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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Give way rules - Who goes first?

We’ve made a comprehensive guide complete with illustrations of all the different ways you need to give way on Australia’s roads.
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Road Safety Around Heavy Vehicles

Heavy vehicles have different limitations to normal cars. Follow this guide to make sure you can safely share the road with them.
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Using mobile phone while driving

Distracted driving is a leading cause of road accidents in Australia. A new survey reveals who’s confident 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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Microsleeping, how common is it?

Driver fatigue is one of the four leading causes of road accidents, a new survey reveals how many people have had a microsleep behind the wheel.
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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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Australia’s need for speed

A new survey by Budget Direct has revealed Australia’s attitudes towards the current speed limit on our roads and whether they should be changed.
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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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Distracted driving study proposes a promising way forward

A Budget Direct commissioned study has revealed how many of us are using mobile phones while driving, and proposes fresh ways to address this issue.
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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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Driving safety tips

Practising safe driving can not only keep yourself safe, but keep the lives of other road users around you safe too. Check out these top tips from the leading professionals on how to prepare for a safe drive.
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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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