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Road safety research shows young drivers still aren't getting the message
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20th Jan 2020
3 min read

Road safety research shows young drivers still aren't getting the message

Deaths of drivers aged 17 to 25 have increased for the first time in three years, as the latest studies show not everyone is getting the road safety message. New data from both the Royal Automobile Club of Queensland (RACQ) and the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) suggests young people continue to engage in risky behaviours such as riding in a car with a drunk driver, speeding, driving while tired, or not wearing a seat belt.
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Susannah Guthrie
2020 Kia Seltos scores five stars in ANCAP testing
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30th Dec 2019
1 min read

2020 Kia Seltos scores five stars in ANCAP testing

The 2020 Kia Seltos has scored top marks in the final crash test of 2019 from the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) . The Seltos, which goes head-to-head with the Hyundai Kona and Mazda CX-3 in the compact SUV segment, has a five-star rating across its entire line-up.
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Scott Collie
Over 3300 people snapped by NSW mobile phone cameras in one week
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18th Dec 2019
2 min read

Over 3300 people snapped by NSW mobile phone cameras in one week

The world-first mobile phone detection cameras recently launched in New South Wales caught more than 3300 people using their phones while driving in their first week of operation – but the drivers caught will only be warned, not fined. A total of 3303 drivers were caught using fixed and trailer-mounted phone-detection cameras in New South Wales between December 1 and December 7.
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Scott Collie
2020 Audi A1 scores 5-star ANCAP rating
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31st Oct 2019
1 min read

2020 Audi A1 scores 5-star ANCAP rating

ANCAP has awarded the new-generation Audi A1 a five-star safety rating, making it the first light car to score top marks against the strict 2019 criteria. Based on tests carried out by sister firm Euro NCAP earlier this year, the new A1 scored an impressive 95 per cent for Adult Occupant Protection, 88 per cent before Child Occupant Protection, 73 per cent for Vulnerable Road User Protection, and 82 per cent for Safety Assist.
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James Wong
Euro NCAP releases safety ratings for 1 Series, 208, Cherokee
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10th Oct 2019
2 min read

Euro NCAP releases safety ratings for 1 Series, 208, Cherokee

European crash-testing authority Euro NCAP has released its latest round of safety ratings for a slew of new models, including the BMW 1 Series, Jeep Cherokee and Peugeot 208.
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James Wong