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Here's an interesting article for your Friday reading! It's all about human beings and our notorious failure to estimate risk accurately. Why are we interested in it? Because driving is a real risk - one we take every day - and somehow it's just never assessed as serious as it should be...

We love science! Here's ​an article containing a couple of snippets from an amazing documentary by the National Geographic's channel called 'Brain Games'. It shows you what happens to the brain when it's missing out on sleep, and the detrimental effects it can have on your life...

We all have our little pet peeves about other people's driving behaviour. Unless you're a zen master...

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We already know how dangerous it is to be distracted while driving - which is exactly what happens when we try to hold a conversation with someone else. We also know that having a conversation with someone who is in the car with us is safer than trying to do so with someone on the phone. The reason for that is...

Do you ever get road rage when you're behind the wheel? New research has developed a theory of why even people who seem relaxed and calm during their everyday interactions, can display what seems like extreme and irrational anger when they're in their cars...

As a driver in New Zealand, there are a few challenges we face when we get behind the wheel. One of them can be the weather, which can deliver sunstrike, flooding, fog, strong winds, to name a few. One Wanaka woman, Linda Baker has taken the initiative to tackle one specific aspect - winter driving in the south...

We already use technology to help us navigate the roads. There's a reasonably good traffic management system in place to control flow of traffic, and due to the magic of google maps and similar apps, it's possible to tell how bad traffic is going to be, from the comfort of a smartphone; and plan our journeys around the big red (or black) lines indicating a bad snarl...

In honour of New Zealand Road Safety Week a little while back, the team at Fleetcoach have been feeling nostalgic. We're proud of our history, and we thought this would be an excellent time to give you a little rundown of how we've gotten to where we are today...