Category Archives: Motoring

Traffic Delays Ahead

Get ready for some interesting traffic delays at the busiest roundabout in Hervey Bay. Yep work is about to start on something on the Boat Harbour Drive/Main Street roundabout. Speed limits have already been reduced to 40km/h and traffic controllers … Continue reading

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Another Hidden Treasure

You just never know what hidden treasures might be hiding in some of the garages around Hervey Bay but every now and then one of them makes a a brief appearance somewhere around town. Here are two that we spotted recently.

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A Different Small Car

Looking for a small car but want something that’s a little different, something that stands out from the gaggle of vanilla flavoured small cars that are out there? Here’s and exotic and passionate small car featured at Information for Her Australia. … Continue reading

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Ethanol Blended Fuel Outlets

The Premier announced today that another 200 service stations in Queensland were now able to provide an ethanol blended fuel for customers and there are already service stations in this region that can supply you with the blended fuel. However, … Continue reading

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Buying a New Car?

My experience here in Hervey Bay One of our daughters rang last night and announced that she wanted to buy a new car but where she works it’s a bit hard to get to a dealer. So she wondered if … Continue reading

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Holden’s New VE Commodore

The release of the new Holden VE Commodre is not far away and already it has aroused a lot of interest. Visit Aussie Motoring to find out more about it and get a link to a site that is running … Continue reading

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For the Person Who Really Wants to Go Off Road

Imagine a trip to Fraser Island in or on one of these. There would be no need to wait for the barge and you could launch from just about anywhere along the coastline here in Hervey Bay. Amphibious vehicles are … Continue reading

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Tough Action on Drink Drivers

Tough new measures were passed by State Parliament today to target drink drivers. Transport and Main Roads Minister Paul Lucas said Parliament approved amendments to legislation that would see serial and high range drink drivers facing immediate licence suspension. “These … Continue reading

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1950 Riley Drophead Convertible

For this weeks motoring feature let me show you a classic from 56 years ago. It’s a 1950 Riley Drophead Convertible. It was built by Riley Motors in the UK and was powered by a 2.5 litre motor motor that … Continue reading

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Waking Up to Driver Fatigue

It seems that the state government has finally decided that it really does need to focus on driver fatigue in the trucking industry – and not before time too. For too long this country has survived by imposing impossible workloads … Continue reading

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