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Man dies, woman seriously injured in car hit by train in NSW
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Man dies, woman seriously injured in car hit by train in NSW

The woman's condition is serious, an ambulance spokesman says. 

  • by Ben Weir

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Speed limit to be lowered at Sydney's Green Square after truck crash
Public transport

Speed limit to be lowered at Sydney's Green Square after truck crash

But the state's roads agency has resisted a push to extend the lower limit to busier routes in an area set to become Australia's most densely populated.

  • by Matt O'Sullivan
'Huge disaster': One dead, others injured after major truck crash in Sydney
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'Huge disaster': One dead, others injured after major truck crash in Sydney

Paramedics arrived to find pedestrians strewn across the road, one woman dead, and a truck driver trapped in his vehicle.

  • by Rachel Clun, Natassia Chrysanthos & Jenny Noyes
Man charged over alleged road rage stabbing
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Man charged over alleged road rage stabbing

Video emerged which showed two men yelling at each other after they stopped their vehicles on the M7 in Sydney's west.

  • by Rachel Clun
Half-priced car registration for NSW drivers who spend $15 per week on tolls
NSW election

Half-priced car registration for NSW drivers who spend $15 per week on tolls

The move is designed to outmanoeuvre Labor on tolls policy ahead of the state election.

  • by Lisa Visentin
5000 children locked in vehicles: Now automotive technology may help
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5000 children locked in vehicles: Now automotive technology may help

New technology is being fitted in vehicles to prevent children from being locked in cars, often with dangerous consequences.

  • by Julie Power
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Government hits back over accusations of 'secret' WestConnex sale plan
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Government hits back over accusations of 'secret' WestConnex sale plan

Labor has seized on the document as evidence of the government's intentions to privatise more state assets.

  • by Matt O'Sullivan
One type of car crash accounts for one-third of all accidents: study
Roads

One type of car crash accounts for one-third of all accidents: study

Rear-end crashes and failing to give way are increasing, revealing increased driver distractions, an analysis of insurance claims says.

  • by Julie Power
Distracted driving: A booming threat to older drivers
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Distracted driving: A booming threat to older drivers

Distraction among older drivers is nearly as great as among younger drivers, but poses a greater risk.

  • by Julie Power
'Living in fear': Homeowners blame WestConnex for cracked walls
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'Living in fear': Homeowners blame WestConnex for cracked walls

Umberto Galasso was in the lounge room of his North Strathfield home on a rainy day when he heard a loud splitting noise. He looked up to notice a gaping crack in the wall.

  • by Megan Gorrey
Two minutes too long before crossing? Push to shorten pedestrian wait
Public transport

Two minutes too long before crossing? Push to shorten pedestrian wait

Pedestrians in inner Sydney could face shorter wait times to cross the road under a council push to improve safety.

  • by Megan Gorrey