How easy was it to get a driver’s licence in the `70s!

What did you have to do to get your drivers’ licence? It was very simple, for some, back in the 1970's.


Optional V-plates for tourist drivers in Tasmania

Do you think optional V-plates for tourist drivers in Tasmania is a good idea? Suzanne Jones shares her bright idea of voluntary V-plates for anyone who feels out of sorts driving on the Apple Isle.


Innovative project aims to help older drivers

When to hand over the car keys is one of the tougher decisions faced by older Australians, with the loss of independence keenly felt. But there is help (almost) at hand.


How do you know when it’s time to hang up the car keys?

If you are over 60 and being completely honest, then you might just admit that you’re not the driver you were 20, 30 or 40 years ago.


Australia's Outback Way is the "grandaddy of all shortcuts"

Not all shortcuts are created equal. However, in terms of Great Australian shortcuts, the biggest and best of them all is the Outback Way, as Lee Atkinson discovered


The freedom of the open road: touring the Northern UK

How does driving through the UK countryside in a snazzy, comfy car grab you? It was certainly high on David Fallick’s wish list and last year he was able to tick it off. Today, he takes you through the twists and turns of his driving holiday.


Driverless cars a boon for older drivers?

The advent of safety technology and driverless vehicles could save the lives of older drivers, according to an Austroads study.


Ripper road trips: why you really must drive the Cabot Trail

The Cabot Trail really is a must-drive. Kaye’s itinerary covers many of the highlights, with ample time to feel the serenity, sip a coffee or stare at the stars.


Could your car accessories kill you?

Older Australians make up just eight per cent of licensed drivers, but account for over 14 per cent of road fatalities. New research aims to discover why this is the case.


Travel SOS: do you need an international driving permit?

David wants to know about driver’s licence requirements for when he visits the UK early next year. In today’s Travel SOS, Leon explains the basics and shares some handy resources.


Drive Europe in style with a Peugeot European lease

Drive in comfort and style in 2017 with the Peugeot European Leasing program, perfect for those wanting to travel in Europe for 21 days or more.


Save on your car costs

The costs of owning and running a car is a financial burden for many. Reduce your car costs with these five money-saving tips. n

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