How to use a roundabout

​Hands up if you were taught to give way to your left on a roundabout, or if you were told to give way to your right. Now, put them up if you were told to indicate when leaving a roundabout, even if you’re travelling straight through. And finally, and just to really confuse matters, who was told you definitely don’t need to indicate unless you’re turning left or right?

Baby and child car seat laws explained

Child-seat laws seem like one of those inarguable givens, like regulations forbidding you to murder your mother-in-law or to keep a killer whale as a pet (they like mother-in-law for breakfast).

Almost everyone who has children will tell you that they are irresistibly driven by a deep-seated and primeval fear to do everything possible to protect their unique and wonderful offspring, so they’re happy to go by the book when it comes to child seats in cars.

Correct Brakes are crucial

Brakes are the single most important safety feature of your car. Although we all know this, sometimes we can let things slip. To help protect the safety of you and your loved ones, follow this Seven Point Brake Checklist. If you notice any or all of them, it is time to get your brakes professionally…

New ratings for 12 child car seats

CREP has published new ratings for 12 child car seats. The ratings include one convertible child car seat with three separate modes that can be used for newborns right through to children aged up to 8 years. CREP is a partnership between Transport for NSW, The National Roads & Motorists’ Association, Royal Automobile Club of…