Summer Road Safety

This summer is all about the road trips. Whether you are heading out on the ultimate multi-stop road trip or taking a drive to the local beach this summer, it's important to be safe on the road by taking the essential steps to prepare.

We have produced the top summer driving safety tips for you, the family and your furry sidekicks so you can properly plan and prepare your car for a road trip.

Don't forget to read our latest media release to 'Pop it in your pocket' while juggling car keys and ensuring your kids stay safe and are not unintentionally locked in the car.  

The NRMA has teamed up with Destination NSW to make sure you can see the absolute best that NSW has to offer by road this year. Check out the video below for our top tips on keeping your car road-trip-ready.


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NSW cancels Double Demerits for the October long weekend

The demerit point system provides an incentive for drivers to improve their driving behaviour, obey road rules and comply with NSW traffic laws.



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If travel restrictions have inspired you to try a rural road trip, be prepared for different driving conditions, says Tim Pomroy.



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Follow these top 10 tips from truckies to drive safely around trucks.



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