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Car Guide: Unique Models Made in Australia

Australians love their cars. Four wheels ignite fierce debates and car brands incite as much…

Shopping for a New Car? Safety Features You Should Consider

When shopping for a new car, safety matters! Not only is it important for you…

9 Driving Lessons & Road Safety Tips for Your New Teen Driver

For many teenagers, learning to drive is an important rite of passage. Having that licence…

Australian Inventions: Transport Innovations

Australians are an ingenious bunch. Many of us are familiar with products of Aussie ingenuity,…

How Safe Is Your Car? Tech to Take You From Average to Exemplary

The rise of smart technology has transformed the way we live. Whether it’s in the…

Moving Abroad? Take Your Vehicle or Sell

Our beloved cars can be more than a means to move about. They can be…

4 Aussie-Specific Car Challenges

Australia is a big country with a diverse array of climatic conditions that can influence…

12 Car Games For Kids

There is nothing quite like jumping in the car to embark on a road trip…

A Car Valuation Guide: Drive It Into The Ground Or Trade It In?

Whether to drive your current car into the ground or trade it in for an…

The Senior License Test: Is Grandad’s Driving Impaired by His Age?

Driving is the ultimate symbol of freedom to many. We can go wherever we want…

10 Car Accessories For Your Inner Geek

The last two decades have seen extraordinary rollouts in auto innovation designed to make getting…

Ride with Captain Risky – 360° Virtual Reality Experience

Just when you thought Captain Risky couldn’t get any Riskier, he comes out with his…

The Evolution Of Car Safety – Top 10 Features

Vehicles have become faster and smarter in the last decade and with them has come…

9 Secrets To Increase Your Fuel Economy

The cost of petrol doesn’t have to be a thorn in your side. Amp up…

Avoid Car Accidents: 5 Hidden Hazards of Driving in Australia

When emergency services responded to a vehicle rollover in rural NSW, it was an all-too-familiar…

Reverse Carefully: Prevent A Car Accident & Keep Your Children Safe

We do everything possible to protect our children. We insist they wear helmets when they’re…

Is Your Car Ready For Your Christmas Road Trip?

How to prepare your vehicle for that big holiday drive Many of us get our…

How to Choose, Install & Adjust Your Children’s Car Seats

How to Choose, Install & Adjust Your Children’s Car Seats Long gone are the days…

Angle and Parallel Parking Made Easy

There’s a reason that parallel parking can be daunting. Whether you’re a seasoned driver with…

Tips for Naming Your Cars

We give names to our boats, so why not our cars? Did you know that…

Tips for Buying Your First Car

Buying a car in Australia is something of a rite of passage – almost all…

Self-driving Cars: How Economical Would They Be?

Driverless cars – how do they work and will they really save us money? Just…

The State of Car Theft in Australia

Just how safe is your car in the Lucky Country? When it comes to vehicle…

Basic Car Maintenance Checklist

How to look after your car so it doesn’t let you down! If you were…

Are You Taking Risks? Driving Unsafe

There are approximately 13 million passenger vehicles in Australia, and every single one of them…

Guide To Avoiding Risky Situations: Don’t Ignore Car Recalls

When you purchase a car, you tend to expect certain things from it. First and…

Guide To Avoiding Risky Situations: Don’t Text and Drive

Think about the people in your life. Think about your parents, your children, your siblings,…

Guide To Avoiding Risky Situations: Car Maintenance

We’ve all been there! You’re driving down the road, happy as you please, when all…

When is the best time to buy a new car?

Asking the Question Buying a new car can be tricky business. There are many things…

Tips for Buying a used Car

Buying a car can be an exciting but complicated experience, especially if you are buying…

Car Theft Facts and Prevention

Statistics from the National Motor Vehicle Theft Reduction Council suggest that there were 53,954 motor…

Driving Etiquette – the Art of Doing the Right Thing

Courtesy isn’t a luxury in life – it’s a necessity for a healthy, functioning society….

Compiling your own emergency car kit

Having your car break down is never a fun experience, and worst case scenario you…

Smart Watches: Will they become a distraction to drivers?

Smart watches are becoming extremely popular these days. Nearly every major electronics and computer manufacturer…

Staying Safe In Your Car

Do you know that within the next 24 hours, nearly 5000 Australians will be involved…

Safety Tips for Remote and Off-Road Travel

When you travel to remote or off-road areas, it is important than you plan your…

Car Buying Checklist

If you’re in the market for a vehicle ,you’ll have some big decisions to make…

Handy Tips for Driving with Pets

Pets are considered part of the family by most pet owners, and we love taking…

Five Tips to Improve the Market Value of your Car

Selling a car in today’s market can be a daunting task for the unprepared. A…

Five Helpful Tips for Washing your Car at Home

To protect your vehicle and keep it looking its best, you need to wash it…

Tips for Reviewing your Insurance Policies

Life is constantly changing, so it’s important that your insurance policies change as well. It’s…

