When & Where To Park Your Car

When & Where To Park Your Car

Road rules about parking are just as important as driving rules for keeping traffic flowing smoothly without congestion.
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  • Home Use Possible For Car Batteries

    20:27' 12-10-2017

    Home Use Possible For Car Batteries

    Used batteries from electric vehicles may find a second life as a means of household energy storage.

  • Graduated Licensing Improves Driver Safety

    20:23' 09-10-2017

    Graduated Licensing Improves Driver Safety

    A report released this month by VicRoads shows that Victoria’s Graduated Licensing System (GLS) is reducing the risk of crashes for young drivers and saving lives.

  • Short Term Payments To Make Rego Easier

    19:51' 25-09-2017

    Short Term Payments To Make Rego Easier

    From January 1 next year, owners of cars, utes, vans, motorcycles and other light vehicles will be able to choose between the full annual registration fee for their vehicle, or a part payment for three months or six months.

  • Finance Program To Drive Electric Cars

    17:43' 12-09-2017

    Finance Program To Drive Electric Cars

    The Federal Government, through the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), recently announced a new $100 million finance program to encourage Australians to switch to electric vehicles.

  • Faults That Hide In Second Hand Cars

    15:17' 04-09-2017

    Faults That Hide In Second Hand Cars

    Australians who buy second hand cars risk buying someone elses problems, and most buyers in this $39 billion per year market are not very good at spotting those problems.

  • Ten Things To Keep In Your Car

    20:40' 28-08-2017

    Ten Things To Keep In Your Car

    You never know what situations may arise when youre driving, so its best to think ahead and prepare for emergencies or even minor inconveniences. The following suggestions from Colleen Moyne of Money Off will add very little weight to your car, but can help you out in times of need.

  • The Worst Drivers On Victorian Roads

    17:18' 10-08-2017

    The Worst Drivers On Victorian Roads

    A recent survey found that more than half of Victorian motorists claim they have been put in a dangerous position by commercial drivers. However, only about one in twenty commercial drivers admitted to driving recklessly in a company vehicle over the last year.

  • Mobile Technology May Boost Pedestrian Safety

    17:53' 02-08-2017

    Mobile Technology May Boost Pedestrian Safety

    Australian tech firm Cohda Wireless has trialled its vehicle-to-pedestrian (V2P) technology on city streets for the first time.

  • Ice-Free Car Windows On Cold Mornings

    17:13' 02-08-2017

    Ice-Free Car Windows On Cold Mornings

    If the overnight temperature falls to 5° or lower, with no wind or cloud cover, you may find there is ice on your car windows in the morning.

  • Faulty Airbags Cause Worry For Car Owners

    16:56' 02-08-2017

    Faulty Airbags Cause Worry For Car Owners

    Motorists were alarmed recently by the news that a man in Sydney had died because his cars airbag exploded. In fact, he was one of eighteen people around the world to suffer this fate. In April, a woman in the Northern Territory suffered severe injuries from her airbag after a crash.

  • Road Rules Were Changed But Nobody Was Told

    19:53' 18-07-2017

    Road Rules Were Changed But Nobody Was Told

    The RACV has found a number of recent changes to road rules, which the government has not announced, and one mistake.

  • Electric Trucks Nearly Ready For The Road

    19:43' 13-07-2017

    Electric Trucks Nearly Ready For The Road

    Funding from the Victorian Governments $20 million New Energy Jobs Fund means the first of a fleet of nine electric trucks will soon be on the road.

  • Study Shows That Electronic Stability Control Saves Lives

    20:21' 29-06-2017

    Study Shows That Electronic Stability Control Saves Lives

    Electronic Stability Control (ESC) is a computerised monitoring system which detects variations in the movement of the car, and uses computer controlled technology to apply individual brakes and help bring the car safely back on track. Usually it will come into effect when the car is in danger of skidding, or loss of control from over-steering.

  • Drivers Find LPG Is Running Dry

    15:29' 15-06-2017

    Drivers Find LPG Is Running Dry

    For drivers whose cars run on LPG (liquid petroleum gas), it is getting harder to find a petrol station where they can fill up, according to a report by the ABC.

  • Volunteers Help Learners get Their Licences

    15:31' 13-06-2017

    Volunteers Help Learners get Their Licences

    The VicRoads L2P program helps learners under 21 years of age, who dont have access to a supervising driver or vehicle, to gain the driving experience they need to qualify for their P-plates.

  • Pushing The Electric Car Into Australia

    15:35' 25-05-2017

    Pushing The Electric Car Into Australia

    The Federal Government, through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), will provide a $390,000 grant to Climateworks to support the uptake of electric vehicles into Australia.

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