Share the road

Share the road tips for caravaners back travelling

These are the latest video tips and advice that every caravan or RV driver should watch before hitting the road this winter. Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport Scott Buchholz sai...

Holiday Travellers and road-trains share the outback (Facilities)

Whilst travelling in the outback of our great country, it is very important that we not only share the roads but also our facilities such as parking bays and roadhouses. These remote facilities take o...

Holiday travellers and road-trains share the outback

Travelling in the outback of Australia is an iconic Australian dream. The sights of the red desert and other attractions such as Uluru are synonymous with the Australian outback and evoke passion in t...

roundabouts

DO NOT OVERTAKE TURNING VEHICLE (ROUNDABOUTS)

Based on some of the comments from the surveys it would appear there are two problems. The first is the perception of some including many young drivers that the truck races them to the roundabout. Wha...

overtakingtrucks

OVERTAKING TRUCKS

Too many drivers take significant risks to save a few minutes on a long trip. People become frustrated at slow trucks on hills and often the speed limit gap between the standard speed limit of 110 and...

caravans

CARAVANS & MOTORHOMES

One of the most challenging situations on the roads is with a truck catching up behind a van and the van driver. The van driver believes they are doing the right thing, unnecessarily slows down and mo...

night

Driving at night

High beam glare contributes to fatigue during night driving. When you see the lights of an oncoming vehicle dip or you are flashed before reaching a crest or curve, dip your lights. By waiting until y...

road positioning

Road Positioning

A truck uses all of its lane space, do not travel right on the centre line, use the road width available, to give you space between opposing traffic. If stopped or broken down, where possible park wel...

Road Courtesy

Road Courtesy

This tip is a simple concept, but along with driver education, awareness of sharing the roads and increasing your safety, these things are often not given enough consideration. Many people are in a hu...

  • 1
  • 2