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Daily Star
Sat-nav section to be introduced to driving testNEW SECTION: Sat-nav section will be added to the driving test They also plan
Sat-nav section to be introduced to driving test
Daily Star / Posted 4 hours ago
NEW SECTION: Sat-nav section will be added to the driving test They also plan to adapt the test to take the expected use of driverless cars into consideration. The average waiting time could be cut from eight weeks to six by rolling out more... Read more
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The Courier
Government backdown over myki finesThe Transport Department has refused to prosecute commuters facing fare evasion
Government backdown over myki fines
The Courier / Posted 15 hours ago
The Transport Department has refused to prosecute commuters facing fare evasion charges and has launched a review of thousands of infringement notices issued under the myki system. The Transport Department has again refused to prosecute commuters... Read more
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The Border Mail
Government backdown over myki finesThe Transport Department has refused to prosecute commuters facing fare evasion
Government backdown over myki fines
The Border Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
The Transport Department has refused to prosecute commuters facing fare evasion charges and has launched a review of thousands of infringement notices issued under the myki system. The Transport Department has again refused to prosecute commuters... Read more
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WA Today
McGowan commits to priority rail lines in $2.5 billion Perth MetronetThe Barnett government reckons Mark McGowan and Labor would be saddled with a d
McGowan commits to priority rail lines in $2.5 billion Perth Metronet
WA Today / Posted 16 hours ago
The Barnett government reckons Mark McGowan and Labor would be saddled with a debt monster of their own under the Metronet proposal. Opposition leader Mark McGowan has again pledged to start building an ambitious expanded rail system with a sticker... Read more
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The Age
Government backdown over myki finesThe Transport Department has launched a review of thousands of infringement not
Government backdown over myki fines
The Age / Posted 16 hours ago
The Transport Department has launched a review of thousands of infringement notices issued under the myki system. The Transport Department has again refused to prosecute commuters facing fare evasion charges after eminent barrister Julian Burnside,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Jeremy Cronin Visits EPWP Projects During Women's MonthWomen's month celebration gained momentum in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) when the Deput
Deputy Minister Jeremy Cronin Visits EPWP Projects During Women's Month
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Women's month celebration gained momentum in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) when the Deputy Minister of Public Works, Jeremy Cronin, together with Deputy Mayor of Ethekwini Municipality Nomvuso Tshabalala visited Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) Zibambele... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Northern Cape Transport, Safety and Liaison Cleans for Elderly to Close Women's Month, 31 AugDepartmental officials will be hosting and cleaning for the elderly as part of
Northern Cape Transport, Safety and Liaison Cleans for Elderly to Close Women's Month, 31 Aug
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Departmental officials will be hosting and cleaning for the elderly as part of closing Women's Month celebrations Officials from the Northern Cape Department of Transport, Safety and Liaison will on Monday, 31 August 2015, be closing off Women's... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Bruce Hwy access ramp group misses consultation opportunityAN ACTION group that spent months pushing for further public consultation on Br
Bruce Hwy access ramp group misses consultation opportunity
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
AN ACTION group that spent months pushing for further public consultation on Bruce Hwy upgrade plans has failed to take up a "golden opportunity" to consult with decision-makers. Politicians of all levels, as well as representatives from the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man assaulted after driver’s test mix upPOLICE were called to intervene after a Howick man was allegedly assaulted by a
Man assaulted after driver’s test mix up
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
POLICE were called to intervene after a Howick man was allegedly assaulted by a staff member at Mkondeni licensing department. The man, who said he was shocked and enraged by what happened, asked not to be named for fear of victimisation. He said... Read more
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The Courier
The war on myki: Julian Burnside QC leads legal team to help Melbourne commuters fight fines in courtLawyers have descended on Melbourne courts to help commuters fight unjust myki
The war on myki: Julian Burnside QC leads legal team to help Melbourne commuters fight fines in court
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
Lawyers have descended on Melbourne courts to help commuters fight unjust myki fines. A team of lawyers, led by eminent barrister Julian Burnside, QC, are about to descend on Melbourne's courts to help commuters facing fare-evasion charges. Mr... Read more
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The Border Mail
The war on myki: Julian Burnside QC leads legal team to help Melbourne commuters fight fines in courtLawyers have descended on Melbourne courts to help commuters fight unjust myki
The war on myki: Julian Burnside QC leads legal team to help Melbourne commuters fight fines in court
