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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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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What are the rules around double demerit points?

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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What PPSR is, and why you should use it

PPSR is a database of secured property in Australia and is the government’s official platform to register personal property.
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8 simple ways to improve fuel efficiency

The cost of petrol doesn't have to be a thorn in your side. Amp up your car’s fuel economy with these 8 simple ways to improve fuel efficiency in your car.
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The pros and cons of driverless cars

Experts are making some big claims about the future impacts of driverless cars. Before they arrive, check out our comprehensive driverless cars pros and cons list.
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What to do if your car is stolen

Having your car stolen car be a real nightmare. Give yourself the best chance of getting your property back by following these steps.
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