Cars & Transportation

Cars & Transportation

Whether you catch public transport or drive, there is always something to talk about.

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Servicing for New Cars

30th May 2021

68 Comments

Do you think that servicing your vehicle at your Dealer is a good choice or do you go elsewhere as it’s cheaper? Does it void the warranty? I like the fact that the technicians know everything...

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Mode of Transportation

12th May 2021

10 Comments

Let the community know your usual mode of transport for going to work, uni or to attend a sporting venue. Also do you give a thought about the impact this choice has on contributing to the...

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Driverless Cars

20th Apr 2021

69 Comments

Would you have enough faith in a car to let it do the driving for you? Quite frankly I could not do it. What about you? Would love to hear your thoughts!

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Which features are a must when you consider buying your new car ?

30th Mar 2021

25 Comments

Which features are a must when you consider buying your new car? What are the top 3 features you look for when buying?

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Fluctuating fuel prices and the Government

19th Jul 2018

26 Comments

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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Bad Drivers

5th Feb 2015

13 Comments

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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Driving skills

19th May 2014

86 Comments

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

16th Mar 2014

12 Comments

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

13th Feb 2014

7 Comments

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

13th Jan 2014

100 Comments

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

3rd Dec 2013

13 Comments

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

3rd Sep 2013

3 Comments

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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Toyota Hilux or VW Amarok?

5th Mar 2013

128 Comments

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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Bathurst 1000

5th Oct 2012

28 Comments

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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Getting your Drivers License.

20th Feb 2012

25 Comments

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

18th Feb 2012

24 Comments

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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Why are cars important to you?

18th Feb 2012

54 Comments

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

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Drivers with arms outside the vehicle body

13th Sep 2011

25 Comments

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?

31st Aug 2011

48 Comments

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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Friendly Public Transport

24th Jun 2011

20 Comments

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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No More Registration Stickers

2nd Jun 2011

27 Comments

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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Train Ettiquette

22nd Feb 2011

64 Comments

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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Tailgating

28th Jan 2011

96 Comments

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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L -plate drivers

26th Oct 2010

99 Comments

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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P Plate Laws

22nd Feb 2010

39 Comments

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

29th Jun 2009

29 Comments

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 systems

19th Jun 2009

41 Comments

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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Should learner drivers not have high powered cars until a certain age?

12th Jun 2009

102 Comments

Kids should not have high powered cars untill a certain age

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