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Fluctuating fuel prices and the government

  • By Nefertari
  • Created: 19th Jul 2018
  • 25 replies

My husband and I were out driving the other day and passed a petrol station where the price of petrol was $1.29...."that's not bad" I thought compared to what the price had been in the past few...

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Defensive driving courses

  • By mustang6000
  • Created: 14th Jul 2018
  • 4 replies

Do you think that a mandatory defensive driving course should be undertaken before anyone is issued a drivers licence? When I was a young driver, a police officer friend of the family suggested...

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Foot falcon

  • By elljay
  • Created: 30th Mar 2016
  • 1 replies

My cars just given in. I reckon cars aren't just a luxury they are a necessary part of a better quality of life. Without one everything is so much harder. All should have access to owning their own...

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Fords free loan car.

  • By snook
  • Created: 16th Mar 2016
  • 0 replies

I had seen a T.V. add that Ford offer a free loan car when yours is in for service. It turns out that when you ask for the free loan car , part of the paper work asks for a $30.00 fee which is non...

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Bought a new ford eco sport

  • By david
  • Created: 10th Mar 2015
  • 21 replies

log book suggests to use only premium fuel.i have never heard of companies recomending this fuel in there brochures.i remember years ago this fuel was introduced.the experts were saying it was...

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If you won 1 million dollars what will you spend it on? and why ?

  • By bonacci
  • Created: 3rd Mar 2015
  • 71 replies

if you won 1 million dollars what will you spend it on? and why ? Think carefully dont be stupid

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Bad drivers

  • By jester123
  • Created: 5th Feb 2015
  • 10 replies

I've recently moved further out of the suburbs and I have to drive along a main road when I travel to and from my workplace. It's a 3 lane road with speeds of either 80 or 90 kms The other day I...

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Bikes

  • By sairam
  • Created: 5th Nov 2014
  • 4 replies

bikes are good

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Both reversing; who is at fault

  • By alpesh
  • Created: 9th Aug 2014
  • 7 replies

Car A is moving in reverse from a residential driveway (turning right in reverse)and car B is moving in reverse (cant determine which way) from Cityrail commuter parking driveway, they collide...

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Driving skills

  • By muckypaws
  • Created: 19th May 2014
  • 84 replies

OK who is with me on this one? In my opinion, the Government should make it compulsary for all new drivers to go through a Defensive Driving Course suplimented by the government prior to moving to...

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Which best unleaded car or diesel

  • By yenly
  • Created: 16th Mar 2014
  • 12 replies

hi I'm confuse between diesel and unleaded car which ones the best for using everyday and cheaper

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Holden no longer

  • By shanlee
  • Created: 13th Feb 2014
  • 7 replies

It is a said day then we as an Australian country will see the holden go down in history as something we will talk about in the past

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Best car for a young family with a baby

  • By annacathryn
  • Created: 13th Jan 2014
  • 100 replies

My husband and I are expecting a baby and are looking to buy a new car but we disagree on what is important. I want something practical like a station wagon, but he wants something a bit more...

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Cycle - ways

  • By toppo
  • Created: 3rd Dec 2013
  • 12 replies

I think Cycle ways are a waste of money...I reckon that money would be better spent on improving Public Transport.

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Road works

  • By akuiirat
  • Created: 3rd Sep 2013
  • 3 replies

What do you think about traffic controllers that don't pay attention or are to lazy or are on the phone all the time not knowing that I have been waiting 15 minutes in line and have to wait...

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Yankeedoodle

  • By Yankeedoodle
  • Created: 3rd Jul 2013
  • 9 replies

I would like to know what people think of the government making it law that all trucks must keep left on all major highways. I am sick to death of truckies sitting in the right lane trying to...

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Free cars

  • By sailor60
  • Created: 19th Jun 2013
  • 9 replies

.To help the people of .Geelong at the ford factory instead of the government giving millions of dollars to the manufacturer they should finance all persons on Centrelink payments and pensioners to...

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Fuel prices.

  • By Bunn
  • Created: 23rd May 2013
  • 5 replies

I;ve asked around why are the fuel prices up and down by up to 12cents at any one time? Maybe someone can advise me why this happens?

