I constantly complain about Australia's attitude towards driving. It's good to see that others out there feel the same way: https://www.wheelsmag.com.au/features/1707/editors-letter-australia-hates-the-car-enthusiast
New research shows that the first month of driving with P-plates is the riskiest time for new drivers. Read here. However, what this article fails to discuss is how the system for educating learner drivers is totally failing this group of people. Instead of teaching drivers to count for 3 seconds at a stop sign, … Continue reading First month of p-plates is riskiest time for new drivers. Does this reflect our useless approach to licensing?
This looks epic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jahD1bkVqNI
But I thought speed was the real killer? Maybe if police and governments put more effort into developing better quality drivers, we wouldn't be seeing people do this crap every day. Read the article here.
Ok, it’s been a bit of a hiatus over the last few months, as my university exams have taken priority. But now that I’m on summer break, I have more time to once again dedicate to the blog. And what better way to start than to unleash all of my pent up stress and rage … Continue reading Cyclists
To be honest, these results seem fairly obvious to me. Distract drivers with unnecessary, overly burdensome speed regulation, and of course they're going to pay less attention to other, more real risks. Read the article here.
An article well worth reading: https://www.whichcar.com.au/car-advice/6-fundamental-driving-techniques-youre-probably-getting-wrong One of the most surprising quotes from the article states: "You’d be amazed how many people have their wing mirrors permanently pointed downward to make parallel parking easier, or have their rear-view mirror pointed toward their face so they can apply makeup or check for stray spinach between their … Continue reading 6 fundamental driving techniques you’re probably getting wrong
They’re called ‘lifesaving stickers’. For as little as $10 you can buy stickers of children to place on the side of your wheelie bins. The aim of these stickers is to momentarily deceive drivers into thinking there are children playing or walking on the side of the road. On face value it seems harmless and … Continue reading The ironic peril of fake danger
Apparently, being a motorist is expensive. No surprises here. I wonder how much of that expense could be removed if governments didn't so relentlessly tax motorists through fuel excises, stamp duty, registration and licensing fees, road tolls, parking meters etc. I think I'll do an article in the future to find out just how much … Continue reading Motoring becomes more expensive