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Stay up to date with the latest road safety and traffic management tips and advice from Speed Humps Australia including industry applications, changes to legislation and technology developments.

World’s First Solar Powered Bike Path

The Dutch are known for their love of biking, and the extensive network of cycle paths in and around Amsterdam are used religiously by commuters and recreational riders. But a team of researchers have recently taken the environmentally friendly activity to a whole new level, by redesigning a bike path to generate solar energy.

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Motorcycle Safety Tips

Motorcycles may be fun and fuel efficient but it’s no secret riders are a lot more vulnerable than in a car especially in busy city streets. Sadly over 200 motorcyclists and passengers are injured every year in road accidents. But the good news is you can lessen the risk considerably if you follow these safety tips.

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World’s Fastest Cars

Into fast cars? Check out the following supercars that can easily reach speeds of 200 mph and beyond. Although it’s not legal to drive this fast on the open road, we’re in awe of these powerful beasts that are the fastest production cars in the world.

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Safe Driving Courses

Knowing how to drive safely is beneficial not only to you and your passengers but other road users too. Many accidents are caused by inattention, poor driving skills or lack of basic knowledge about road rules. No matter what your age or situation, you can benefit from doing a safe driving course and avoid becoming a statistic.

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Best Countries for Road Safety

Planning to head overseas and do a road trip? Before you book your rental car, check out if the country you’re visiting is known for its road safety – if not you might be better off getting around by train or local bus. Here are a few countries that have some of the lowest road fatalities in the world.

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Another great initiative by our local councils

The Speed Humps still allow larger vehicles, such as buses and trucks to pass while slowing all traffic entering and exiting the roundabouts. Councils have trialled this use of Speed Humps successfully, and it is now being rolled out across a number of “problem” roundabouts.

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Methods of Making Roads Safer for Pedestrians

In Australia, pedestrian fatalities and hospitalisations make up around 12 percent of the road toll. Older people and children under 10 are particularly high-risk sectors and vulnerable in areas where cars and people overlap.

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Tesla’s Affordable Electric Car (Coming Soon)

Owning an electric car will become more affordable in the next few years according to electric vehicle (EV) specialists Tesla. The California-based carmaker has announced that they are planning on producing a cheaper EV to target the average household.

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