safety

Does your star sign affect your driving?

Whether you’re a true believer or just like to have a bit of fun, many people link star signs to personality traits and attitudes towards life. So we’ve looked at our 2014 motor insurance claims to see how each star sign performed.

It may come as no surprise that the Cancer-born crabs had the highest number of at-fault collision claims. Perhaps their spontaneous personalities and ‘moodiness’ works against them when it comes to merging or giving-way?

Why our maxed-out roads need rail

A light rail system is essential to securing Perth’s future economic growth. Our road network is, and will remain, an essential part of the urban fabric of our capital city and state. But, the reality is the road network can no longer handle the demands being placed on it.

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    RAC recommends car pollen filters as hay fever hits Western Australians

RAC recommends car pollen filters as hay fever hits Western Australians

Spring time is hay fever time, so as we head further in to the season, RAC is advising motorists to check their car pollen filters to reduce the effects of spring time allergies.

A recent WA study has found that hay fever is on the rise in Australia. The research, undertaken by Curtin University and the University of WA, has found that the Australian environment may be causing genetic changes and making people more susceptible to allergies such as hay fever.

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    Supporting the health of the Nyoongar people of the South West Region of Western Australia

Supporting the health of the Nyoongar people of the South West Region of Western Australia

The South West region of Western Australia has played host to significant meetings of Nyoongar People and their cultural events, for thousands of years. The South West region has always been of high cultural significance for local Nyoongar People who regard the area as an important food resource.

The danger of budget car tyres

Many Australian drivers are buying cheaper budget tyres because they want to save money & think there is no risk.

The Australian Consumer Association conduct regular tyre reviews, published in choice and on www.choice.com.au which have included a warning to consumers that some tyres are potentially dangerous, if drivers need to brake quickly on a wet road. There is a real risk that they may not be able to avoid an accident with a vehicle or pedestrian in front.