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One Car Stolen Every Ten Minutes

May 16, 2019

One car stolen every ten minutes. When it comes to car theft, Australia is no stranger with 52,858 vehicles stolen in 2017 alone. That’s equal to one car stolen every ten minutes. A recent analysis conducted by Budget Direct showed that motor vehicle thefts across the country was costing Australians up to $880 million a year but has seen a steady decline over the past decade. Of the 52,858 vehicles that were stolen in 2017, 70% were short term thefts (stolen and recovered) whilst the remaining 30% were classified as profit motivated thefts (stolen and not recovered). This means that... Read More

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WA One Step Closer to Safer Roads, Towards Zero

April 11, 2019

Since 2008, there has been a 27% decrease in road fatalities and seriously injured on Western Australian roads. As Easter Long weekend approaches and the level of traffic increases on our roads, communities across Western Australia band together for Blessing of the Roads 2019. What is Blessing of the Roads? The ceremony is a symbolic gesture for motorists, passengers, and everyone on the roads over the Easter long weekend, to have a shared responsibility to drive safe. The campaign focuses on raising awareness for all road users about the need to exercise care, courtesy and common sense when travelling on... Read More

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A Keyless Generation, A Hackers Paradise.

March 11, 2019

You’ve spent the whole day shopping, you knew bubblegum ice cream was a bad idea for the kids, you're so close to that bath you’ve been promising yourself all week, and all that's left to do is to load up the groceries but your car won’t unlock. Are keyless cars safe and how to prevent getting hacked? In recent news a number of motorists had been locked out of their vehicles after parking on the north side of Lakeside Joondalup shopping centre here in Perth. What seemed to be a common factor amongst the 100 or so stuck motorists was... Read More

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The Dangerous Roads Close to Home

June 28, 2018

 You probably drive down this road every day and you might not even know that it’s one of Perth’s most dangerous roads. The RAC has devised a list of the top 10 most dangerous roads and intersections to avoid in Perth, but what determines a road more dangerous from another? There are a number of reasons why these roads and intersections have been labelled as notorious crash sites, here are some examples: Denny Avenue X Streich Avenue, Kelmscott Arguably Perth’s most dangerous road/ intersection and has been wreaking havoc since the early 2000’s is only just a 150 meter... Read More

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WA Drivers not the Worst

June 13, 2018

Another claim, another statistic Ever entered the freeway into a bumper to bumper jam only to realise there was no crash and yet there was so much congestion? That would be Western Australia’s great attempt at giving way and merging lanes. Despite some of WA’s most dangerous roads and intersections causing havoc amongst motorists, at the end of the day you are the one who is in control of your vehicle. We decided find out what are the leading causes of accidents in WA and how we compare to the rest of Australia.   Western Australia The following statistics have... Read More

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Buying a Car? Put Your Safety First

May 15, 2018

When was the last time you considered the safety features or ratings when shopping around for a new or used car? We are often too focused on getting the price we want or making sure that the vehicle is mechanically sound and less worried about vehicle safety or what the ANCAP ratings are. To give you a rough idea of how safety features can benefit your health, Road Safety Commission Western Australia has decided to give you all the statistics you need to know. Here are some safety features to consider the next time you are car hunting:   Safety... Read More