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Australia's road toll is falling in every state except one
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19th Jul 2020
2 min read

Australia's road toll is falling in every state except one

The latest Australian road toll shows the number of road-related deaths per month is declining in all states except Queensland, but the national total is still tracking almost 11 per cent behind the nine-year road safety target for the end of 2020. According to June 2020 statistics released by the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE), there were 78 deaths on Australia's roads last month – a reduction on the five-year average for June of 98 deaths.
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Susannah Guthrie
Can a driver be fined if their passenger is using a mobile phone?
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31st Jan 2020
5 min read

Can a driver be fined if their passenger is using a mobile phone?

The tale of a Sydney driver being fined because her passenger was on FaceTime incited shock and outrage in June 2019, but drivers may be interested to know similar penalties are becoming commonplace on roads across the nation. Sheree Panetta took to Facebook to vent about the $337 fine she received from NSW Police, with her post quickly going viral.
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Susannah Guthrie
Australia's 10 most dangerous sections of highway named
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27th Dec 2016
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Australia's 10 most dangerous sections of highway named

The Australian Automotive Association (AAA) has revealed the top 10 worst sections of highway along the National Land Transport Network. AAA's Australian Road Assessment Program (AusRAP) examines the 247 sections of highway across the country that make up the 20,664km National Land Transport Network, and ranks them based on risk determined from the length of road section, traffic volume and casualty crash rates.
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James Wong
Hyundai i30 at Targa Tasmania
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26th Apr 2010
1 min read

Hyundai i30 at Targa Tasmania

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Alborz Fallah
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26th Apr 2010
1 min read

Hyundai i30 at Targa Tasmania

Hyundai i30 2010
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Alborz Fallah
Mazda RX-8 SP set for Targa Tasmania return in 2010
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17th Dec 2009
1 min read

Mazda RX-8 SP set for Targa Tasmania return in 2010

Mazda Australia is eyeing off a podium finish with its RX-8 SP as it plans a return to Targa Tasmania next year. On its debut at this year's Targa Tasmania, amid a field of powerful and expensive rally exotica, the turbocharged Mazda Motorsport RX-8 SP finished an impressive 10th outright at the hands of expert racing driver and 2008 Targa Champion Steve Glenney.
Matt Brogan
Webber seriously injured in head-on collision
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22nd Nov 2008
1 min read

Webber seriously injured in head-on collision

Mark Webber has been involved in a serious head-on collision with a car whilst riding his bike south towards Port Arthur on the remote Tasmanian Peninsula just hours ago. The current Red Bull Racing Formula One driver was competing in his own charity event, the Mark Webber Pure Tasmania Challenge, when the accident occurred. While the full extent of his injuries is not yet known, rescue officers at the scene commented that Webber appeared to have sustained a serious lower leg injury.
George Skentzos