Fatal express train crash near Yokohama, Japan

By Helene Fung While Japanese trains are usually known for their safety and punctuality, an out-of-character tragedy happened on Thursday local time. An express train carrying 500 passengers and estimated to be travelling at 120 km/h collided with a truck at a crossing near Yokohama Station, south of Tokyo. The crash derailed the front carriage…

Expert Warns Poor Broadband Means WA Faces More Risks On Cyber Security

WA has the worst broadband in the nation, with the highest proportion of underperforming services of any state in the country, according to an ACCC report “Measuring Broadband Australia”. Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) report Measuring Broadband Australia claimed Western Australians had been provided with a poor internet service, with many owning NBN50 or…

Cars Confiscated Under Hoon Legislation

Two WA drivers have had their cars confiscated after being caught driving more than 100km/hr above the speed limit. A speed camera caught a Holden Commodore sedan travelling at 226km/hr in a 90km/hr zone on Mandjoogoordup Drive. The 40-year-old driver from Dudley Park was charged with reckless driving and will appear in court tomorrow. A…

Traffic Infringement Fines Are Set To Skyrocket

Western Australian drivers will face heavier fines with the government’s decision to raise penalties. Fines for using a mobile phone while driving will increase to $400, speeding fines below nine kilometers per hour will increase to $100.The demerit point deduction system will also be revamped. Police Minister Liza Harvey believes the changes will discourage unsafe…