Green machines

For most of us, travelling further than we can walk requires oil. Michael Henry delves into the topic of liquid biofuels.


A Good Drop

Despite no obvious changes on our roads, 2011’s road toll was down by a whopping 25% on previous years. Encouraging as this is, it begs the question – why?


Crash and learn

Kathryn Webster looks into how the Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) measures car safety.

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Road rules - using pedestrian crossings safely

Whether we’re walking the dog or dropping the children to school, we should feel safe out and about. But more than 35 pedestrians are killed and thousands injured on New Zealand roads every year. Many of these tragedies could have been prevented had drivers and pedestrians been more aware and alert.

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Push & play in the electric Volkswagen Golf

Kathryn Webster is won over by an all-electric car.

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Under the influence: are you safe to drive?

By Margaret Stevenson-Wright, senior advisor of education for NZTA.


Delivering the smarts

Jacqui Madelin explores the evolution of in-car safety technology.

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All in the details

This New Zealand couple find a bit of fun in the finer things.

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On the road to success

AA Driving School steps up for students.

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Electric bikes: Time to e-ride

Thinking of buying an electric bike? Ben Cook considers the options.

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