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Drivers who park in clearways in peak hour run big risk as VicRoads boosts tow truck patrols

Adam Carey People who park in peak-hour clearways will run a bigger risk of having their vehicle towed and impounded, with VicRoads launching a fresh assault after being given a $1.

Deaths and injuries will continue at level crossings without major changes: experts

Level Crossing Murray St. Preston.

Adam Carey People will continue to be killed and seriously injured at level crossings at an unacceptably high rate in Victoria unless major design changes are made to make it harder to take risks around trains,...

Dandenong rail line on track for years of disruption


Adam Carey Passengers face the prospect of several years of severe overcrowding and declining reliability.

What price a pedestrian's safety? A mere $91 study finds


Adam Carey How much are you prepared to pay to reduce pedestrian injuries or deaths in car accidents?

901 bus service 'flawed'

901 bus to the Airport

Adam Carey The high-frequency public bus to Melbourne Airport has not dented the overwhelming dominance of car travel to Tullamarine.

The odyssey

Bus Driver Eril Mitchell who drives the 901 bus which is Melbourne's longest running from Frankston to Ringwood to the Airport.

Adam Carey I'm standing at the airport waiting for a bus. Midday. Friday. Tullamarine. An axis through which 30 million people pass each year, barely any of them on a public bus.

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Sale of port would fund Labor's transport scheme


Adam Carey The sale of Port of Melbourne would fund biggest ever assault on Melbourne's level crossings under a Labor government.

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Lobby urges tram extensions to avoid dead-end trips

End of the line: The route three tram terminus is kilometres away from the Glen Waverley railway line and Chadstone shopping centre.

Adam Carey It's mid-morning in East Malvern, and another route three tram lumbers into the terminus at the small shopping strip at the intersection of Waverley and Darling roads, just as they have for the past...

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Motorists driven to distraction by their own devices

Devices in the car

Adam Carey More than 1000 people are predicted to die or be seriously injured on Victorian roads in the next five years due to driver distraction from in-vehicle technology such as car stereos, GPS devices or...

Distracted parent drivers at higher crash risk

aking eyes off the road to face children increases a driver’s risk of crashing

Adam Carey Parents who drive with young children in the back seat spend an average 18 per cent of driving time with their eyes off the road, Melbourne researchers found.

Wrong use of car seats puts lives in danger

child seat

Adam Carey Four out of five children are buckled incorrectly into car restraining seats, study finds.

Commuters stung by lack of space

Narre Warren station car park

Adam Carey Commuters who park at their local railway stations are being fined in their thousands.

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Safety message may be falling off

Dumb ways to die

Adam Carey and Craig Butt Has the Dumb Ways to Die message actually changed people's behaviour?

Unlit cyclists face greater injury


Adam Carey Cyclists riding without bike lights are three times more likely to be seriously injured in a crash than those who are lit up, a major study of cycling crashes in Melbourne has found.

Cyclists open up on risky riding


Adam Carey Almost 40 per cent of Melbourne cyclists admit to sometimes riding through red lights.

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Parking or mowing? Residents in a fine predicament

Residents in the suburb of Gowanbrae, where they are forced to park on nature strips due to the narrow streets.

Adam Carey Would you pay $3000 to have your nature strip paved and turned into a public car space?

Uni bus on the road to success

Photograph Simon O Dwyer. The Sunday Age Newspaper. 150410. Photograph Shows. Monash Uni students que for a bus that has been hired by the university to accomodate the huge amount of students getting of at the Huntingdale Train Station to make there way to uni. SPECIAL BUS

Adam Carey A trial express bus service to Monash University's Clayton campus is easing reliance on cars.

Taxi scare campaign dumped

A poster from 13CABS' London-inspired ad campaign.

Adam Carey Taxi booking company 13CABS will abandon its scare campaign claiming a proposed increase in the number of hire cars on the road could lead to more sexual attacks on women following an overwhelming...