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Lawyers have descended on Melbourne courts to help commuters fight unjust myki fines. A team of lawyers, led by eminent barrister Julian Burnside, QC, are about to descend on Melbourne's courts to help commuters facing fare-evasion charges. Mr... Read more
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The Age
The war on myki: Julian Burnside QC leads legal team to help Melbourne commuters fight fines in courtThe enforcement of myki fines has been thrown into doubt. A team of lawyers, l
The war on myki: Julian Burnside QC leads legal team to help Melbourne commuters fight fines in court
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
The enforcement of myki fines has been thrown into doubt. A team of lawyers, led by eminent barrister Julian Burnside, QC, are about to descend on Melbourne's courts to help commuters facing fare-evasion charges. Mr Burnside and his team are... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Children at riskMore than six children's lives are being put at risk every day in Queensland be
Children at risk
Sky News Australia / Posted 4 days ago
More than six children's lives are being put at risk every day in Queensland because their parents aren't restraining them properly in cars, new figures reveal. RACQ says figures from the Department of Transport and Main Roads show more than 750... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Qld kids being put at risk on roads: RACQMORE than six children's lives are being put at risk every day in Queensland be
Qld kids being put at risk on roads: RACQ
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 days ago
MORE than six children's lives are being put at risk every day in Queensland because their parents aren't restraining them properly in cars, new figures reveal. RACQ says figures from the Department of Transport and Main Roads show more than 750... Read more
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Queensland Times
Ipswich ranks poor in child restraint finesTHE STATE'S peak motoring body has expressed its shock at the high number of Qu
Ipswich ranks poor in child restraint fines
Queensland Times / Posted 4 days ago
THE STATE'S peak motoring body has expressed its shock at the high number of Queensland parents failing to restrain their children in cars. Figures released to RACQ by the Department of Transport and Main Roads revealed in the first four months of... Read more
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Herald Sun
Qld kids being put at risk on roads: RACQMORE than six children's lives are being put at risk every day in Queensland be
Qld kids being put at risk on roads: RACQ
Herald Sun / Posted 4 days ago
MORE than six children's lives are being put at risk every day in Queensland because their parents aren't restraining them properly in cars, new figures reveal. RACQ says figures from the Department of Transport and Main Roads show more than 750... Read more
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Weekly Times
Qld kids being put at risk on roads: RACQMORE than six children's lives are being put at risk every day in Queensland be
Qld kids being put at risk on roads: RACQ
Weekly Times / Posted 4 days ago
MORE than six children's lives are being put at risk every day in Queensland because their parents aren't restraining them properly in cars, new figures reveal. RACQ says figures from the Department of Transport and Main Roads show more than 750... Read more
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News.com.au
Qld kids being put at risk on roads: RACQbreaking news MORE than six children's lives are being put at risk every day
Qld kids being put at risk on roads: RACQ
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
breaking news MORE than six children's lives are being put at risk every day in Queensland because their parents aren't restraining them properly in cars, new figures reveal. RACQ says figures from the... Read more
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Perth Now
Qld kids being put at risk on roads: RACQMORE than six children's lives are being put at risk every day in Queensland be
Qld kids being put at risk on roads: RACQ
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
MORE than six children's lives are being put at risk every day in Queensland because their parents aren't restraining them properly in cars, new figures reveal. RACQ says figures from the Department of Transport and Main Roads show more than 750... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Qld kids being put at risk on roads: RACQMORE than six children's lives are being put at risk every day in Queensland be
Qld kids being put at risk on roads: RACQ
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
MORE than six children's lives are being put at risk every day in Queensland because their parents aren't restraining them properly in cars, new figures reveal. RACQ says figures from the Department of Transport and Main Roads show more than 750... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Dipuo Peters Signs Bilateral Air Services Agreement With South SudanMembers of the media are invited to a special site tour of the Cape Town Intern
Minister Dipuo Peters Signs Bilateral Air Services Agreement With South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Members of the media are invited to a special site tour of the Cape Town International Airport by Minister Dipuo Peters and her counterpart, His Excellency South Sudan Minister of Transport, Roads and Bridges, Kwon Danhier Gatliak. Minister Peters... Read more
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The New Statesman
Is Jeremy Corbyn really proposing "women's only carriages"?Jeremy Corbyn has mooted the introduction of women-only carriages at night in r
Is Jeremy Corbyn really proposing "women's only carriages"?
