"Is only a better deal if in fact we do find more useful work for the workers.
Avoiding 15000 car imports is better than 1200 workers on the dole for the country, but the reality is Ford can no longer forecast any sales numbers for future…"
"Holden recieves 180mil per year, Ford - 95mil per year. Ford actually receives more funding per car though, which is the metric that probably matters most.
All german cars receive more funding per car from the german taxpayer than ford…"
"That would honestly require us to become better (and market perceived as better) than Taiwan at building bicycles and would necessarily involve the same giant scales of investing in automation and product design that would make us a great car…"
"Purpose of the bend in is to put physical seperation between the road edge where turning heavy vehicles may crush a vulnerable user. In some cases its also used to provide a space for a car to turn in and have its boot clear of passing traffic…"
"The only current handling for a bicycle crossing in NSW is signalised. ie in order to allow bicycles to cross a road on a share path we either dismount, or they remove the pedestrian crossing and signalise the intersection. This also…"
"Even commentors in the daily terrorgraph are hugely pro-rail these days, though the motivation happens to be "if there is a railway then more people will get off my roads".
in any case they can no longer keep up with roadbuilding for…"
"Widening the lanes doesn't actually make it safer for cycling - a 2.4m wide lane is generally safer than a 3.5, and that even shows up on accident stats.
What I found disturbing about the whole thing, is that a truck driver is supposed to a…"
"Don't cut someones fuel lines. They are only illegal when used on public property.
If you happen to be in earshot of the rider, just tell them that the combination fine, unregistered, uninsured, no motorcycle helmet is about $2000,…"
"I used to work in East Balmain and use that road in the morning.
How is that they can honestly concieve of intersections where 1 class of user has to give way 3 times to cross the intersection. It is only ever done to pedestrians and…"
"The RMS's ability to silently disenfranchise pedestrians in this system really does never end does it.
There is a missing crossing leg and an enforced double wait applied to pedestrians, in a relatively pedestrian busy area. Anyone…"
"Just run a video camera on your handlebars or helmet. On and off I've done so for years. Plenty of reliable examples out there nowadays.
However do not be suprised to find that the police do not want to act to manage driving standards,…"