How to get your car unstuck from mud or sand

One of the most frustrating incidents that commonly happen to drivers is when we unexpectedly…

The Worst Things People Unknowingly Do To Their Cars

Transportation is a basic necessity, and if you own a car you would know that…

Tips to Protect your Car from Hail Damage

Residents of Australia are no strangers to the difficulties created by the weather in regards…

The 5 Most Common Car Myths

With the exception of the mechanically-inclined elite, most people that you meet from day-to-day know…

Using Mirrors Correctly To Eliminate Blind Spots

The current debate amongst drivers, carmakers, insurance providers, and public safety officials is brewing over…

Driving to Survive Among the Walking Dead

There are many factors to consider when choosing a car. Will you be able to…

Manual vs. Automatic Car Transmission: Pros & Cons

For your car to be able to get from point A to point B without…

Cruisin’ with the Stars

Do you know what car your favourite celebrity drives? It might not be too dissimilar…

Appy Trails – The best smartphone apps for getting directions

Quick Question – do you still own a street directory? You know – that State…

Simply Smarter Tips: Packing for a roadtrip

It’s school holidays and family road trips are surely on the cards for many Aussies,…

Black Friday and Other Surprising Phobias

We’re all afraid of something. Sure we might not say it out loud, maybe its…

Most Popular Second Hand Cars in Australia

There is a lot that goes in to the purchase of a second hand car….

Child Safety In The Car

Safety in the car is paramount, and should always be in the forefront of our…

Did you know? Facts About Road Accidents In Australia

Unfortunately, car accidents happen every day in Australia; in fact did you know that there…

Multi-Million Dollar Deals On Wheels

For most of us, a car is a tool that we can use to get…

Road Trip Games to Play in the Car

Easter is coming and with it comes the long awaited school holidays, which means it’s…

Interesting Driving Laws

When you have been driving for a while, it is easy to think you’re familiar…

Most Popular Cars in Australia

There is a lot of money to be made in the luxury car business. In…

20 Simply Smarter Ways to become more environmentally friendly

We all want to do our part to help the environment. Unfortunately, many of us…

10 Random driving & car facts you probably didn’t know.

Cars are great, aren’t they? They carry us over vast distances at speeds that would…

Steps to Parallel Park Like a Pro

Disregarding any impressive driving stunts you might be able to pull-off, for the majority, parallel…

What to do if your car is stolen

There are many wonderful things about living in Australia—the abundant animal life, the postcard-worthy scenery,…

4 Signs That You Need A New Car

Most of us tend to rely on our cars a bit more than we probably…

Simply Smarter tips for selling your car

Trying to sell a car can be a real nightmare. If you don’t consider yourself…

Driving Ergonomics

No matter of the number of drives you do, or the distance you go each…

Guide to detailing your car

It’s good to know how to detail your car properly. If you’re trying to sell…

How to determine the value of your car

So you’re buying a new car. Maybe your current one has finally packed it in….

4 Simply Smarter Tips to Keep Your Car Healthy

When it comes to maintenance, regularly checking the oil levels and tyre pressure of your…

Detail your car like a professional

One of the best things about a new car is how clean it is—inside and…

How to recognise and prevent road rage

Most of us know how to drive, and we do our best to drive safely…

Insuring cars of the future

What kind of insurance would Marty McFly get for the DeLorean in Back to the…

What’s the best alternative fuel for your car (and the environment)?

These days, people can “fill ‘er up” with a lot more than just petrol. It’s…

Your guide to driving in the outback

Ever thought about taking a drive through the outback? The great thing about Australia is…

11 tips for better fuel economy

How much will petrol go up between now and the end of the month? While…

6 games to keep your kids busy on your next road trip

Keeping your family occupied and entertained on a road trip is never easy. You’ll be…

Speed cameras: highway robbery or high-tech safety?

Do you know how speed cameras work? Speed cameras are quick and if you think…

Saving claws with traffic laws

We’re all very proud of the diversity of wildlife in Australia, but this also means…

Carefree Road Tripping On A Whim

Carefree Road Tripping On A Whim There’s plenty of advice out there for people who like…

After a crash an iPhone can quickly become your best friend

They get a bad rap when it comes to motoring, but smart phones can be…

Fairer fuel rules for motorists

Fairer fuel rules for motorists   Confusing and misleading fuel price boards will soon be…

Driving test reversal to help stop fatalities

Do you remember when performing a reverse park was the biggest obstacle between you and…

The great navigation debate

The great navigation debate There’s always been a great debate when it comes to the…

Don’t become a car theft statistic

Did you know that a vehicle is stolen every eight minutes in Australia? Budget Direct…

Help emergency vehicles save the day

Our research has revealed that more than 20% of motorists will run a red light,…