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Councils suspend parking fines, relax restrictions amid coronavirus crisis
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27th Mar 2020
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Councils suspend parking fines, relax restrictions amid coronavirus crisis

Local councils in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne are suspending or altering their parking restrictions as more residents are forced to stay at home or avoid public transport amid the coronavirus outbreak. Brisbane City Council announced on Thursday it would be suspending all parking fines, turning off parking meters and reducing parking lot fees in a bid to support those still needing to travel to work during the public health crisis.
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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
Northern Territory high-speed limits to remain... for manufacturers
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19th Sep 2016
2 min read

Northern Territory high-speed limits to remain... for manufacturers

The Northern Territory (NT) government has confirmed it will allow high-speed vehicle testing on its roads, by offering exemptions to vehicle manufacturers. Last month, the newly-elected Labor government declared it would reinstate 130km/h speed limits to NT highways, after open speed limits had been implemented by the former Country Liberal government in 2014.
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James Wong
Texas approves highest US speed limit
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13th Sep 2012
1 min read

Texas approves highest US speed limit

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David Zalstein
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13th Sep 2012
1 min read

Texas approves highest US speed limit

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David Zalstein
AutoRoute: A different approach to 4WDriving Central Australia
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1st May 2009
5 min read

AutoRoute: A different approach to 4WDriving Central Australia

-by Josh McKenzie I guess I can only blame myself for having been in this position. You see, I would normally do 25,000km a year as stipulated in my novated lease. However, for reasons that can only really be justified by a sense of adventure and youthful exuberance, I felt the need to spend parts of the last year or so in cars and countries other than my own. OK, so I’m not going to get much sympathy, but I did get an excuse for another road trip …
Matt Brogan