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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.