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Extend the Life of your Tyres

Tyres and safety
Tyres must be regularly checked. Ignorance of this basic task costs you money - and could easily put you in harms way. Maintenance of your tyres will not only keep you safer but will save you money by helping to save fuel and prolonging the time before you have to shell out for new ones. Here are a few tips for extending the life of tyres: Check tyre condition Like the airline pilot who kicks his aircraft’s tyres, walk around the car ...
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Tips For Teaching a Learner Driver

learner driver
About to introduce someone to the world of driving? These 8 tips should help before you even get out of the driveway They’ve done it! You’ve driven them home from the leaner’s permit test, they’ve passed, and that receipt stapled to a printout now clutched in their sweaty palm is pretty much a reserved ticket to a future of freedom behind the wheel of a car. But the next step is a big one: taking them out onto the road for the first time. Here are our top eight tips to ...
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ANCAP Safety Rating – Old v New Cars

ANCAP safety test
Old cars four times as deadly as new - ANCAP https://youtu.be/azrpgvbOMq4 THE Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has conducted a comparison test between two Toyota Corollas – one new, the other 19 years old – to demonstrate the difference in safety technologies between now and then. The two vehicles were subjected to a frontal offset crash test carried out at 64km/h, with ANCAP chief executive officer James Goodwin stating the test “physically illustrates the benefits of newe...
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Graham … Car-Proof Human Goes Global

Car proof human
https://youtu.be/0r9u7Rn-nm0 TAC pedestrian vulnerability campaign attracts worldwide attention. AUSTRALIA’S Transport Accident Commission (TAC) has launched a confronting road safety awareness campaign that previews how humans may evolve if pedestrian vehicle collisions can not be prevented, but the local stunt has attracted the eyes of the world. Graham – a bizarre sculpture of a specialised person demonstrates the changes that the human body will have to undergo to survive a “low-impact” c...
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Car Recalls – Are They Important?

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 Every year, car manufacturers issue safety recalls for thousands and thousands, and sometimes even hundreds of thousands of cars. And while many car recalls affect only overseas models, increasingly Australian-delivered cars are being caught up. More often than not, the problem the car is being recalled to rectify is safety related and so it’s vital, that if you do receive a recall notice in the letterbox that you follow the instructions contained within the letter and get the issue seen to im...
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