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Pablo

  • By Pablo
  • Created: 25th Apr 2013
  • 1 replies

If you live in Perth are you fed up with road works going on no matter where you go?????????????? It's everywhere!!!!!!!

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The cars heating system runs of the radiator

  • By stretch
  • Created: 25th Mar 2013
  • 9 replies

i am doing a tafe course on autamotive at the moment and have just came across a possible threat to all humans that like to use the heater i the car the problem with the heating system that was...

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Toyota hilux or vw amarok?

  • By terry
  • Created: 5th Mar 2013
  • 128 replies

Hi all, I am thinking about buying a new 4x4 ute and I'm tossing up between the Toyota Hilux and the Volkswagen Amarok. Does anyone have any opinions about which is better and why?

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Public transport or bicycle?

  • By sakib30994
  • Created: 5th Jan 2013
  • 6 replies

I live in Eastlakes & travel to uni at Ultimo by bus everyday. The distance is only about 7 kms & it cost me around $50 a week. So will it be better to travel using a bicycle which is gonna cost me...

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Learner drivers

  • By Rumma
  • Created: 3rd Nov 2012
  • 2 replies

I believe it's time we ensured those responsible for teaching new drivers actually have the capabilities to do so. We train teachers to teach, we have professional sports coaches, we employ...

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Bathurst 1000

  • By Bigfoot
  • Created: 5th Oct 2012
  • 28 replies

I think that other makes of cars should not be allowed to race in the Bathurst 1000. It has been a Ford/Holden icon for most of it's life. I think there will be many Bathurst fans who would not...

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Old cars

  • By Volcano
  • Created: 5th Oct 2012
  • 5 replies

I have the oldest, crappiest car in my family, yet I don't want to part with it, because me and it has a long history. iIs the first one I ever bought. Do you get attached to things which have...

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License

  • By Z
  • Created: 5th Sep 2012
  • 6 replies

WHY IS IT IN NSW U HAVE YO STAY ON YOU Ps FOR THREE YEARS WERE IN OTHER STATES YOU GET YOUR FULLS AS SOON AS YOU PASS YOUR DRIVING TEST

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Learner drivers

  • By goldcoast2012
  • Created: 2nd Sep 2012
  • 15 replies

I do not like people going through a roundabout when a Learner Driver is waiting to go through a roundabout.

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New or old

  • By sammy79
  • Created: 31st Aug 2012
  • 22 replies

these days you dont see many older cars around. cars today all look the same to me. at least the older cars had a distinctive look not to mension a nice note to em. what aged and model car would...

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Hunter express way

  • By matty
  • Created: 27th Jul 2012
  • 2 replies

Do u think it will stop alot of traffic delays round the hunter

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New subaru

  • By sandy
  • Created: 10th Apr 2012
  • 5 replies

New Subaru due out in Dec.....can't wait to test drive!

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The decision for a rail link to melbourne airport?

  • By havalaugh
  • Created: 28th Feb 2012
  • 5 replies

I was reading this sunday's Hearld Sun 26/2/12 and came across a page on the question of the plus & minus of running a train link out to Melbourne Airport. I am all for train travel, as our freeway...

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Getting your drivers license.

  • By Hilary
  • Created: 20th Feb 2012
  • 25 replies

Is anyone having trouble getting the 100 hours you need to get a license if your under 25? What happens if you have no one willing or capable of teaching you? Your parents may be able to drive but...

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Traffic lights

  • By Goldie
  • Created: 18th Feb 2012
  • 24 replies

I just hate drivers that are so slow to take off when waiting for a red arrow to turn green, i say they take along time to register the green light to there brain. just watch out for these dumb...

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Cars

  • By Felicity
  • Created: 18th Feb 2012
  • 54 replies

why cars important to people?how did they love it?

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Parking

  • By Rumma
  • Created: 17th Feb 2012
  • 3 replies

I get really annoyed with people who park on the wrong side of the road. Three rules are broken including driving on the wrong side of the road twice. It's just plain laziness. It started with...

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Unleaded fuel in nsw

  • By Sri
  • Created: 11th Feb 2012
  • 3 replies

Is it fair to take out the up from the service stations in nsw?most of the older cars are not designed to take the ethanol fuel. Most of the cars we see on the roads are old cars .the reason they...

