Owning A Car

Dangers of using your mobile while driving

businessman using mobile phone while driving

Picture this, you are driving through town travelling at 60km/h. Your mobile pings because you have received a text. You take your eyes off the road for 2 seconds to see who the message is from. In this time, your car travels 33 metres (1). From here, you make a...

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What To Do If You Hit An Animal While Driving

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As we know, driving is hazardous by nature. Not only are we trying to avoid other drivers, but we also have to be constantly on the lookout for animals. Jumping animals don’t always mean kangaroos when you are driving through a rural area, livestock are just as unpredictable, as well...

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What to do if your car is stolen

Car thief at parking lot

Having your car stolen can be a frustrating and even frightening event. As overwhelmed as you may be feeling right now, it is very important to remain calm and focused on the next steps. If you act quickly, your car has a high chance of being found and back in...

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6 Simple Tips for Safe Driving (& Avoiding Frustrations) this Christmas

Brisbane City congestion

As the school holidays quickly approach, the roads will continually become busier leading up to the Christmas break. Here are our best tips for keeping your cool when travelling in traffic this summer. 1- Early bird catches the worm Getting an early start to help beat the rush can often relieve...

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Tips for safer long distance driving

Safety long distance driving

Heading into the Christmas holiday season means that roads are only going to become busier. Unfortunately, this increase in traffic results in more accidents, injuries, and in some cases fatalities. So whether you are planning a long trip to visit family or are heading on a road trip any other...

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Create your own emergency car kit

Emergency kit for your car

If you have ever experienced a car breakdown or accident you will know the situation can be quite stressful. Being equipped with a few handy items can help you avoid some of the stress that comes from such situations. Carrying an emergency kit in your car may help keep you...

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Why you need a dashcam now more than ever

Importance of a dashcam

A picture is worth a thousand words and having footage after an accident can help you with any sticky insurance claims. Today’s modern cars are manufactured with high levels of safety. Cars are manufactured with built-in collision systems that are intentionally designed to crumple when there is a significant impact....

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Top Tips on Cutting Down Your Fuel Bill

Young mother with baby boy at the petrol station.

With petrol prices climbing like they have been lately, it’s worth looking at ways for cutting down the amount of your hard earned money going towards filling up your car. We’re all feeling the impact, especially the diesel drivers. How are you meant to save on fuel, with high prices...

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How to Reduce the Chance of Your Car Being Stolen

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In Australia, approximately 150 vehicles are stolen every day. While there is no guaranteed way to prevent car theft, here are 5 simple rules you can use to reduce your risk of becoming a victim. Rule Number 1 - Be Careful with your Keys Modern cars are generally a lot...

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What To Do If Your Car Is Flooded

Water Damaged Car Is Stuck In Flood Water

We’ve all seen the devastating footage of submerged cars in flood waters both on TV and social media, but we never expect one of those cars to be ours. You find your vehicle with a water line visible halfway up your car door, layers of mud lining the interior of...

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