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News

What Are Most People Overconfident And Underconfident About?

1 min read

Researchers have revealed the things that most people think they are especially good at, and the skills they underestimate

Crime

Crime

This Driver Covered Their Windscreen In Stikeez And Police Are Not Amused

1 min read

Police have had to remind drivers of the road rules after finding a car with its windscreen covered in the Stikeez promotional toys from Coles.

The Project

The Project

Lamborghini Driver Proves They Have More Dollars Than Cents

1 min read

This is why we can’t have nice things.

Crime

Crime

Man Drove Down Wrong Side Of Road In A Bid To Avoid The Tolls

1 min read

This was allegedly all about trying to save money, but it landed him in custody.

National

National

These Are The Signs You're A Terrible Driver

1 min read

There's now a hashtag to shame all those terrible drivers out there, and we've collected some of the best/worst videos.

Crime

Crime

Driver Caught Watching 'Married At First Sight' On Motorway

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Police "were left shaking their heads" this week after catching a driver watching 'Married At First Sight' on their phone as they were driving.

National

National

Driver Stopped At Servo Fined For Keeping His Car Unlocked And Windows Down

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A man has been stung with a $112 fine for leaving his car unlocked at a petrol station in Sydney. 

The Project

The Project

What Would You Do If Your Bus Needed To Chuck A Uey On The Highway?

1 min read

A bus driver in China has found a solution to a bus-sized problem.

National

National

Are We A Nation Of Horn-Honking Hulks And Road Ragers?

3 min read

From knives to hammers and even chainsaws, a recent spate of vicious road rage incidents across Australian cities have been making headlines.

National

National

Man 'Kindly' Returns Cigarette To Driver After She Threw It Out Of Car

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A man in Perth is being hailed a "hero" after he confronted a woman for throwing a cigarette butt out of her car. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Extra 10 Minutes Parking Granted To Drivers To Make 'Fines Fairer'

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

World

World

Older Man Clings To Hood Of Car In Bizarre Road Rage Incident

2 min read

A 65-year-old man is speaking out about a shocking incident of road rage that was caught on video.

World

World

Drunk Uber Passenger Grabs Wheel As Car Speeds At 100kmh

1 min read

An Uber driver says he may never pick up passengers again after a drunk rider yanked the wheel as his car sped along a highway at speeds above 100 kilometres an hour.

News

News

Man Found 'Naked And Wasted' Following Crash

1 min read

Victorian Police have stripped a 19-year-old man of his license following a crash in Mount Waverley.

National

National

'Heartening': Record Low Serious Injuries On Roads

2 min read

Police have praised road users for the biggest reduction in road death toll in five years, but said there is still a long way to.

Crime

Crime

Motorway Facebook Stunt 'Stupidest Thing' Police Have Ever Seen

2 min read

A car hurtling the wrong way down a busy motorway has been filmed in what police are calling the “stupidest thing” they’ve ever seen.

World

World

'You're Not Invincible': Police Officer's Heartfelt Plea To Speeding Teen

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A police officer has penned a heartfelt note to a young driver who was caught speeding, pleading with him and others to slow down on the roads. 

News

News

'Give Them Space' Truckies Plea With Aussie Drivers

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The trucking industry is pleading with drivers to watch out for heavy vehicles during the busy festive season.

Crime

Crime

New AI Cameras Capture 11,000 People A Day Using Phones While Driving

1 min read

Drivers still aren't getting the message about not using phones behind the wheel.

National

National

Calls For Alco-Gates To Curb Drink Driving

3 min read

A new report into drink driving has found one in four people who believe they are over the limit the morning after a night-out still get behind the wheel.

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

Why Being A Non-Driver Should Be A New Badge Of Honour

4 min read

“I don’t drive, I get driven,” is my usual response to why I don’t have a licence, aged 36 and a quarter.

National

National

Calls For Doctors To Dob In Risky Older Drivers

2 min read

Victoria's new traffic police boss wants to see doctors "dob in" elderly drivers who need further safety testing and evaluation, in a bid to cut the number of crashes on state roads.

Crime

Crime

Jeepers! Man Charged For Towing Boat With His Mobility Scooter

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He's going to need a bigger scooter.

National

National

Risk 10 Demerit Points If You Use Your Phone While Driving This Christmas

2 min read

If you're caught driving and using your phone over Christmas, or any other holiday period you could risk up to 10 demerit points on your licence.

Views

Views

Why I'm A 32-Year-Old Who Still Can't Drive

2 min read

Nothing seems to grind people's gears more than learning I don't drive.

News

News

Drowsy Drivers Set To Get A Wake-Up Call

1 min read

Eye-tracking software trialled to help fight fatigue

National

National

Risky Roads: Australia's Accident Hotspots Revealed

4 min read

High volumes of traffic, lost concentration and an obsession with mobile phones are combining to make for some very dangerous roads in Australia.

News

News

Calls To Scrap L And P-Plate Speed Limits To Stop Tailgating, Harassment

4 min read

"Getting behind the wheel can be daunting enough. Please don’t make it worse"

National

National

NSW Drivers Must Drive 40km/h Around Emergency Vehicles

2 min read

Most other states already have similar rules in place.

National

National

Mobile Phones Behind The Wheel Biggest Fear For Drivers

2 min read

Drivers surveyed said using mobile phones was even more concerning than drink driving, speeding and fatigue.

World

World

Tourist Racks Up $72,000 Worth Of Speeding Fines In Four Hours

1 min read

And he did it while driving a rented Lamborghini.

Crime

Crime

QLD Doubles Penalties For Driving Death Offences

4 min read

Fines of up to $20,000 or two years jail for careless driving causing death.

Politics

Politics

Proposal To Scrap Car Rego Fees, Introduce Road Use Charge

1 min read

Drivers would pay for roads based on the amount they use them.