How to drive safely with your dog or cat

Pets and Car Safety and Regulations: How to Drive With Pets?

June 30, 2020

While lessons on how best to look after an animal while in the comfort of your own home are well publicised and readily available, the same cannot be said for animal driving safety. Whether it be transporting your dog on holiday with you, taking your canary to a friends house, or running your cat to the vet, it is important to know exactly how to keep your animals safe in the vehicle. Luckily, there are plenty of laws, guides, and products available to guide you on this matter, if you know where to look. In this article, we have collected... Read More

Why Does The Colour of Your Car Matter?

February 24, 2020

If you drive a silver, red or grey coloured car, it might be the reason why your insurance premium is a little on the expensive side. If you’re deciding on a new car you might want to spend a little more time choosing the right colour. We’ve all heard that white and black cars get dirty “faster”, usually because it’s more noticeable on these colours and not so much the speed factor. Darker coloured cars also tend to get hotter because they absorb heat from the sun at a faster rate. However, the main reason why the colour of your... Read More

Driving at night in WA

Driving Safe at Night in WA

November 18, 2019

Whether it’s your first time, or you’ve mastered the roads, driving at night can often be a little confronting for any driver. From blinding headlights and dark roads, to impaired vision and hard-to-spot animals or pedestrians, no matter the streets you occupy, it’s important to maintain safe driving culture. When you get behind the wheel of a vehicle you take on the responsibility of ensuring not only your own safety, but also the safety of others on the road. To help you navigate through WA roads at night, we’ve compiled a list of safe driving tips to help boost your... Read More

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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

Towards Zero - Safety Message

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

A Keyless Generation, A Hackers Paradise - Deans Autoglass

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