The Importance of Seatbelts for Safety

The function of the front seatbelts is to stop the forward momentum of the driver and front passenger in the event of an accident.

Seatbelts have had an unusually large impact on safety for a simple invention. The classic three-point seatbelt, which comes down over the chest and buckles at the hip, is a proven life-saving addition to modern vehicles. But did you know that at least a quarter of people on the roads do not use a seatbelt? Despite research, laws, and hard statistics, there are a lot of misunderstandings when it comes to seatbelts.

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Managing Congestion on Victorian Roads

Melbourne Finders Street Train Station.

Victoria, just like many other cities in the world, and especially in Australia, faces road congestion as a major problem in the transport sector. The problem, if not addressed and solved, is likely to keep growing as the population grows. It may hinder the city from thriving and growing. Therefore, policymakers need to develop a sustainable long-term solution to the congestion problem.

Several strategies can be applied to the issue, with each solution being effective to a certain level under certain circumstances.

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Can an Electric Car Tow?

Electric car.

As electric vehicles (EVs) become more commonplace in Australia, the question of whether or not they have the ability to tow a caravan or a boat arises frequently.

Because new technology, upgrades, and updates happen at lightning speed, it is hard to respond to the question with a definitive yes or no. The answer requires an examination of a specific car or truck rather than a generalisation.

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The Safest Rated Cars in Australia

Genesis GV80 was tested in October 2020 and has retained a five-star rating onwards.

Road safety is paramount, and one way to stay safe whilst on the road is to be aware of your surroundings. Just one wrong move can result in severe consequences. It’s a good thing that car manufacturers have increased the safety features of vehicles to appease the minds of discerning buyers. If you’re in the market for a new car and road safety is one of your priorities (which it should be), we’re here to tell you the safest cars in Australia.

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Six Important Things to Do After an Accident

Drivers arguing after accident.

Car accidents can happen to anyone, even those who are cautious drivers. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, almost 20 million motor vehicles have been registered in Australia as of 31 January 2020. Victoria increased by 1.8% in the number of car owners from 2019 to 2020. The state is second only to Tasmania where vehicle volume rose by 2.6%.

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