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Eyes reveal drowsy drivers’ secrets

Eyes reveal drowsy drivers’ secrets

Research continues in Victoria into technology that can identify driver fatigue with a roadside test, with new trials are underway utilising pupil scanning.
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Distracted driving cameras confirmed for Victoria

Victoria will go ahead with a $33.7 million investment in roadside cameras that can detect distracted driving after a trial found one in 42 people were using a mobile phone while behind the wheel.
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Major crackdown on reckless driving in NSW

NSW Police and Crime Stoppers have launched a major crackdown on life threatening behaviour, calling on road users to help report drink, drug, dangerous and distracted driving.
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Phone distraction crackdown

The Victorian government this week launches a high-tech camera system that can detect drivers using mobile phones, and have a fine on the way in seconds.
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It’s time to declare war on mobile phones

Bicycle Network CEO Craig Richards shares his frustration about people who continue to use their mobile phones while driving, putting the lives of all road users at risk.
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Time to get tough on mobile phone use

Bicycle Network is calling for culpable driving causing death to be the charge for anyone who kills a person while using a mobile phone and driving.
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‘Donut’ disturb while driving

The Transport Accident Commission (TAC) are giving out free donuts as part of their 'Donut' Disturb While Driving campaign, to make our roads a ‘hole’ lot safer.
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Drivers will block texts, not calls

New research shows that drivers may be willing to use phone apps that block the most distractions, but still want to be able to chat in hands free mode.
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Driver-cam to ding dodgy drivers

New eye tracking technology will enable a car to identify if its driver is drunk, distracted or tired, and automatically intervene before disaster strikes.
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The risk of dog day drivers

New research shows man's best friend is adding to the problem of distracted driving, with 1 in 3 dog-owning drivers not safely restraining their dogs in the car.
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Bike riders spot distracted drivers

A survey by Bicycle Network has found out just how often bike riders are spotting distracted driving and the impact it is having on riding.

Speed lust on the up

An increasing number of Victorians think they should be able to exceed speed limits, according to the latest TAC annual survey of the state’s motorists.
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Drivers missing texting message

An alarming new study has found that people who drive are more concerned with the “fear of missing out” than by the fear of crashing while texting and driving.
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NSW tackling illegal mobile phone use

Mobile phone enforcement technology could soon become a reality, with NSW becoming the first Australian state to clear the way through legislation.