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Queensland mobile phone and seatbelt detection cameras start today
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25th Jul 2021
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Queensland mobile phone and seatbelt detection cameras start today

Queensland authorities will begin to rollout mobile phone and seatbelt detection cameras across the state from today – however drivers will be issued warnings rather than fines for the first three months. In addition to using cameras to detect drivers handling mobile phones, Queensland is believed to be the first jurisdiction in the world to use fixed-camera technology to detect seatbelt offences.
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Joshua Dowling
All Renault and Dacia cars will be speed-limited to 180km/h from 2022
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27th Apr 2021
1 min read

All Renault and Dacia cars will be speed-limited to 180km/h from 2022

All Renault cars will be speed-limited to 180km/h from next year, the French manufacturer has confirmed. The cap will also reportedly apply to cars built by Renault’s budget Romanian subsidiary Dacia (although this is unlikely to inconvenience many people as, even in flagship 2.0-litre guise, the top-selling Duster SUV maxes out at just 181km/h).
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William Davis
Safety practices to consider when the road is your workplace
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21st Apr 2021
2 min read

Safety practices to consider when the road is your workplace

There's been a push from industry safety professionals to educate drivers on road health and safety – specifically targeting those who use the road as their workplace. According to a study conducted by Safe Work Australia, the most likely workplace injury you're going to sustain is motor vehicle related – that includes going to and from work.
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Emma Notarfrancesco
Women more likely than men to be seriously injured in car crashes – report 
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15th Feb 2021
4 min read

Women more likely than men to be seriously injured in car crashes – report 

Women are more likely to suffer a serious injury in a car crash – even though men are involved in more road accidents – a report by a leading US safety authority has found. Much of the heightened risk for female drivers was due to the types of cars they were driving rather than physical differences, according to the study.
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Joshua Dowling