Australia lags behind in driverless cars race

A new survey has revealed Australia’s attitudes and feelings towards driverless cars and just how safe these vehicles will be on Australian roads.
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Using a mobile phone while driving

Distracted driving is a leading cause of road accidents in Australia. A 2020 survey reveals Aussies’ attitudes and behaviours when it comes to using a mobile phone while driving.
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Drink driving in Australia: Who’s to blame?

A new survey has revealed how many of the Australians surveyed have owned up to drink driving and which age groups they think are to blame.
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Australian roads, safer or more dangerous than ever?

A new survey has revealed that the majority of Australians think our roads are more dangerous now than they were a decade ago. But are they?
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Are Australians ready to buy cars online?

Australians love online shopping, but are we ready to buy cars online? A new survey by Budget Direct reveals Australia’s preferences for buying cars.
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Car Insurance Claims – Not My Fault

Find out what happens if you're a Budget Direct Car Insurance customer whose car's been damaged in an accident that was not your fault.
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Can I ride a scooter with a car licence?

The licencing of scooter riders varies between jurisdictions in Australia.
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Does Car Insurance Cover Rental Cars?

Budget Direct Comprehensive Car Insurance includes a hire car if yours is stolen or damaged in a no-fault accident. For an additional premium, you can also get cover for a hire car following an at-fault accident.
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How Much Does Car Insurance Cost?

The factors used to calculate the cost of car insurance; how Budget Direct’s prices compare; and ways you can save on your premium.
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Electric car survey

We conducted research into the public opinion surrounding electric vehicle technology.
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How to turn on Do Not Disturb While Driving

We conducted research into the public opinion surrounding electric vehicle technology.
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Double demerit points 2020

Find out how many demerit points you could get for common traffic offences, and whether double demerit points apply in your state or territory.
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4 ways to protect yourself against car theft

With vehicle theft on the rise, ensure your car is protected. By following these 4 simple tips, you can reduce your risk of vehicle theft!
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