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Displaying items by tag: VicRoads

The state of Victoria will go to the polls on 26 November. Given that, it is easy to understand why the state's transport authority, VicRoads, has jumped ahead of the pack in saying it will issue new licences to those whose documents were compromised in the disastrous Singtel Optus data breach.

Published in Open Sauce

Victorian transport authority VicRoads says it will issue new driving licences to 342,000 people in the state who were affected by the massive data breach at telco Singtel Optus.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 28 September 2022 08:45

SA to pay for new licences for Optus breach victims

South Australia will pick up the tab for any residents in the state who are affected by the Optus data breach and need to get a new driver's licence.

Published in Security

The Victoria Government will provide $3.5 million for testing connected and automated vehicle technology on roads in the state, with the aim of making roads in the state safer.

Published in Automotive

Tollway operator EastLink has begun the second stage of its hands-free driving trials, and will test vehicle to infrastructure communications, after carrying out a number of trials to test technology that assists in hands-free driving.

Published in Automotive

Driving of the future was on show this week at the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, as VicRoads tested a highly automated driving (HAD) vehicle fitted with claimed world-first satellite positioning technology.

Published in Development
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 11:38

Unisys awarded seven-year VicRoads contract

Global IT services company Unisys has secured a contract to provide digital workspace services to Victorian road authority VicRoads in a move designed to increase employee effectiveness and collaboration across the agency’s approximately 3500-employee workforce.

Published in Deals
Wednesday, 14 June 2017 15:01

Kingma takes senior role at QPC

Contact centre specialist QPC has appointed Justin Kingma as a senior consultant.

Published in People Moves

The Victorian Government along with the Australian Road Research Board and La Trobe University have completed the first successful trials of a semi-automated vehicle on Melbourne’s EastLink motorway.

Published in Strategy
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
Wednesday, 30 October 2013 12:50

Victorian drivers to face tougher texting laws

If you text and drive you're a 'bloody idiot' and you'll now also face a much harsher penalty in a push from the Victorian state government for tougher texting laws.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 07 December 2011 09:38

VicRoads launches new real-time traffic alert site

Victorian road authority VicRoads has announced a new website that shows road users traffic alerts and road closures in real-time.
Published in Strategy
Sunday, 06 September 2009 10:19

New VicRoads iPhone app crashes into App Store

VicRoads today launched a new iPhone application designed to educate younger drivers about the dangers of using their mobile phones while driving. Will it race up the charts, or crash and burn?

Published in Entertainment
Yesterday Tim Pallas, Minister for Roads and Ports in Victoria, announced a new "secure drivers' licence."  The description makes it very clear that this is an identity card in disguise.

Published in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot!




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