The New Statesman / Posted 4 days ago
Jeremy Corbyn has mooted the introduction of women-only carriages at night in response to rising reports of sexual harrassment and assault on public transport. “Some women have raised with me that a solution to the rise in assault and harassment on... Read more
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herald ie/
Luas workers threaten strike action over pay Niall O'Connor – 26 August 2015 02:30 AM Workers are threatening to down too
Luas workers threaten strike action over pay
herald ie/ / Posted 4 days ago
Niall O'Connor – 26 August 2015 02:30 AM Workers are threatening to down tools in the coming weeks as anger grows over the lack of progress in talks between trade unions and company management. The... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Road blitz catches attention of Central Queensland driversOPERATION North Trough caught the attention of Central Highlands drivers when p
Road blitz catches attention of Central Queensland drivers
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
OPERATION North Trough caught the attention of Central Highlands drivers when police and Department of Transport and Main Roads set up at the track pads at Theresa Ck. Emerald general duties officers, Road Policing Unit, Longreach police,... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Road blitz catches attention of Central Queensland driversOPERATION North Trough caught the attention of Central Highlands drivers when p
Road blitz catches attention of Central Queensland drivers
The Daily Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
OPERATION North Trough caught the attention of Central Highlands drivers when police and Department of Transport and Main Roads set up at the track pads at Theresa Ck. Emerald general duties officers, Road Policing Unit, Longreach police,... Read more
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Queensland Times
Highway upgrade a hot topic at Sippy Downs meetingTHE Sippy Downs and District Community Association AGM tonight will double as a
Highway upgrade a hot topic at Sippy Downs meeting
Queensland Times / Posted 5 days ago
THE Sippy Downs and District Community Association AGM tonight will double as an information session for locals affected by the Bruce Hwy Upgrade Project. The meeting will feature guest speakers covering topics including the Palmview development,... Read more
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Evening Standard
Number of minicabs operating in London surges 26% in two yearsThe number of minicabs plying their trade on the capital’s streets has increase
Number of minicabs operating in London surges 26% in two years
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
The number of minicabs plying their trade on the capital’s streets has increased by 26 per cent in just two years, figures showed today. Department of Transport statistics found there were 62,800 licensed private hire vehicles in London in March... Read more
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News Mail
Suspected drug drivers caught in blitzFOUR people have been flagged as potential drug drivers after a traffic blitz o
Suspected drug drivers caught in blitz
News Mail / Posted 6 days ago
FOUR people have been flagged as potential drug drivers after a traffic blitz on Boat Harbour Dr last Friday as a part of Road Safety Week. Hervey Bay Police Sergeant Darryn Morris said four drivers had preliminarily tested positive to drug-driving... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Go George Buses Running Again After Violent WeekThe Go George bus services was back up and running on Monday, despite ongoing t
Go George Buses Running Again After Violent Week
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Go George bus services was back up and running on Monday, despite ongoing tensions between it and taxi associations. The service was suspended last week after four buses were set alight and six drivers were attacked during protests over... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Go George buses running again after violent weekFour buses were set alight during violent protests against the continued roll-o
Go George buses running again after violent week
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
Four buses were set alight during violent protests against the continued roll-out of BRT service in George. (Eugene Gunning, Netwerk24) Cape Town - The Go George bus services was back up and running on Monday, despite ongoing tensions between it and... Read more
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News Mail
Potential drug drivers flagged after police traffic blitzFOUR people have been flagged as potential drug drivers after a traffic blitz o
Potential drug drivers flagged after police traffic blitz
News Mail / Posted 6 days ago
FOUR people have been flagged as potential drug drivers after a traffic blitz on Boat Harbour Dr on Friday August 21 as a part of Road Safety Week. Hervey Bay Police Sergeant Darryn Morris said four drivers had preliminarily tested positive to drug... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Researcher: ‘It plays a part in every crash’SPEEDING has been involved in nearly a quarter of all fatal crashes in Queensla
