicated by laboratory-only tests. Read more of Vehicle emissions testing has become a game. Are you losing?
A recent survey of road users by Keep Australia Moving showed that while the dangers of mobile phone distraction while driving are well known, younger drivers in particular are still using their phones behind the wheel, and they’re less afraid of being caught. Read more of As dangerous as drink driving, so why is it so common?
Australia’s peak motoring body has released a study showing road crashes cost the Australian economy almost $30 billion annually, and an accompanying list of federal policy interventions urgently needed to reduce deaths and injury. Read more of Road Safety: Australia’s $29.7 Billion Car Crash