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Indonesian province bans women from straddling motorbikes behind male riders

Indonesian province bans women from straddling motorbikes behind male riders | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Aceh, a province of Indonesia, is the only one of the island nation's areas to have adopted Sharia law. Over the past few years the region of 4.5 million
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Gangnam bogan style | carsguide.com.au

Gangnam bogan style | carsguide.com.au | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Hilarious parody of viral hit from self-styled ‘wog car boys’ on the streets of Melbourne.
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Vic: TAC Looks To Social Media And Community For Summer Campaign

Vic: TAC Looks To Social Media And Community For Summer Campaign | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Victoria's Transport Accident Commission is turning to sports stars and the community to reach motorists in a new safety campaign over the S...
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Public Transport Users Association (Victoria, Australia) » Article » Fares not too low

Public Transport Users Association (Victoria, Australia) » Article » Fares not too low | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
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Greater Philadelphia Bicycle News: The Year 2012 In Bicycle Legislation

Greater Philadelphia Bicycle News: The Year 2012 In Bicycle Legislation | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
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Concept tire uses color-coding to monitor treadwear

Concept tire uses color-coding to monitor treadwear | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
If the Discolor Tyre concept tire turns orange, then it's time for a new set. Read this article by Antuan Goodwin on CNET.
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The Deso - MAFMAD 2012 winning film - Make a Film Make a Difference

http://www.mafmad.com.au Jordan Weizman's film 'The Deso' takes a humorous look at designated drivers through a rap. Jordan is one of two winners in the 2012...
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China starts ticketing motorists running yellow lights

China starts ticketing motorists running <i>yellow</i> lights | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
First installed in London by a railway engineer in 1868, traffic lights are used in just about every city on the planet today. In the most basic sense,
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Locals develop fade-free brake system

Locals develop fade-free brake system | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
SIBS offers ‘cool’ advantages over regular units.
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Public Transport Fares not too low, Albanese

INFRASTRUCTURE Minister Anthony Albanese’s Major Cities Unit is completely wrong if it thinks Australia’s public transport fares are too low

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Hyundai working to replace car keys with smartphones

Hyundai working to replace car keys with smartphones | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Hyundai is working on technology that may allow you to access your vehicle with nothing more than a swipe of your smartphone. The automaker's i30
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Volvo buyers have best credit scores among all auto shoppers

Volvo buyers have best credit scores among all auto shoppers | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Experian, the US credit reporting agency, recently concluded a study into the financing and credit scores of US car buyers. One of the prime findings was
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Nissan previews a tablet, complete with a car, for Paris

Nissan previews a tablet, complete with a car, for Paris | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Nissan's Terra SUV concept, previewed ahead of its unveiling in Paris, is a compact SUV that uses a tablet for key and instrument panel. Read this article by Wayne Cunningham on CNET.
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Thousands of Hyundai brake lights faulty | carsguide.com.au

Thousands of Hyundai brake lights faulty | carsguide.com.au | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
But Hyundai hasn’t issued a safety recall for the brake light defect.
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Cadillac ELR: Holden Volt tech for luxury coupe

Cadillac ELR: Holden Volt tech for luxury coupe | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
The Cadillac ELR extended-range electric vehicle has been teased ahead of its unveiling at next month's 2013 Detroit motor show.
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Young Female Drivers More Prone To Distraction: AAMI

Young Female Drivers More Prone To Distraction: AAMI | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Young motorists are not getting the message on mobile phone distraction, the latest AAMI Young Driver Index study has found.
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Bosch backs incentives for safer cars

Bosch backs incentives for safer cars | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Lowering average vehicle age key to tackling road toll, says Bosch Australia
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Ford dealt class-action lawsuit over C-Max, Fusion hybrid mileage claims

Ford dealt class-action lawsuit over C-Max, Fusion hybrid mileage claims | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Ford may be clearly stating that it is not discussing any particular models with the Environmental Protection Agency as an official investigation
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Trickle-Down Tech: Tracking Innovations From Flagships to Everyday Cars | My Road Safety

Trickle-Down Tech: Tracking Innovations From Flagships to Everyday Cars | My Road Safety | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Click to enlarge. New automotive technology usually debuts on an expensive flagship model, then passes down to lowlier members of the lineup as costs spread over greater volumes.
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Avis Budget Rental-Car Group to Buy Zipcar Car-Share Business | My Road Safety

Avis Budget Rental-Car Group to Buy Zipcar Car-Share Business | My Road Safety | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Here’s another stock you’ll probably wish you’d bought in 2012.
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Watch what might be the world's oldest dashcam footage from 1926

Watch what might be the world's oldest dashcam footage from 1926 | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
The archives of the Fire Department of New York has released footage of a borough department responding to a fire in 1926. In the first of two silent
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Hyundai recalling 2012 Veloster over shattering sunroofs, parking brake

Hyundai recalling 2012 Veloster over shattering sunroofs, parking brake | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it

A spate of not-great news for Hyundai Veloster owners today, as the plucky hatchback is the subject of not one, but two recall notices.

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Tesla Model S: review | carsguide.com.au

Tesla Model S: review | carsguide.com.au | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Philip King road tests and reviews the Tesla Model S with specs, fuel economy and verdict.
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An Amaxing electric vehicle - althought a bit out of my price range.

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NHTSA delays rear visibility rules

NHTSA delays rear visibility rules | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it

The US NHTSA did not meet its December 31 2012 deadline to establish new rear visibility rules that could possibly lead to rearview cameras.

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It would be good to see something similar in Australia. Particularly in large 4x4 and SUV type vehicles.Although the market seems to be demanding these kind of extras so legislation may not be the answer.

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Two-month wait for drive test

Two-month wait  for drive  test | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Waiting times for driving tests have ballooned across Perth, with one metropolitan licensing centre unable to accept bookings for up to two months.
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