An Uber driver has pleaded guilty to kidnapping a sleeping passenger, stealing her phone and driving her over 95km to boost his fare.
A NSW police officer has experienced first-hand just how dangerous the state’s new “go slow” rule can be, after almost being hit by a truck.
The Greens have blasted NSW’s roadside drug test system, calling it “arbitrary and unreliable” and claiming drivers are being unfairly punished.
Concerning research has found that self-driving cars may be more likely to run over dark-skinned pedestrians as a result of the detection system used.
A woman has told police she honestly believed she was travelling under the speed limit after being clocked going 137km/h hour.
A Brisbane man has been roasted online after a driver’s dashcam caught his grumpy outburst at a woman trying to reverse park.
A motorist has been called out online after being caught parking across two parking spots designated for parents in Sydney.
Pro surfer Laura Enever travels the world but is happiest driving along Australia’s east coast in search of waves.
Breaking down now starts with some panicked text messages, frantic Googling and awkward posts to social media instead of anything practical.
A Perth driver has been told he could be facing fines if he continues to park in his own driveway, after a neighbour dobbed him into the council.
Officers couldn’t believe their eyes when they spotted the driver of a Mustang doing something unbelievably stupid on a dangerous road.
Motorists are outraged over this tricky police tactic designed to catch them speeding, which is bringing in bucketloads of cash.
Motorbike riders have been sent a chilling warning after deadly traps, capable of decapitating someone, were set along a popular track.
Car fans have several ways to savour the tracks at Highlands Motorsport Park, a gem known to too few in NZ’s South Island.
Supercars commentator Neil Crompton says he’s placid on the road. That’s why Peter Brock “used to call me Miss Daisy”.
There’s nothing worse than getting back to your car and realising you have a parking ticket, but a new app could make parking fines a thing of the past.
Labor has pledged $400 million to help cyclists have more authority on the roads and fight back against the “war” from motorists.
It’s one of the most complained-about occurrences on our roads, yet many Australian drivers just can’t seem to grasp this simple road rule.
A man has lashed out at police for “revenue raising” after he received a very strange fine when he stopped at a service station to get a pie.
Motorists have been reminded about important road rules as part of Bus Safety Week, but there is one really getting on driver’s nerves.
Thousands of motorists are being caught using their phones while driving every day and there is a disturbing reason why people think they can get away with it.
From pretending to ride to work and using their seats to keep their meals warm, it’s surprising what people will do if they have enough room in cars.
What was meant to be a fun road rules quiz has proved so divisive the motoring organisation that posted it has told users to “keep it civil”.
As if being involved in a car accident wasn’t stressful enough, now drivers are being warned to watch for scammers taking advantage of crash victims.
A driver copped an earful of abuse from an angry cyclist who claimed he didn’t overtake him fast enough, but who was really at fault?
A campaign to educate motorcyclists about a misunderstood road rule is under fire with drivers saying it can never be done safely.
A P-plate driver has learned the hard way not to mess with trucks after dashcam footage caught the youngster doing something very dangerous.
A Sydney motorist has caused disbelief after being caught by new cameras using two mobile phones at the same time while behind the wheel.
Buy a prestige SUV that never goes off-road — or get a luxe wagon that looks equally classy at the golf club
A Queensland motorbike rider risked being decapitated when he was struck around the neck and thrown to the ground by a nearly invisible trap.
A rule that could hit drivers with a $448 fine has been slammed as doing more harm than good. Now organisations are calling for it to be changed.
Travelling with your pet is a natural part of life but it can cost you big time if you don’t abide by these rules.
Australian country music singer loves his homegrown V8 utes and even tried his hand a racing, but his long motoring history didn’t start off so well.
A motorbike rider has blasted a group of cyclists after she was forced to stop on a roundabout to avoid crashing after they cut her off.
Australia was divided over a viral video of a driver yelling obscenities at two cyclists, but the man behind the camera picked on the wrong blokes.
Your car holds far more germs than you would realise and there is one driving habit that is causing it.
Thousands of motorists refusing to have their faulty airbags fixed despite the risk they pose may face harsh consequences if they continue to ignore warnings.
A driver has divided opinion after filming himself speeding along a bike lane and yelling obscenities at two cyclists for taking up the road.
Australian Olympic 400m sprinter explains how driving fast helps her become a better runner.
A Perth council’s plan to encourage fast cyclists to ride on the road instead of the bike path has been slammed by residents as “ridiculous” and “unsafe”.
A Sydney truck driver has claimed he was acting in self defence after footage emerged of him involved in a violent roadside brawl with another man.
A drunken Uber passenger has been caught on camera during a shocking highway hijacking attempt while cruising down the freeway at 100km/h.
A woman desperate not to miss her bus was caught on dashcam footage sprinting in front of an oncoming motorbike — and it didn’t end well.
A motorist could get a massive fine after being caught doing something incredibly stupid while driving 100km/h down a Melbourne freeway.
How drivers interact with their phone behind the wheel is already extremely limited, but one organisation is calling for a harsher crackdown on motorists.
A driver has been slammed online after performing an illegal U-turn to park half into a disabled spot and half on the road, blocking oncoming traffic.
A P-plater was found drunk and naked behind the wheel after allegedly smashing into a parked car in Melbourne over the weekend.
Holden knew the risks of retiring the Commodore and rebadging an import. Here’s why rusted-on buyers fled.