Researcher: ‘It plays a part in every crash’
The Daily Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
SPEEDING has been involved in nearly a quarter of all fatal crashes in Queensland so far this year. Speeding is one of the "Fatal Five" most common reasons for deaths in car crashes. Department of Transport figures show 23.9% of deaths in car... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Cycling and better bike routes would help solve Manchester's traffic problems, say campaignersCampaigners say the stress and disruption caused by the ‘perfect storm’ of city
Cycling and better bike routes would help solve Manchester's traffic problems, say campaigners
Manchester Evening News / Posted 7 days ago
Campaigners say the stress and disruption caused by the ‘perfect storm’ of city centre traffic problems could be solved by better bike routes and more cycling. Commuters are facing weeks of misery following road closures around Manchester city... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Aero Club celebrating centennialPitt Meadows civilian pilots will be celebrating a historic anniversary at the
Aero Club celebrating centennial
Maple Ridge News / Posted 8 days ago
Pitt Meadows civilian pilots will be celebrating a historic anniversary at the end of the month, as the Aero Club of B.C. turns 100. “We’ve got quite an amazing history,” said club president Tom Heise. The oldest registered flying club in the... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Labor branches call for Premier's help with interchangeTHREE Sunshine Coast Labor Party branches will take a motion to the party's sta
Labor branches call for Premier's help with interchange
The Daily Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
THREE Sunshine Coast Labor Party branches will take a motion to the party's state conference urging Premier Anna Palaszczuk to intervene in the dispute over the design of the Caloundra Rd-Bruce Hwy interchange. The Glass House, Caloundra and Kawana... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Labor branches call for Premier's help with interchangeTHREE Sunshine Coast Labor Party branches will take a motion to the party's sta
Labor branches call for Premier's help with interchange
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
THREE Sunshine Coast Labor Party branches will take a motion to the party's state conference urging Premier Anna Palaszczuk to intervene in the dispute over the design of the Caloundra Rd-Bruce Hwy interchange. The Glass House, Caloundra and Kawana... Read more
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Queensland Times
Labor branches call for Premier's help with interchangeTHREE Sunshine Coast Labor Party branches will take a motion to the party's sta
Labor branches call for Premier's help with interchange
Queensland Times / Posted 9 days ago
THREE Sunshine Coast Labor Party branches will take a motion to the party's state conference urging Premier Anna Palaszczuk to intervene in the dispute over the design of the Caloundra Rd-Bruce Hwy interchange. The Glass House, Caloundra and Kawana... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Labor branches call for Premier's help with interchangeTHREE Sunshine Coast Labor Party branches will take a motion to the party's sta
Labor branches call for Premier's help with interchange
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
THREE Sunshine Coast Labor Party branches will take a motion to the party's state conference urging Premier Anna Palaszczuk to intervene in the dispute over the design of the Caloundra Rd-Bruce Hwy interchange. The Glass House, Caloundra and Kawana... Read more
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News Mail
Labor branches call for Premier's help with interchangeTHREE Sunshine Coast Labor Party branches will take a motion to the party's sta
Labor branches call for Premier's help with interchange
News Mail / Posted 9 days ago
THREE Sunshine Coast Labor Party branches will take a motion to the party's state conference urging Premier Anna Palaszczuk to intervene in the dispute over the design of the Caloundra Rd-Bruce Hwy interchange. The Glass House, Caloundra and Kawana... Read more
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Queensland Times
Expert says speed plays part in every crashSPEEDING has been involved in nearly a quarter of all fatal crashes in Queensla
Expert says speed plays part in every crash
Queensland Times / Posted 9 days ago
SPEEDING has been involved in nearly a quarter of all fatal crashes in Queensland so far this year. Speeding is one of the "Fatal Five" most common reasons for deaths in car crashes. Department of Transport figures show 23.9% of deaths in car... Read more
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iol.co.za
Judgment reserved in Ballito caseINLSA210814: The new mega-mall planned for Ballito on the North Coast will be l
Judgment reserved in Ballito case
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
