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 have been seen and there are some unusual marks and numbers painted on the road … Read moreTraffic Delays Ahead
You just never know what hidden treasuresÂ 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.
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 carÂ featured at Information for Her Australia. In one of these you will definitely stand out in the crowd. Â
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, you need to understand that ethanol blended fuels are not suitable for all cars. You … Read moreEthanol Blended Fuel Outlets
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 I would do the rounds and pick up some brochures for her. Well what father … Read moreBuying a New Car?
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 some movies of the new VE Commodore in action.
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 nothing new – the Army has quite a fleet of them, there have been amphibious … Read moreFor the Person Who Really Wants to Go Off Road
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 reckless drunks who are caught and charged by police won’t be allowed back behind the … Read moreTough Action on Drink Drivers
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 gave it a top speed of around 160 kph. This beautifully restored example calls Hervey … Read more1950 Riley Drophead Convertible
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 on the drivers of long-distance trucks while governments have turned a blind-eye to the companies … Read moreWaking Up to Driver Fatigue