Oxley Highway speed review cameras- Oxley Highway may set safety benchmark battle event

Oxley Highway awaits speed review

Recently announced roadworks and safety initiatives on the famed Oxley Highway in NSW do not mean the speed review has been cancelled. A Roads and Maritime Services spokesman told us the Oxley Highway Speed Zone Review is “still being finalised”. We’ve been told the speed review is “imminent” for the past year.  RMS had planned to …

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Wristband alerts riders to speed cameras

This leather wristband could be the biggest money saver for motorcycle riders as it alerts the rider to upcoming known speed camera locations. After a successful crowdfunding campaign, the Italian-made WOOLF wristband will launch in June 2017 and cost €139 (about $A200). Earlybirds can order now for €99 (about $A140) on woolf.bike. It may seem expensive, but if it saves your licence and …

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Safety experts want lower speed limits 

Experts at the recent Australasian Road Safety Conference in Canberra have unanimously declared that lower speed limits are the best answer for reducing the road toll. Delegate Judith Kuerschner says the “simplistic solution” of lowering speed limits is pertinent given the current NSW Government move to reduce speed limits on the Oxley Highway. PETITION TO …

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Wristband speed camera alert seeks funds

Makers of this leather wristband that alerts riders to upcoming known speed camera locations is back for its second crowdfunding attempt. Production of the Italian-made WOOLF wristband has been stalled after the first crowd-funding campaign didn’t reach its target. In the wake of the apparent fraud over the crowd-funded Skully head-up display helmet, company co-founder Federico Tognetti has …

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Is your motorcycle speedo accurate?

Did you know that your speedo is most likely inaccurate and that the inaccuracy could vary slightly with time? In these days of low speed tolerances by the police, it is vital that your speedo is accurate or that you are aware of its inaccuracy. To check the accuracy of your speedo, you could go …

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Reduce the number of speed zones

It has been recognised that there are too many speed zones in Australia and that the frequency of zone changes is too high. This is among the findings of an Austroads research report. It’s something every motorist is already well aware of, yet it took 116 pages of the “Model National Guidelines for Setting Speed …

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