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Rhil

  • By Rhil
  • Created: 30th Jan 2012
  • 12 replies

Riders withour protection, Motorcycle riders that let their girlfriends ride on the back without protection. High heel shoes or sandles and singlet tops make me sick when the rider usually has on a...

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Drivers with arms outside the vehicle body.

  • By gladheart
  • Created: 13th Sep 2011
  • 25 replies

As an older driver who grew up in the 1950s and 60s it was common to see younger males with no right arm wandering the streets. This was caused by their vehicles being involved in crashes. These...

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Why are motor vehicles built to go faster than the legal speed limit?

  • By RainbowSpirit
  • Created: 31st Aug 2011
  • 48 replies

I believe that all motor vehicles driven on public roads should only reach the maximum speed limit of 120km/h. I don't understand why car manufactorers have built them to go any faster? I am just...

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Who has right of way and who is at fault?

  • By peppi6
  • Created: 17th Aug 2011
  • 12 replies

Car A already on the road reversing or Car B exiting off private parking bay rear to wall of factory. Car B driving out of parking spot turning right colliding with Car A rear passenger driver's...

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Carpark rage

  • By Lynstar007
  • Created: 22nd Jul 2011
  • 16 replies

The other day I was parking my car when another lady forced her way into my spot. I let it go but I wondered if she did this alot. Then yesterday there were two women fighting. To my suprise, it...

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Bike riders on paths

  • By CAT17
  • Created: 15th Jul 2011
  • 16 replies

I was nearly skilled by a bike rider on the foot path near my home. I had to stop as the path was not wide enough for he and I to pass without contact. He glared at me and virtually told me to "get...

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Do you own a honda odyssey

  • By jamiewayne
  • Created: 4th Jul 2011
  • 2 replies

Hey does anyone own a Honda Odyssey at all? If so what do you think of them?

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Friendly public transport

  • By CAT17
  • Created: 24th Jun 2011
  • 20 replies

Do you find using public transport a pleasant way to travel? I love going by tram here in Adelaide, I always find someone to have a chat to. People are generally happy to have a conversation with...

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Women's handbags and cars.

  • By Roz
  • Created: 20th Jun 2011
  • 14 replies

I am amazed and pleased that finally a car maker has finally made a provision for a womens handbag. Considering the number of women who drive and own cars, and the fact that a handbag is as...

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No more registration stickers

  • By 3lions
  • Created: 2nd Jun 2011
  • 27 replies

Hi Everyone, I read on the RAA website newsletter, that from July 1st, there will no longer the option for 9 or 6 months... They are only keeping 3 & 12 months! Gee as if people are not doing it...

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Car discharge

  • By stretch
  • Created: 29th Mar 2011
  • 17 replies

what has happened to the newer cars for the new technology that were to be released in australia so far all i see is the same old junk yard crap that still needs unleaded fuel where is the newer...

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4 way stop signs ahhhhh

  • By MariaG
  • Created: 25th Feb 2011
  • 13 replies

Got in a Mexican stand off at a four way stop signs. 4 of us got there pretty much the same time. 4 of us sitting there looking at each other. 4 of us inching forward. 1 of us finally stuck his...

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Train ettiquette

  • By LT17
  • Created: 22nd Feb 2011
  • 64 replies

I commute to and from work every day on the train. It's only a 25 minute journey when it stops at all stations, so it's quick and should be a painless exercise. However, I'm wondering if anyone...

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Drives me crazy

  • By MariaG
  • Created: 20th Feb 2011
  • 16 replies

2am, trying to get to sleep, then the doof doof idiots decided to do a tour around the neighbourhood. What is it that is so attractive about a sound system that is so loud it wakes people up and...

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Fuel prices!!!!!

  • By wen
  • Created: 16th Feb 2011
  • 34 replies

Can anyone please explain to me why fuel has gone up over 25c per litre since Dec 2010.??? With the AUD increasing in strength towards other international currencies shouldn't we be seeing some...

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Kevin grosse

  • By youi
  • Created: 15th Feb 2011
  • 4 replies

Driving attitudes.I sometimes wonder why we have speed limitsand rules because many people do not observe them.I try to stick to the speed limit but are constantly passed by cars going very much...

