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Young Father Terrified by Road Rage Incident involving Truck

A Friday morning drive quickly became a horror scene for an Adelaide family. The young family said they were left fearing for their lives during a terrifying road rage confrontation with an angry truck driver in the northern suburb of Bolivar. “I was very nervous, because when he did get out the truck the first thing …

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National Regulator Launches Safety Survey Ahead of Changes

Ahead of changes to the Chain of Responsibility laws later this year, the NHVR launched a safety survey to determine how the industry manages safety. Geoff Casey,NHVR productivity and safety executive director said the NHVR Industry Safety Survey results will assist in the development of future education and guidance materials. The main focus of the …

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Study Shows Fatigue is Top Fleet Operator Concern

If you’re a fleet manager in Australia, chances are the safety of your drivers on the road is your biggest concern. According to a nationwide study conducted recently, involving 200 fleet operators, the safety of drivers and fatigue management are the biggest challenges that need to be tackled. From the 200 respondents, 26 per cent …

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Autonomous Vehicles Could Increase Traffic, Survey Says.

According to a recent survey, self-driving vehicles may actually increase congestion on our roads, rather than decrease it, as was previously predicted by ride share advocates. The University of Sydney Business School’s latest Transport Opinion Survey (TOPS) found that two thirds of people who said they’d buy a self-driving car also said they wouldn’t lease their …

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Scania Autonomous Truck Concept

Can Autonomous Technology Improve Safety?

There have been claims that autonomous technology will improve road safety and result in financial gains, however the overall benefits are being debated, given that drivers may become redundant. A US Senate Committee hearing recently heard from Navistar International chairman and CEO Troy Clarke recently calling for clear legislative and regulatory outlines for vehicle manufacturers …

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