Disturbing footage shows a motorist abusing and tailgating a woman in Melbourne before telling her to “get on a f***ing diet”.
There is no doubt that Australia’s road toll is still too high, but 2018 saw a surprising and welcome change happen to our roads.
A driver was shocked to find they had been given a strange traffic violation for their “inconsiderate” attempt at parking.
A controversial request for cyclists to wear numbers so they can be identified and reported for breaking rules has stirred up a fierce debate.
Motorists are praising police in Western Australia who fined a driver for travelling 28km/h under the speed limit on the freeway.
They’re simple, seemingly innocent things many of us do, but they could cost you hundreds in fines. Here’s the road rules you’re breaking.
Queensland’s peak motoring body has revealed the secrets on how to save time and fuel by triggering a green traffic light.
On any given day, you can find at least one motorist breaking a road rule, but there are specific days when drivers are at their most reckless.
A learner driver has copped massive criticism online after they parked the luxury car they were driving in the most infuriating way possible.
This man is proud of his last name and put it on his number plate in big block letters. But now the war over the word has ended up in court.
It’s something that most drivers have probably let their passengers do but it could actually get you in a lot of trouble.
From Monday, new mobile detection cameras will be up and running in Sydney, but there is a weird catch for drivers who get caught.
A P-plater lost their licence on the first day of 2019 after a stupid decision saw them cop a huge fine and double demerits.
BRITISH car maker’s sporty SUV looks a million bucks and is fun to drive, but the cost of the optional extras will make your eyes water.
From drivers five times over the limit, to a man caught throwing his stubby away in front of the cops, these are the worst drink drive culprits.
A relative of the Falkholts, a family of four who died after a horror Boxing Day crash, has made an emotional speech about their “horrible” year.
From what you’re actually meant to do at a roundabout to using your fog lights, these are some of the road rules that confuse Aussie drivers the most.
New road markings are being added on one of NSW’s busiest roads in a bid to push back against tailgaters and reduce rear-end crashes.
You may want to rethink texting while you drive, with new hi-tech cameras set to nab drivers on their mobile phones.
A bus driver captured the terrifying carnage a car running a red light caused, taking out a cyclist, clipping a pedestrian and smashing into another vehicle.
There is still decent warranty on Hyundai’s stylish Tucson family SUV, which arrived in 2015.
This number — 1226 — represents a shocking statistic about the number of people who die on our roads in mostly preventible circumstances.
Peter Frazer borrowed a camera to record his beautiful daughter Sarah’s birth. Then, 23 years later, he watched vision of her horrific death.
A seemingly simple road rules question has gotten the better of many Aussie drivers, with motorists unable to decide on the correct answer.
JUST one item of active safety technology could cut car accidents by up to half, but does your car have it?
It’s something all Aussie drivers have probably done but if you are caught doing it this Christmas you might be saying goodbye to your licence.
MARKETING a global product can be a tricky business, as the meaning of a brand can often be lost in translation, with hilarious results.
Dozens of shoppers have lashed one of Australia’s biggest carpark companies after they were hit with hefty fines for a “ridiculous” rule.
Shocking footage captured a woman happily watching a movie on her mobile phone while driving through a busy Sydney tunnel.
South Australian police have pulled their handheld speed guns from service because of legal issues and will drop 125 cases as a result.
It’s something that you probably do without even realising it and it may soon cost you $200, following renewed calls for higher pedestrian penalties.
There’s a big mistake Aussie motorists keep making on our roads. And research shows men are more likely to be guilty than women.
New rules giving parking inspectors more power over drivers could spell trouble for Aussie motorists as they risk copping more than just a fine.
One Aussie state is cracking down on annoying drivers who keep breaking a very simple rule — by increasing the fine from $52 to $200.
Bully window washers who force trapped drivers to get their windscreens cleaned will see a crackdown on their aggressive business tactics.
A sixth grade student who left a meticulous note for a driver after witnessing a hit and run has become an internet sensation.
Queensland is phasing out its old learner driver exam with teens now facing a new online test, which even experienced drivers might find a bit tricky.
Motorists might be well aware of the dangers of texting and driving but they are more likely to use their phone at this time of day.
Most drivers are guilty of sneaking a few snacks behind the wheel but confusion around the legality of it means you could be risking more than a big fine.
CHEAPER to buy and service, a front-drive SUV will be thriftier and easier on brakes than an AWD.
If you’ve ever copped a parking fine for staying a few minutes longer than you’d paid for, this new rule will come as good news.
She has just lost her husband — the father of her three children — and Catherine Frewer has one request for everyone behind the wheel.
Drivers and cyclists have been at war for years. But there’s one thing bike riders do which infuriates motorists more than anything - and is it legal?
Not long ago, Chris Cox used to think bikes shouldn’t be allowed on the road and loathed cyclists. Then, something changed.
A powerful government agency will probe allegations that lax policing has put the lives of countless cyclists at risk, following the death of a bike safety activist.
There’s a potentially lifesaving traffic law that experts say the majority of motorists ignore — and they could wind up killing someone.
A quiz asking drivers to choose which car has right of way is leaving Aussies stumped, with the majority unable to figure out the right answer.
Catherine Frewer has vowed to keep fighting for her husband just days after he died saying “you won’t see the end of me”.
A new dockless bike and scooter sharing scheme is getting rolled out in major Australian cities — but this one might actually work.