Bloomberg.com: I’m not sold on self-driving cars

There's some very interesting points made in this article about the recent trend towards self-driving cars. I would actually add one extra point to this article though, about why self-driving cars could be problematic. The focus on self-driving technology appears to ignore the fact that many people out there actually want to drive and enjoy … Continue reading Bloomberg.com: I’m not sold on self-driving cars

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Speed cameras. What are they good for?

Victoria's speed camera tsar wants good drivers to be cut some slack. How about we just get rid of speed cameras completely? The importance of speed cameras in ensuring road safety is perhaps one of the greatest lies that governments have been able to orchestrate against motorists. Disguised as tools designed to slow drivers down … Continue reading Speed cameras. What are they good for?

Pedestrian.tv: NSW Cop Goes 220 KM/H To Fine Dude $325 For Driving In Right-Hand Lane

It's interesting to see the perspective that's critical of the police in this article. I wonder if the article would have been just as critical of the police if the driver had been caught speeding instead sitting in the right-hand lane. Now, I'm not really one to defend the police, but I do believe that … Continue reading Pedestrian.tv: NSW Cop Goes 220 KM/H To Fine Dude $325 For Driving In Right-Hand Lane

Some comments on the National Road Safety Strategy

The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) has recently released a report assessing the performance of the Australian Government's National Road Safety Strategy (NRSS). This strategy is due to run for 10 years from 2011-2020, with the objective of reducing annual road deaths by 30 per cent. Unsurprisingly, the AAA has found that the NRSS has fallen … Continue reading Some comments on the National Road Safety Strategy