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Displaying items by tag: road safety

e-scooter operator Neuron Mobility is partnering with the Australian Road Safety Foundation in a move it says will lead the way in best practice for shared e-scooter safety around the country.

Published in Mobility

Researchers at the University of South Australia have undertaken a project to use virtual reality to simulate planned upgrades to roads and pedestrian areas in order to improve road safety for older people.

Published in Health

Online food delivery service Deliveroo has established a rider advisory panel in response to road safety concerns by many of its 8,000 riders across its Australia-wide network.

Published in Market

Smart helmet maker Forcite Helmets has launched an AI-powered motorbike smart helmet — Forcite MK1 — designed by a Sydney-based designer, which monitors motorbike riders and which the company says “knows everything on the road”.

Published in Market

Curtin University is undertaking a trial of a commercial driverless bus, and will use the vehicle to carry out further research in navigation satellite systems, road safety and mobility issues for people with a disability.

Published in Strategy

Insurance company AAMI has launched a new app — Smart Plates — which gives learner drivers an alternative to the traditional logbook.

Published in Apps
Thursday, 01 December 2016 10:21

NSW P-Platers – no more mobile use in the car!

December 1 — today — is the day when NSW P-Plate drivers can no longer use a mobile phone, even if it is in a proper cradle, for GPS, texting, or phone calls. The use of dedicated GPS devices in a cradle is fine.

Published in Technology Regulation

Radio-frequency spectrum needed for the operation of short-range high-resolution automotive radar has been allocated in the 79 GHz frequency band, in a move designed to help improve road safety.

Published in Market
Thursday, 24 April 2014 14:47

Drivers phoning it in this ANZAC day

Reaching for mobile phones while driving is dangerous and can increase the risk of crashing by 900% according to the latest research, according to the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA).

Published in Mobility
Tuesday, 18 March 2014 11:11

Experience a car crash with Oculus Rift

Aussie Insurance firm NRMA has used Oculus Rift technology to launch the Crashed Car Showroom, a Sydney CBD virtual reality experience that demonstrates exactly what it's like to be in a horrific car crash.

Published in Development

Mobile speed cameras are coming back to New South Wales roads from the 19th of July, and with the NSW Transport Minister David Campbell saying he'd be 'thrilled if these cameras didn't collect one cent'.

Published in Mobility




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