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Tailgating

  • By JohnC
  • Created: 28th Jan 2011
  • 96 replies

Something I absolutely hate while driving. There is no reason for it and it is very dangerous. Vicroads teaches to leave a 2 second gap from the car in front, but who can estimate 2 seconds while...

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Round abouts

  • By stretch
  • Created: 14th Jan 2011
  • 16 replies

in nsw country towns drivers are still using round abouts without indicators it is no wonder city people tell us country drivers are the worst in the australian country why are the police not...

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Drivers who don't put on their lights early enough

  • By AURELLA
  • Created: 12th Dec 2010
  • 39 replies

One of my pet hates is the driver , particularly in a dark car, coming towards me without lights on when it is obviously getting quite dark, and it is time to put lights on . This is a dangerouse...

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Adelaide metro bus service

  • By aussieladydi
  • Created: 30th Nov 2010
  • 4 replies

As a Disability Pensioner who has to use a Walker at all times, I am furious that only about half of the Buses are Wheelchair Friendly and particularly in the Metro area. Also Drivers are not...

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Sa police

  • By bigone3443
  • Created: 30th Nov 2010
  • 10 replies

how meany people out there have just been driving along and then been pulled over by police that could not tell you the reason.' revonew'

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Speed cameras

  • By Ralphy
  • Created: 29th Nov 2010
  • 17 replies

I used to be a speed camera operator in Victoria when in the Police. How many people get a speed camera fine in the mail and don't request a copy of the picture? Too many I think. There is a very...

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New amount of pionts on license in nsw

  • By araman
  • Created: 24th Nov 2010
  • 10 replies

The government is thinking about adding 1 point on to your license for car drivers and 2 points for professional drivers. This is a great idea but it would be better to reward the better drivers...

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Wombats

  • By Idiotlad
  • Created: 17th Nov 2010
  • 14 replies

Just when are all states going to bring in compulsory 6 or at the most 12 monthly vehicle inspections. The large number of rust buckets and cars in poor condition in South Australia alone...

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Traffic congestion in sydney is not really traffic it is a carpark.

  • By Gemma2759
  • Created: 17th Nov 2010
  • 9 replies

I suggest offering all truck drivers a free coffee for an hour in the morning and afternoon between the hours of 7:30 to 8:30 and 5:30 to 6:30. All large trucks off the main roads during these...

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L -plate drivers:

  • By peppi6
  • Created: 26th Oct 2010
  • 99 replies

What do you think? Should the speed limit for L drivers be limited to 80 km??? In my opinion I say yes for normal metro traffic. However when. Learners get onto the m5, m4 etc. speed limit of...

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I won't use coles express for fuel anymore

  • By Amdor9
  • Created: 9th Aug 2010
  • 25 replies

Lately Coles Express has stopped displaying their unleaded 95 prices and they are now usually 10c/litre or more than the unleaded with ethanol. I will be buying at Caltex from now on as their...

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Will you buy an e bike to use

  • By daddz2
  • Created: 27th Jul 2010
  • 12 replies

with the advances of battery technology combined with brushless electric motors, would you consider buying one to use for every day errands or transport to work? bear in mind that with the...

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Bus services need to more prolific in tasmania

  • By alfielee
  • Created: 29th Apr 2010
  • 9 replies

Buses need to run more often & throughout the weekend in Tasmania before most people will start to use them regularly. The services are too restricted in their time-slots to be of any real choice...

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P plate laws

  • By cmayfield91
  • Created: 22nd Feb 2010
  • 39 replies

As a P2 plate holder I find that the laws put upon young drivers is ridiculous. First the cost of license fees is astronomical as well as insurance. I own a 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer - which I paid...

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Exotic car buyers

  • By Grahame
  • Created: 29th Jun 2009
  • 29 replies

What defines a person who buys a Ferrari as opposed to a Maserati? What about a person who buys an Aston Martin? What about a Bentley? Or a Jaguar? Or a Lamborghini?

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Gps

  • By fred
  • Created: 19th Jun 2009
  • 41 replies

I think that GPS units are very clever things and that they will take off as an easy way to find your way around. Not that expensive and very handy to use. I travelled form Melb to Cairns and back...

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Young kids and cars

  • By Irsa
  • Created: 12th Jun 2009
  • 102 replies

Kids should not have high powered cars untill a certain age