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Florida joins Australian states in introducing digital driver's licences
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14th Oct 2020
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Florida joins Australian states in introducing digital driver's licences

The state of Florida will be the first state in the United States to offer motorists the option of a digital driver's licence from 2021, joining a handful of Australian states that already offer the service. From next year, residents of Florida will be able to apply for a licence that can be accessed across a wide range of devices, including smartphones and tablets, and will be recognised both nationally and internationally.
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Susannah Guthrie
Australian road toll rises in 2019
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3rd Jan 2020
1 min read

Australian road toll rises in 2019

The number of people killed on Australian roads rose again in 2019, with the national road toll finishing at 1182. Victoria had a horror year on the roads, with 50 more lives lost than the year before, while South Australia saw its death toll rise by 33. The road toll also increased in New South Wales and Western Australia, while the remaining states and territories had fewer deaths on their roads. In total, 1182 people died on the road in Australia last year – up 47 on 2018.
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Scott Collie
ACT Government to lease only zero-emission cars by 2021
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16th Apr 2018
2 min read

ACT Government to lease only zero-emission cars by 2021

The Australian Capital Territory Government has announced an audacious plan to lease only electric vehicles by 2021, following on from its commitment to using 100 per cent renewable energy by 2020.
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Scott Collie
Volkswagen Think Blue Eco Driving Challenge
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16th Aug 2012
4 min read

Volkswagen Think Blue Eco Driving Challenge

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David Zalstein
News
16th Aug 2012
4 min read

Volkswagen Think Blue Eco Driving Challenge

Think Blue - Mt Stromlo
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David Zalstein
NSW not lowering drink-driving blood alcohol limit
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12th Apr 2010
1 min read

NSW not lowering drink-driving blood alcohol limit

As we recently reported, the Queensland government is currently looking into reducing the drink-driving blood alcohol limit from 0.05 to 0.02. A plan which is still in progress. Nonetheless NSW transport minister David Campbell said today that his state has no plans to do the same. The NRMA recently conducted a survey asking nearly 1000 motorists in NSW & ACT if they supported the move. The results were surprising with only 42 percent in favour of dropping the limit to 0.02.
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Alborz Fallah
Crowd runs wild at 2008 Summernats
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6th Jan 2008
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Crowd runs wild at 2008 Summernats

By Robert Wilson Canberra’s Summernats car festival turned ugly on Saturday night with a mob taking over the event for several hours.
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