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Road safety rap to rock bad young drivers

Road safety rap to rock bad young drivers | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
YOUNG drivers who don't want to get a bad rap may want to take notice of a new Adelaide-based musical track spreading the road safety message.
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Women not attracted to men in sports cars: study

Women not attracted to men in sports cars: study | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Bad news for single males driving around in expensive sports cars: women aren’t attracted to you.
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California establishes ridesharing rules, including background checks

California establishes ridesharing rules, including background checks | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Filed under: Green Culture, Transportation Alternatives, Legislation and Policy
It is a time for new rules.
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Stolen Australian cars found in Uganda

Stolen Australian cars found in Uganda | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Cars stolen in Australia have been found as far afield as Uganda in an investigation by global police force Interpol.
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Does that come with a full service history?

It's only done 15,000 km but the odo shows 0.

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Anti-”Speed Kills” video goes viral

Anti-”Speed Kills” video goes viral | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
A detailed and comprehensive video against speeding laws in Canada has gone viral online. The video title “Speed Kills – Your Pocketbook” has received more than 1 million views in just a week and continues to gain momentum.
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Not entirely accurate but it is interesting to spark the debate about reviewing speed limits in a regular, programmatic and informed way.

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Police slam 130km/h car magazine stunt

Police slam 130km/h car magazine stunt | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Journalist drove Melbourne to Sydney at 130km/h - and didn't get caught.

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Anti-theft system identifies driver’s brain waves

Anti-theft system identifies driver’s brain waves | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Forget fingerprint scanning. Brain wave identification is on the way.

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Study: Average new car fuel economy hits record 24.9 mpg

Study: Average new car fuel economy hits record 24.9 mpg | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Filed under: Etc.
With more stringent federal fuel economy standards coming, it should be no surprise that the average new-vehicle fuel economy is on the rise.
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Tips for driving in the country

Tips for driving in the country | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Techniques for country driving differ from those for the city.

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Nissan Unveils Safety Technologies Involving Advanced Sensors and Artificial Intelligence

Nissan is showcasing two new safety technologies on board Nissan LEAF vehicles. The innovations enhance Nissan's Safety Shield and also represent a step toward achieving autonomous driving, the automaker said.
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Tesla says Model S crash test score so good it broke the testing machine

Tesla says Model S crash test score so good it broke the testing machine | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Filed under: Sedan, Government/Legal, Safety, Tesla, Electric
We found out a couple of weeks ago that the Tesla Model S aced the crash tests administered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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Boots Knee Guards and Braces - Ride for Tomorrow - DSE Spokes

Boots Knee Guards and Braces - Ride for Tomorrow - DSE Spokes
Ride for Tomorrow series created by DSE and the TAC Spokes team http://www.spokes.com.au Transport Accident Commission Victoria. http://www.tac.vic.gov.au ==...
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Report: Subaru funds Center For Pet Safety crash testing for dogs [w/video]

Report: Subaru funds Center For Pet Safety crash testing for dogs [w/video] | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Filed under: Safety, Videos, Subaru
Crash-testing new vehicles to evaluate their ability to keep humans safe in accidents is nothing new, but thus far there has been little in the way of crash testing for dogs.
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Sydney is Australia’s worst city for stop-start driving

Sydney is Australia’s worst city for stop-start driving | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Sydney drivers find themselves in stop-start traffic more frequently than drivers of any other Australian city, but they stop about half as much as drivers in the world’s most congested cities.
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Man faked speed limit sign, court told

Man faked speed limit sign, court told | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it

Court hears man created fake 60km/h speed limit sign to avoid fine.

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Study: NHTSA: More than 1/3 of kids killed in car crashes weren't in car seats or wearing belts

Study: NHTSA: More than 1/3 of kids killed in car crashes weren't in car seats or wearing belts | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety, GM
As awful as it is hearing about a child that was killed in a car crash, it's even worse to hear that many of these deaths were likely preventable.
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Australian Light Vehicle Registration Going Label-free From 2014

Australian Light Vehicle Registration Going Label-free From 2014 | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
The last two Australian states that still require vehicle registration labels – Queensland and Victoria – have aligned with other states in scrapping labels for light vehicles.
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Uber adds ETA notification to let friends know you're running late

Uber adds ETA notification to let friends know you're running late | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
You can now share your transit progress with friends through Uber's app so they'll know exactly when to expect you. [Read more]
    
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Simple road sign gets results

Simple road sign gets results | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Crash rates dropped with sign's clear message to drivers.

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Australia Post: Out With The Humble CT110, In With The NBC110 Super Cub

Australia Post: Out With The Humble CT110, In With The NBC110 Super Cub | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Australia Post is in the process of renewing its fleet of postal delivery bikes, and the humble red ‘postie bike’ that has become something of an Australian icon will soon be no more.
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Video: Drunk driver confesses on YouTube to vehicular manslaughter

Video: Drunk driver confesses on YouTube to vehicular manslaughter | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Filed under: Government/Legal, Videos
Perpetrating a hit-and-run can be all too easy. You screw up, nobody catches you, you get away with it.
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Your taxi’s here, the driver’s a robot

Your taxi’s here, the driver’s a robot | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Google robo-taxis could see the end of drivers.

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Watch blind, disabled biker set speed record

Watch blind, disabled biker set speed record | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
A blind and partly paralysed motorcyclist has set a world record at 269kmh.

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What to do after a crash

What to do after a crash | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Motorists' organisation gives advice for what to do next.

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Teen's Twitter boasts get charges upgraded to murder

Teen's Twitter boasts get charges upgraded to murder | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
A teen allegedly hits two cyclists while going 83 mph in a 40 mph zone. When police discover he allegedly boasted of fast driving on Twitter, they change a manslaughter charge to murder.
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