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These are the car brands most likely to receive a speeding ticket
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2nd Sep 2020
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These are the car brands most likely to receive a speeding ticket

An analysis of more than 2 million driver records in the United States has identified the types of cars most likely to receive a speeding ticket, with certain car owners up to 49 per cent more likely to speed than others. US insurance agency Insurify analysed its database of 2.5 million applications to see which car owners reported the highest rate of speeding offences and comparing that number to the total number of drivers for each model.
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Susannah Guthrie
Report shows 'alarming spike' in cyclist deaths on Australian roads
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4th Aug 2020
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Report shows 'alarming spike' in cyclist deaths on Australian roads

The number of cyclist deaths in Australia has doubled over the last three years, according to a new report examining the country's road safety record for 2020. In the 12 months to June 2020, 48 cyclists died on Australian roads, compared to 34 deaths in the previous corresponding period – a year-on-year increase of more than 40 per cent. COMMENT: Why drivers should give cyclists a chance – and some room on the road
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Post-coronavirus car care: 14 checks you should do before a road trip
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27th Jun 2020
8 min read

Post-coronavirus car care: 14 checks you should do before a road trip

Even the most avid drivers have probably spent a fair amount of time off the roads these past few months, with mandatory lockdowns leaving us all with nowhere to go except the local supermarket. While our project cars might have gotten plenty of love, our actual day-to-day cars may have been left idle – tucked away in the garage, driveway or side street waiting for their moment in the sun.
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Around the tracks: An amphibious Suzuki Jimny, Paul Walker's BMW E30 M3 and a 300km/h joy ride
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15th May 2020
3 min read

Around the tracks: An amphibious Suzuki Jimny, Paul Walker's BMW E30 M3 and a 300km/h joy ride

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay?
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Can learner drivers still take lessons during the coronavirus crisis?
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7th Apr 2020
4 min read

Can learner drivers still take lessons during the coronavirus crisis?

There is widespread confusion about what constitutes "non-essential travel" during the ongoing coronavirus lockdown period, after a young Victorian learner driver was fined for embarking on a driving lesson with her mother, only to have the fine withdrawn days later. Hunter Reynolds, a 17-year-older learner driver from Victoria, made headlines when she was penalised $1652 by Victoria Police for taking a drive around Melbourne with her mother serving as supervising driver.
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