INLSA210814: The new mega-mall planned for Ballito on the North Coast will be located on the area coloured blue in this aerial photograph. The existing Ballito Junction Shopping Centre will be developed to cover the whole vacant space. Durban -... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opportunities for Women in TransportJohannesburg — Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has encouraged women to take adv
Opportunities for Women in Transport
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Johannesburg — Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has encouraged women to take advantage of the opportunities available in the transport sector. As government invests R12.5 billion on non-toll road networks and builds the R573, the Minister said she... Read more
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Queensland Times
Update on big issues at Sippy Downs AGMALL residents are invited to attend the Sippy Downs and District Community Asso
Update on big issues at Sippy Downs AGM
Queensland Times / Posted 9 days ago
ALL residents are invited to attend the Sippy Downs and District Community Association AGM on August 26. The meeting will commence at 7pm at the Chancellor State College Primary Campus hall, Scholars Drive, Sippy Downs. Guests will hear firsthand... Read more
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iol.co.za
Transport summit pushes empowermentCape Town - Women have been encouraged to take advantage of the opportunities a
Transport summit pushes empowerment
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
Cape Town - Women have been encouraged to take advantage of the opportunities available in the transport sector, South African Transport Minister Dipuo Peters said on Thursday. Speaking at the opening of the Summit for Women in Transport, Peters... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'I found people lying in pieces. I will never forget what I saw'(Amanda Khoza, News24) Durban – When gospel artist Hlengiwe Mhlaba sang After
'I found people lying in pieces. I will never forget what I saw'
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
(Amanda Khoza, News24) Durban – When gospel artist Hlengiwe Mhlaba sang After today my life will never be the same again, Ronald Mbonambi, 65, rested his elbows on his knees and wept. He and 14 other families gathered for a mass memorial service at... Read more
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iol.co.za
Wynberg bus route talks break downINDEPENDENT MEDIAThe South Road Families Association (SRFA) made an urgent cour
Wynberg bus route talks break down
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe South Road Families Association (SRFA) made an urgent court application to prevent the city from evicting 26 families and demolishing properties in the area in March. The properties have been earmarked by the city to make way for... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Extra £678,000 to speed up work on Leeds Kirkstall Forge ‘lounge and ledge’ scheme An artist's impression of the planned 'Lounge and Ledge' public space at Kirks
Extra £678,000 to speed up work on Leeds Kirkstall Forge ‘lounge and ledge’ scheme
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 10 days ago
An artist's impression of the planned 'Lounge and Ledge' public space at Kirkstall Forge. This is what a new riverside ‘lounge and ledge’ area for the public - part... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Transport Hosts Summit for Women in Transport, 20 to 22 AugustThe Department of Transport, under the leadership of Minister Dipuo Peters and
Transport Hosts Summit for Women in Transport, 20 to 22 August
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The Department of Transport, under the leadership of Minister Dipuo Peters and Deputy Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga will bring together women from across South Africa to engage in robust deliberations and formulate a solid strategy, plan and time... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'It's crunch time': Uber calls on drivers to rev upUber is calling on its drivers to lobby their local MPs. Photo: Getty Images U
'It's crunch time': Uber calls on drivers to rev up
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 days ago
Uber is calling on its drivers to lobby their local MPs. Photo: Getty Images Uber is marshalling the troops ahead of a review of Queensland's taxi strategy. The company behind the increasingly popular ride-sharing app sent emails to its 2500-odd... Read more
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Queensland Times
Police nab 20 drug drivers in highway traffic operationPOLICE have nabbed 20 drug drivers as part of a massive traffic blitz targeting
Police nab 20 drug drivers in highway traffic operation
Queensland Times / Posted 10 days ago
POLICE have nabbed 20 drug drivers as part of a massive traffic blitz targeting motorists at sites on the Bruce Hwy and Caloundra Rd. Drivers were stopped at Caloundra, Glenview and Federal last night as more than 70 police took part in Operation... Read more
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